Bay Area metal veterans Machine Head have announced plans to return to Australia in 2020. Celebrating the twenty fifth anniversary of their debut album, the epic modern metal classic, Burn My Eyes, Machine Head will perform two sets in a mighty three-hour metal extravaganza. The band will play Burn My Eyes in its entirety for the first time in Australia. For this very special set, the band will reunite Machine Head main man, Robb Flynn with original BME drummer and guitarist, Chris Kontos and Logan Mader.
Machine Head will also play a career encompassing set including such favourites as Imperium, Halo, Ten Ton Hammer and The Blood, The Sweat, The Tears, featuring Machine Head’s new line up, which includes longstanding bassist, Jared MacEachern alongside new members, guitarist Waclaw “Vogg” Kieltyka (Decapitated) and drummer Matt Alston (Devilment).
Burn My Eyes was released in 1994 to critical and commercial acclaim. It was Roadrunner Records‘ best-selling debut album until the release of Slipknot‘s debut 5 years later. Kerrang! magazine gave the album five stars and described it as “One of the most ferocious and groove-laden behemoths the metal world has, and likely will ever see.” Burn My Eyes has stood the test of time as a heavy metal masterpiece, its raw, aggressive attitude combined with ferocious guitar virtuosity and slamming heavy grooves is unparalleled in metal. Twenty five years later, Australian Machine Head fans will get to witness classics such as Davidian, Old, Blood For Blood and A Thousand Lies alongside deep cuts like Death Church and I’m Your God Now.
Machine Head are one of the hardest working, most consistently touring metal acts in the world. In recent years, Robb Flynn and his cohorts of malevolent metal have insisted on giving fans a night to remember with their Evening With Machine Head concerts. An onslaught of aggressive, groove metal that runs for three hours and guarantees fans will get the absolute best the band has to offer. The band enjoy a huge Australian following and their last two albums Bloodstone and Diamonds and Catharsis both charting at number ten on the ARIA Albums charts. This unique tour featuring two distinct eras of the band is a once in a lifetime chance for Australian fans to witness the past, present and future of Machine Head simultaneously in one epic concert.