"Top fucking notch," reads the last line of a review posted online yesterday on Machine Head's Through The Ashes Of Empires release. The CD is officially in stores now. Back to the above mentioned review, it is about as candid and insightful as an unsuspecting reader could ever wish for...instead of telling you more, check it out for yourself at THE WEEK IN METAL. In other MH news, the band hits the road in support of their latest release starting 4/24 at the Chance in Poughkeepsie, NY. See our TOUR section for all upcoming dates.