It’s been a busy week for MACHINE HEAD. The Bay Area titans kicked off their “An Evening With” European tour, featuring three hours and two sets of metal, and today, the band dropped the video for brand new song, ‘Do or Die’ through Imperium Recordings x Nuclear Blast.  Watch and listen; https://youtu.be/dol9afjkDV0.  The track is available now on all digital platforms; http://nblast.de/MachineHeadDoOrDie.

‘Do Or Die’ was produced by Robb Flynn and Zack Ohren (Fallujah, All Shall Perish) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, CA. It was mixed by Russ Russell (At The Gates, Napalm Death, Sikth) at Parlour Studios, UK.

“‘Do or Die’ is three minutes and 45 seconds of unadulterated, neanderthal rage. FUCK EVERYONE!,” says frontman Robb Flynn.

Bassist Jared MacEachern concurs, saying, “I’m blown away at how this video turned out. I was fucking pumped up after my first viewing. A pissed off song deserves a pissed off video! It’s a no-holds-barred, in-your-face, fuck off kinda song… Ragers rejoice!”

Carlos Cruz (Warbringer, Powertrip) played drums on the track and states, “’Do or Die’ is by far the most extreme song in the Machine Head catalog.”

The current European tour sees MACHINE HEAD celebrating the Burn My Eyes 25th Anniversary, with the band building on their wildly popular ‘An Evening With…’ format for a three-hour musical extravaganza consisting of two parts. Part One features a battery of Machine’s Head modern classics from the band’s vast catalog, such as ‘Imperium,’ ‘Halo,’ ‘Ten Ton Hammer’ and ‘The Blood, The Sweat, The Tears.’  This set will feature frontman/guitarist Robb Flynn and bassist Jared MacEachern performing alongside new members, Vogg Kiełtyka and Matt Alston on guitar and drums, respectively.  Part Two will feature the band’s classic debut album Burn My Eyes played in its entirety for the first time ever on tour. Taking the stage for this part of the set will be Burn My Eyes-era alumni and original drummer Chris Kontos and original guitarist Logan Mader.

New shredder, Vogg Kiełtyka is thrilled to join the MACHINE HEAD ranks, saying,  “It’s a huge privilege to be a part of this amazing tour. #BurnMyEyes25 tour reaches more and more places. After rehearsals and pre-production in Germany, I can confirm there is no way you can miss out on this.

And new skins-pounder Matt Alston says, “I’m so stoked to be part of the Burn My Eyes 25th Anniversary Tour. Being on stage with Robb, Jared, and Vogg, performing songs I grew up listening to and in front of thousands of Head Cases is just amazing. AND then being able to have my face melted by the Burn My Eyes show…it just doesn’t get much better than that.”

With many shows selling out very quickly, the tour has been extended into 2020 with additional dates being announced.  Full EU tour dates are detailed below. Tickets for UK dates are available from; https://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/machine-head-tickets.  A very limited amount of VIP packages per show are also available.  Click to http://machinehead.vip for details.

MACHINE HEAD ON TOUR:

OCTOBER 2019

Fri 11th – Germany, WUERZBURG Posthalle – SOLD OUT

Sat 12th – Germany, LEIPZIG Haus Auensee

Mon 14th – Germany, BOCHUM Ruhr Congress

Tue 15th – Germany, MUNICH Zenith

Wed 16th – Austria, VIENNA Gasometer

Fri 18th – Poland, GDANSK B90

Sat 19th – Poland, WARSAW Progressja – SOLD OUT

Sun 20th – Hungary, BUDAPEST Baba Negra – SOLD OUT

Tue 22nd – Switzerland, ZURICH Komplex

Wed 23rd – France, LYON Le Radiant – SOLD OUT

Fri 25th – Italy, MILAN Live Club

Sat 26th – Italy, PADOVA Hall

Sun 27th – Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG Lux Expo

Tue 29th – France, PARIS Le Trianon – SOLD OUT

Wed 30th – France, PARIS Le Trianon – SOLD OUT

Thu 31st – Belgium, BRUSSELS Forest National

NOVEMBER 2019

Sat 2nd – UK, LONDON O2 Academy Brixton – SOLD OUT

Mon 4th – UK, MANCHESTER O2 Victoria Warehouse – SOLD OUT

Tue 5th – UK, GLASGOW O2 Academy – SOLD OUT

Thu 7th – UK, BELFAST Telegraph Building

Fri 8th – Ireland, DUBLIN Olympia Theatre – SOLD OUT

APRIL 2020

Sun 19th – Spain, ZARAGOZA, Teatro de las Esquinas

Tue 21st – Spain, SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Capitol

Thu 23rd – Portugal, OPORTO, Coliseu de Porto

Fri 24th – Portugal, LISBON, Coliseu de Lisboa

Sat 25th – Spain, MADRID, La Riviera

Mon 27th – Spain, MALAGA, Paris 15

Tue 28th – Spain, MURCIA, Gamma                         

Wed 29th – Spain, VALENCIA, Republicca

MAY

Fri 1st – Spain, BARCELONA, Razzmatazz

Sat 2nd – France, TOULOUSE, Le Bikini

Tue 5th – Germany, LUDWIGSBURG, MHP arena

Wed 6th – Germany, WIESBADEN, Schlachthof

Fri 8th – Germany, HANNOVER, Swiss Life Hall

Sat 9th – Czech Republic, PRAGUE, Forum Karlin

Sun 10th – Slovakia, BRATISLAVA, Refinery Gallery

Tue 12th – Romania, BUCHAREST, Quantic Club

Wed 13th – Bulgaria, SOFIA, Universiada Hall

Fri 15th – Greece, THESSALONIKI, Fix Factory Of Sound

Sat 16th – Greece, ATHENS, Piraeus Academy

Wed 20th – Ukraine, KIEV, Stereoplaza

Fri 22nd – Russia, MOSCOW, 1930 Moscow

Sat 23rd – Russia, ST PETERSBURG, A2

Mon 25th – Finland, HELSINKI, The Circus

Thu 28th – Sweden, STOCKHOLM, Fryhuset Arenan

Fri 29th – Norway, OSLO, Sentrum Scene

Sat 30th – Denmark, AARHUS, Train

JUNE

Mon 1st – Germany, HAMBURG, Grosse Freiheit 36

Tue 2nd – Netherlands, UTRECHT, Tivoliredenburg

Wed 3rd – France, LILLE, L’Aeronef

Fri 5th – UK, LONDON, Alexandra Palace

Sat 6th – UK, BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy

For more info on MACHINE HEAD, point your mouse at www.machinehead1.com.

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