The Australian branch of Roadrunner Records has posted the fifth clip in a six-part series featuring MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, aptly titled "Robb Flynn's Rants."The special edition of "The Blackening", MACHINE HEAD's Grammy-nominated masterwork, recently landed on the chart of the Australian electronics and music retailer JB Hi-Fi at position No. 20. The original version of the album entered the official Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) chart at position No. 14 back in March 2007. MACHINE HEAD spent the summer headlining the second stage of the first annual Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival and the band will cap off two extremely successful years as direct support on METALLICA's U.S. headline tour in December 2008 and January 2009. METALLICA frontman James Hetfield was quoted in Revolver as saying, "'The Blackening' [is] unbelievable. Unbelievable sound and power. It sounds like a band on fire. They have really turned it on again for me."
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