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Dave McClain and Phil Demmel To Exit Machine Head

Posted: Oct 1, 10:35, by Crumbs

After 23 years with Dave McClain at the drum throne, and 15 years with Phil Demmel shredding the guitar, both members have decided to move on from Machine Head...

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MACHINE HEAD, have announced the 2nd leg of their North American Tour - Freaks & Zeroes Tour 2018

Posted: Jul 10, 16:54, by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD, have announced the second leg of their North American tour in support of their new album, Catharsis. The upcoming dates also include...

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Machine Head as Ten Ton Hammer in Fukuoka, Japan

Posted: Jul 10, 14:24, by Crumbs

Machine Head had to cancel the July 8 show in Fukuoka, Japan due to a typhoon that flooded the roads and got the gear stuck 300 km away. But they did play anyway...

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Machine Head Cancels Four Dates of the Upcoming European Tour

Posted: Mar 12, 20:20, by Crumbs

In light of ongoing health issues and recent cancellations on our US tour we are having to make some necessary changes to the forthcoming European tour...

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Japan and Australia “Catharsis” World Tour 2018 Announced!

Posted: Feb 20, 09:17, by Crumbs

We are stoked to be going back to Australia and Japan!!

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Posted: Feb 19, 21:42, by Crumbs

Following a severe lung infection that shut Robb’s throat down mid-show in Pittsburgh and resulted in Cleveland and Detroit being cancelled...

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Video: Two Different Versions of New MACHINE HEAD Song "BASTARDS"

Posted: Jan 12, 08:37, by Crumbs

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn has always been one to speak his mind, and he minces no words on how he sees the current sociopolitical state of America...

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Sum-up from a new Robb Flynn You Tube Live Session

Posted: Oct 19, 2017, by Crumbs

In a YouTube live-stream on Tuesday October 17th, Robb Flynn speaks more about the new album, different editions, music video shoot and much more...

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Phil Demmel Join 3rd Annual Bowl for Ronnie

Posted: Oct 4, 2017, by Crumbs

It’s just about time to roll and a number of rockers have answered the call for the 3rd Annual Bowl for Ronnie celebrity bowling tournament taking place this Friday...

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Machine Heads new album Catharsis is officially done!

Posted: Oct 4, 2017, by Crumbs

In a YouTube live-stream a few hours ago Robb Flynn speaks about the new album, Tom Pettys death, the Las Vegas shootings...

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MACHINE HEAD Announce Europe and UK Catharsis World Tour

Posted: Sep 27, 2017, by Crumbs

Machine Head have announced a raft of EU and UK tour dates in support of their forthcoming ninth studio album, "Catharsis", which is set for release via Nuclear Blast...

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Posted: Sep 18, 2017, by Crumbs

It's been far too long since we've demolished venues in America, we have had an awesome and productive break writing our new album "Catharsis"...

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TakeMyScars.com celebrates 10 years today!

Posted: Aug 17, 2017, by Crumbs

On August 17th, 2007, TakeMyScars.com was launched. It was a fansite for the mighty San Francisco Bay Area metal titans Machine Head...

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Posted: May 11, 2017, by Crumbs

Yes ladies and gentlemen, this July our fearless leader Robb Flynn will officially be a Quinquagenarian!!?? He only turns half-a-century this year, don’t miss this...

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Metal Hammer's Greates Debut Album of the past 30 Years

Posted: Aug 24, 2016, by Crumbs

To mark Metal Hammer magazine's 30th birthday next month, we're looking back at the past three decades of rock and metal to celebrate the best music on planet Earth...

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"Is There Anybody Out There?" Cracks Top 40 Of U.S. Active Rock Chart

Posted: Aug 19, 2016, by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD's latest track, "Is There Anybody Out There?", cracked the Top 40 on the Active Rock chart in the United States. It marks the first time any Nuclear Blast...

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Robb Flynn Interview from Full Metal Jackie Radio Show

Posted: Jul 26, 2016, by Crumbs

Vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn of MACHINE HEAD was interviewed on the July 15-17 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. A few excerpts follow...

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The General Journals: Black Lives Matter

Posted: Jul 14, 2016, by Crumbs

There is a poisonous mantra being repeated endlessly that ‪#‎alllivesmatter‬, that black-on-black crime happens more than cops kill black people...

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Jackson infographic - Fun tidbits about Phil Demmel

Posted: Jun 16, 2016, by Crumbs

Jacksonguitars.com have posted a blogpost with some fun tidbits about Phil Demmel. And the coolest part, the picture was taken by TakeMyScars.com i Bucharest, Romania...

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MACHINE HEAD To Release 'Is There Anybody Out There?' Single This Friday

Posted: Jun 1, 2016, by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD will release a brand new single, titled "Is There Anybody Out There?", on June 3. "The song is about love, loneliness, racism, and not getting what...

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Posted: May 26, 2016, by Crumbs

Back in 2010 Robb Flynns Martinez, CA house was burglarized. Stolen with the cash, jewelry, and other items were four guitars, and amongst these four was easily...

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New Yamaha interview with Dave McClain

Posted: May 11, 2016, by Crumbs

Check out our new interview with Dave McClain of Machine Head. Dave talks about his reasons why he chooses to play Yamaha Drums, his biggest influences and...

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PRO X on Tour with Machine Head and Lagudi - Part 2

Posted: May 5, 2016, by Crumbs

MIDAS headed along to Machine Head's UK Manchester date to meet Front of House Engineer, Steve Lagudi, to discover more about the monitor and F.O.H. setup...

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PRO X on Tour with Machine Head and Steve Lagudi

Posted: Apr 21, 2016, by Crumbs

MIDAS headed along to Machine Head's UK Manchester date to meet Front of House Engineer, Steve Lagudi, to discover more about the monitor and F.O.H. setup...

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New song "Is There Anybody Out There" will be out soon

Posted: Mar 24, 2016, by Crumbs

Machine Head finished the last show of the "An Evening With..."-tour in Clermont Ferrand, France on March 17th and have made this post on their Facebook-page...

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