Bassist Adam Duce, a founding member of Machine Head along with singer/guitarist Robb Flynn, has left the band. Machine Head has issued a statement, which reads in part:

"Machine Head and bassist Adam Duce have parted ways. The split is amicable, and Machine Head would like to wish Adam the best with his current and future endeavors. The band will continue on for the time being as a three-piece and have begun the writing process for their follow-up to 2011's Unto The Locust."