Machine Head have put out the following announcement:


Machine Head will begin the process of searching for a temporary bassist replacement for this summer’s Mayhem Festival in the U.S. Interested in trying out? For a limited time the band will accept and review YouTube submissions that include the following:


1) Video: A standalone performance of the songs listed below, just yourself, singing and playing bass along to the the tracks off the albums. **Camera phone is fine as long as it's stable**


2) A brief 1- to 2-minute statement about your musical experience; playing, touring experience, etc.


Please upload your videos to YouTube and e-mail a link (or links) to [email protected] that includes the following songs:

1) This Is The End
2) Halo
3) Beautiful Mourning


Once the band has narrowed down potential candidates, they will hold tryouts in person at a to-be-determined location.