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Video Premiere: MACHINE HEAD's 'Kaleidoscope'

"Kaleidoscope", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be seen below. The clip was directed by MACHINE HEAD's longtime collaborator Mike Sloat, who previously helmed the band's videos for "Locust", "Aesthetics Of Hate", "Imperium" and "Now We Die", among others. "Kaleidoscope" is taken from MACHINE HEAD's new album, "Catharsis", which ...

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SACRED REICH Parts Ways With Drummer GREG HALL

Greg Hall has announced his departure from SACRED REICH. The drummer revealed his split with the veteran Arizona thrashers in a post on his personal Facebook page. He wrote: "So... I want you all to hear this directly from me. I am no longer the drummer for SACRED REICH. I was (rather abruptly and by ...

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Catharsis - MACHINE HEAD

Ahead of the release of the Bay Area band's ninth full-length, MACHINE HEAD's central figure, Robb Flynn, stated that the album isn't one of the unit's heaviest. The notorious frontman doesn't listen to a lot of metal these days, in fact. His hardcore, punk rock and hip hop listening habits surface on the quartet's latest ...

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Listen To New MACHINE HEAD Song 'Beyond The Pale'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will release their ninth full-length album, "Catharsis", on January 26, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Bloodstone & Diamonds" was produced by MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn and recorded, mixed, and co-produced by Zack Ohren (FALLUJAH, ALL SHALL PERISH) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California. Mastering ...

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Ex-MACHINE HEAD Drummer Says ROBB FLYNN And PHILIP ANSELMO Are Both 'Dumbass Self-Centered Blowhards'

Former MACHINE HEAD drummer Chris Kontos has slammed Robb Flynn and Philip Anselmo in the aftermath of last week's incident when the ex-PANTERA singer made a "white power" gesture onstage at a concert. Anselmo performed the PANTERA classic "Walk" at the January 22 "Dimebash" event at the Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California in honor ...

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Video: MACHINE HEAD Joined By IGNITE Singer For 'Bleeding' Performance At Germany's SUMMER BREEZE

Video footage of IGNITE's Zoltán "Zoli" Téglás joining San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD on stage on August 15, 2014 at the Summer Breeze festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany to perform the IGNITE song "Bleeding"can be seen below. MACHINE HEAD's cover version of "Bleeding" was included on a 10-inch vinyl single which was released part ...

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