Machine Head are in the news again because they premiered a new video for the opening track "Now We Die" from their recently released Bloodstone & Diamonds. Check it out below and share your opinion on it. Bloodstone & Diamonds was released last week and if you would like to catch the band on tour, you can visit one of the An Evening With Machine Head shows in North America starting next year or their European tour with Darkest Hour.
Having just released their new album Bloodstone & Diamonds, Machine Head now announce a new North American tour. Previously, they announced dates with Children Of Bodom, Epica and Battlecross which they later cancelled to complete the work on the new record. They promised that new tour dates would be announced and here they are. What's different this time is that the band will be touring without support bands. The Bay Area metallers will headline an exclusive tour starting this January, which will span all across North America featuring just a two-hour set of Machine Head.
Can't wait to hear the new Machine Head album Bloodstone & Diamonds? You don't need to wait any longer, because it is available for streaming in its entirely below. Listen to it while you can! If you would like to grab a copy of the new album, you need to wait until tomorrow because that's when it is going to be released in Europe via Nuclear Blast Entertainment and until November 10th, if you are in the UK or North America. So what do you think? Is it worth it?
After a generous preview of the new songs on their upcoming album, Machine Head have shared today a brand new song called "Night Of Long Knives". You can watch the visualizer of the track below and hear another tune from Bloodstone & Diamonds. "Night Of Long Knives" is a seven-minute long song. Do you like what you hear?
Bay Area metallers Machine Head have set up a special interactive webpage on which fans can take a sneak peek at the band's upcoming album Bloodstone & Diamonds. You can head over to this location to check out pieces of the album's artwork as well as song samples off their long-awaited new record. What did you think of the audio samples?
Nowadays, it became common to have songs leak before official releases. Well, Machine Head's frontman Robert "Robb" Flynn just informed their fans that their new songs "Now We Die" and an album version of "Killer & Kings" have leaked via iTunes UK. The band also decided to share an upload the song on YouTube and get it over with. So, the cat is out of the bag. Amidst all the mess, you get to listen to the new song "Now We Die" below.
A few months ago, Machine Head announced a big North American tour with Epica, Children Of Bodom and Battlecross, set for this October. However, the band now postpones that tour because it seems that their new album Bloodstone & Diamonds is taking longer to complete than expected and they need the time to work on it. It's a bummer not only to the fans but also the other bands on the bill who are not pleased about it.
U.S. metallers Machine Head have revealed more about their upcoming new album. More precisely, they revealed that it will be titled Bloodstone & Diamonds. The tracklist and cover artwork was also made available, so check it out right here. Do you like it?
This December, Californian metallers Machine Head will embark on a headlining tour across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Support on the 11-date long trek will come from Devil You Know and Darkest Hour. All these winter dates will also include the material from the band's upcoming eighth album, which will be released via Nuclear Blast by the time they arrive.
Bay Area metallers Machine Head continue their live domination of North America with the announcement of a 21-show U.S. and Canadian trek in support of their debut studio album for Nuclear Blast Entertainment, which is due out this fall. With a strong and diverse line-up that features support from Finnish powerhouse Children Of Bodom and Dutch symphonic metallers Epica with American melodic death/thrash openers Battlecross, the tour launches on October 4th in Denver, Colorado and includes five Canadian cities before closing out in Hollywood, California on November 1st. Are you planning to check out this tour?
You might remember that at the beginning of this year, the former long-time Machine Head bassist Adam Duce filed a lawsuit against the band and their manager, among others. He was seeking damages for trademark infringement, breach of partnership agreement and defamation, and claimed he was kicked out of the band. It seems that this dispute has been settled, according to a post on the band's Facebook page. However, the group didn't reveal the terms of the deal. The Americans continue to work on their brand new album, set for release in November this year.
After sharing the first taste of new material, Machine Head's main man Robb Flynn has released a lengthy update on the band's the new album. Currently in recording mode, Robb Flynn discusses specific new songs and lyrics for the new album and says it will not be like The Blackening. You can read all about it here below.
On April 19th, Record Store Day, Machine Head released the limited edition 10" Killers And Kings featuring a demo version of a brand new track entitled "Killers & Kings". If you didn't grab a copy of that, you can hear the demo version of "Killers & Kings" right now since the band finally shared an official stream of the song. Enjoy!
The Americans Machine Head started to announce the first round of tour dates in 2014 for North America and Europe as well. The Killers & Kings Tour will serve as an album primer for more dates in November/December, but more importantly it will hit numerous cities that Machine Head hasn't headlined in for over a decade, or in several cases, never headlined, or even played, at all. Machine Head are currently in the studio recording their eighth album for a summer 2014 release.