After two albums and more than three years with the band, guitarist Ahrue Luster and MACHINE HEAD have decided to amicably part ways, citing creative differences as the main reason behind the split. The band will still be playing all of their scheduled summer shows and festivals overseas, and will continue on track until a new guitarist is found. Stay tuned for more details.In other news, MACHINE HEAD's upcoming "secret" gig in London at the Highbury Garage in London, UK on July 3rd under the name TEN TON HAMMER has reportedly sold out within 24 hours of being announced.
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