MACHINE HEAD's fifth studio album, "Through The Ashes Of Empires", will be released as a standard as well as a limited-edition double CD.
Due in Europe on October 27 through Roadrunner Records, the follow-up to 2001's "Supercharger" was recorded at Sharkbite studios in Oakland, California, and features production by MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn. Mixing sessions were handled by Colin Richardson (FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM DEATH) at Chapel Studios in Lincolnshire, England.
The complete track listing for the two-CD version of "Through The Ashes Of Empires" is as follows:
CD 1 (The Album):
01. Imperium (6:41)
02. Bite The Bullet (3:20)
03. Left Unfinished (5:32)
04. Elegy (3:56)
05. In The Presence Of My Enemies (7:05)
06. Days Turn Blue To Gray (5:23)
07. Vim (5:11)
08. All Falls Down (4:28)
09. Wipe The Tears (3:49)
10. Descend The Shades Of Night (7:47)
CD 2 (Demos and Videos):
01. Bite The Bullet (Demo) (3:49)
02. Left Unfinished (Demo) (4:25)
03. Elegy (Demo) (3:42)
04. All Falls Down (Demo) (4:27)
05. Descend The Shades Of Night (Demo) (3:51)
Video 1: "The Blood, The Sweat, The Tears"
Video 2: "The Making Of Through The Ashes Of Empires"
MACHINE HEAD are currently seeking a North American record deal following their recent split with the U.S. branch of Roadrunner Records. The band will kick off a European headlining tour on October 31 in Dublin, Ireland.