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Machine Head announce 25th Anniversary Burn My Eyes tour

Hell has officially frozen over!!  It is with great excitement that MACHINE HEAD announce the first leg of their 25th Anniversary tour for the band’s classic debut, ‘Burn My Eyes’.  The dates kick off in Germany on October 5th in Freiburg, continue across Europe and the UK, wrapping in Dublin, …

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SACRED REICH Announces the Return of Dave McClain

Phoenix-based thrash icons, SACRED REICH, are thrilled to announce the return of former drummer Dave McClain to their ranks, following his departure from Bay Area Metal outfit Machine Head last month after 23 years on the drum throne. Before joining Machine Head, McClain played drums for SACRED REICH for four …

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Machine Head unveil ‘Volatile’ lyric vid

MACHINE HEAD are set to release their ninth studio album, ‘Catharsis’ tomorrow,, 26th January via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.  Today, the band has released the official lyric video for the album’s incendiary opening track, ‘Volatile’ The track is dedicated to Heather D. Heyer who lost her life during a protest against …

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Theories Divide – The Outcast

The first sip of a perfectly poured pint of Guinness. The choreography of Riverdance. Sheamus’ Brogue Kick. The clash of the ash. Whatever way you look at it, Ireland packs a serious punch. Theories Divide can safely add themselves to the list. Formed in Dublin in 2008, the quartet have been …

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Machine Head Premiere ‘Is There Anybody Out There?’

MACHINE HEAD Premiere ‘Is There Anybody Out There?’ Bay Area metal titans MACHINE HEAD, will release a brand new single entitled ‘Is There Anybody Out There?’ on June 3. “The song is about love, loneliness, racism, and not getting what is going on in the world/America,” comments guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn. …

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When Football and Metal Collide: Part 1

Marilyn Manson sang about The Beautiful People. Machine Head gave us Beautiful Mourning. And although not common, The Beautiful Game intertwines with metal on a number of occasions, from Download Festival’s 5-a-side tournament to Steve Harris’ West Ham crest on his bass (but more about that in Part 2…). With …

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Metal Allegiance – Metal Allegiance

This debut album should really have been a stone cold classic from Metal Allegiance as their core musical line up consists of Mike Portnoy on drums, Alex Skolnick on guitar and Dave Ellefson on bass guitar with an array of guest vocalists but out of the 9 tracks, only 7 …

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PlanetMosh Album of the year 2014

album of the year

Twenty-Fourteen was another amazing year in the world of hard rock and  metal. With so many crunching releases to sift through, the staff here at PlanetMosh submitted their favourite albums of the year.   Almost 200 albums were added to the final spreadsheet and PlanetMosh is proud to announce:   …

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Bakken – Belfast, Limelight 2, 20/12/2014

The last of the Distortion Project’s (almost) weekly RocKD Saturday afternoon promotions of 2014 brought together two bands, one from either side of the Irish border, who really have made names for themselves over the past 12 months, with a headline act who have been relatively quiet in comparison but …

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PlanetMosh Readers Album of the Year 2014 – poll

PlanetMosh have compiled a poll for the best albums released in 2014 and now we are asking YOU, our readers, to pick your three favourite albums from 2014. The Poll will remain open until Saturday December 27th at 18.00. Will you agree with our Staff ?  The PlanetMosh Album Of …

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Machine Head – Roundhouse, London – 7th December 2014

British band Heart of a Coward were first up – going on stage just a couple of minutes after the doors opened, so very few fans were there at the start of the set, and since their set was a ridiculously short 15-20 minutes, the venue wasnt exactly busy by …

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Machine Head – ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds’

I love Machine Head; they’re innovators of groove metal… but this one is as dull as dishwater.  There are points that almost hurt reviewing this album, because it gets close to being outstanding – then the vocals come in and ruin it. On the surface, this is a good album. …

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MACHINE HEAD reveals first trailer for their new album ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds’

MACHINE HEAD have released the first album trailer for their Nuclear Blast Entertainment debut, Bloodstone & Diamonds.  Watch it on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel: “I feel like, growing up in the Bay Area, we were exposed to so much amazing music,” reveals MACHINE HEAD frontman, guitarist, and songwriter Robb …

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MACHINE HEAD unveil new album details

MACHINE HEAD release their long awaited eighth studio album, ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds‘ later this year.  The opus will be their first for new label home, Nuclear Blast.  The record was once again produced by Robb Flynn himself and Juan Urteaga (TESTAMENT, VILE), and like the last 7 out of 8 …

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ANTI-MORTEM’s Debut Album ‘New Southern’ Out Now; New Tour Dates Announced

New Southern, the debut album by Oklahoma’s hard rock quintet ANTI-MORTEM, is out as of yesterday in North America via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.   Produced, recorded, and mixed by the esteemed Bob Marlette (BLACK STONE CHERRY, LYNYRD SKYNYRD, SHINEDOWN, ROB ZOMBIE), and album features artwork by Brent Elliott White (DEATH ANGEL, JOB FOR A COWBOY, TRIVIUM).  …

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MACHINE HEAD return to UK for five special shows…

Bay Area metal titans, MACHINE HEAD return to the UK this summer with an unexpected move set to delight their rabid ‘Head Case’ fanbase. The band are set to play a short run of five super-special underplays, in much smaller clubs than they usually play. Frontman Robb Flynn explains the …

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MACHINE HEAD reveal details for ‘Killers & Kings’ 10″

With twenty plus years, seven critically acclaimed full-length releases and multiple world tours to their credit, few can deny that when it comes to metal, MACHINE HEAD are one of the kings of the genre! This summer Nuclear Blast Entertainment will have the privilege of releasing MACHINE HEAD’s next full-length …

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L Sol Tace – The Carcass Of Eternity

Opinions are extremely mixed on the validity of sample CDs given away free with the vast majority of music magazines… personally speaking, I’m actually quite a fan of them:  they are a good way of obtaining free samples of new work by established artists, and of checking out shed loads …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2012

Another year, organised, enjoyed and packed away. For me personally, this year’s line-up wasn’t as good as some of the previous years but it’s obvious that it was pretty darn epic for a lot of people by the fact that this year was officially the busiest BOA on record with …

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Sepultura – The Limelight, Belfast – August 12 2012

There’s been something of a trend this year, with some of the top metal bands popping over to Belfast to play exclusive one-off headline shows will pounding their way across Europe’s festival circuit. Machine Head and Lamb Of God respectively sandwiched Download into triumphant appearances at Download, and this time …

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