MACHINE HEAD drop new track 'Do Or Die'
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
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:
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
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
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
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
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