Run Out Groove
140 / 150 Gram Vinyl Record
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140-gram double LP
First vinyl reissue in more than five years!
Expanded to include bonus tracks making their debut on vinyl
Remastered, pressed on colored vinyl and features deluxe packaging
Limited numbered edition based on preorder demand!
Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland formed in 1991 by vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce. They are considered one of the pioneering bands in the new wave of American heavy metal and part of the second wave of thrash metal bands from the 1990s. Flynn and Duce recruited guitarist Logan Mader and drummer Tony Costanza to form the band. They recorded a demo in a friend's bedroom for $800. An executive from Roadrunner listened to the demo and signed the band to the label. They entered Fantasy Studios in Berkeley to record their debut album, Burn My Eyes, which showcased a groove metal and thrash approach similar to bands like Pantera and Exhorder.
Not long into production, Costanza left the band and was replaced by Chris Kontos. Most of the songs on the album were written by Flynn and Duce during the time Flynn was not in the band, about being "pissed off" from his previous struggles in the band Vio-lence, as well as both of their battles with drugs. Produced by Colin Richardson, the album was released on August 9, 1994. The album shipped 400,000 copies worldwide, becoming Roadrunner's best-selling debut album. Allmusic reviewer John Franck stated, "Burn My Eyes is a bone-shattering exercise in brutality." Not long after the debut was released, they started touring heavily in support of the album, opening for Slayer in Europe in 1994, and headlining their own show later that year at the London Astoria.
The band's first four albums earned them a growing fan base in Europe, however the band would not find success in the U.S. until later releases. Machine Head has released nine studio albums, two live albums, one video album, 13 singles and 15 music videos. Four of the band's studio albums have been certified silver in the U.K., and the band's highest peak on the Billboard 200 came with Bloodstone & Diamonds at No. 21. As of 2013, the band has sold more than 3 million records worldwide.
The band's current line up consists of Flynn, bassist Jared MacEachern, guitarist Waclaw Kieltyka and drummer Matt Alston.
|3. A Thousand Lies|
|4. None But My Own|
|1. The Rage To Overcome|
|2. Death Church|
|3. A Nation On Fire|
|4. Blood For Blood|
|1. I’m Your God Now|
|2. Real Eyes, Realize, Real Lies|
|4. Death Church|
|2. The Rage To Overcome|
|3. A Nation On Fire|
|4. Real Lies / Fuck It All|