Machine Head's Dave McClain Talks Songwriting, Leftover Tracks And More

 
Machine Head drummer Dave McClain was recently interviewed by MetalKaoz.com. It's a longish conversation that covers the intra-band difficulties Machine Head went through while touring in support of their last album, The Blackening, as well as the writing and recording process for their most recent release, Unto the Locust, and more. McClain recalls "one time in particular in Paris during the Slipknot tour; Robb[Flynn] and Adam [Duce] had some pretty serious problems and after we got off stage that night, Robb was ready to call it a day and just end everything right there.
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Video: Machine Head's Adam Duce Interviewed

 
Machine Head bassist Adam Duce was recently interviewed by the French site Art Scenics. During the course of the video, he talks about the band's formation and earliest days, the making of their latest album Unto the Locust, and much more. Here's the clip: The North American leg of Machine Head's tour in support of Unto the Locust kicks off on Sunday, January 15.
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Best Metal Album Of 2011: Vote In Hails And Horns' Poll!

 
Hails and Horns Magazine is hosting a readers' poll to determine the best metal albums of 2011 - and among the nominees are Dream Theater's A Dramatic Turn of Events, Machine Head's Unto the Locust, Opeth's Heritage and Trivium's In Waves. You can vote once a day, and vote for up to three bands each time, so head over there and make your voice heard.
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Ever Met A Roadrunner Artist Somewhere Really Boring And Ordinary?

 
There's a hilarious new website collecting stories of what they call "Rock and Roll Tedium" - people's encounters with rock stars at the grocery store, on the train, or other everyday places. Here are a few examples: I MADE GEDDY LEE FROM RUSH A CUP OF COFFEE When I lived in Toronto I worked in a cafe when one day Geddy Lee walked in and ordered a latte.
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Video: Machine Head Presents The Faces Of The Eighth Plague Tour

 
On their recent European tour in support of Unto the Locust, Machine Head put testimonials from fans at each night's show up on their video screens during the song "Who We Are." The most diehard fans, the ones who'd stood in line for hours waiting to get inside, got to display their love for the band to the entire crowd. This video compiles some of those faces and messages, and sets the stage for the upcoming US leg of the tour, during which the same thing will happen.
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