Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Shares Past Live Cover Of Linkin Park’s “In The End”

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn recently paid tribute to the late Chester Bennington by sharing footage of himself covering Linkin Park‘s “In The End“ during a live performance three years ago. You can check that out below:

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3 years ago we performed this song at my birthday bash after learning of Chester’s horrible death only a couple of days before. We were shocked and saddened, and I think most of us were still recovering from Chris Cornell’s sudden and tragic death, when this came along and hit us like a ton of bricks. I know people are gonna pooh pooh this, but I don’t give a shit. I love Linkin Park, I saw them before the first record even dropped opening for Orgy at the Maritime hall. I saw them almost every time they came to the Bay Area, and they always put on a fantastic fucking show. Played numerous festivals with them, saw them in Paris France doing promotion for the blackening, and I saw them again in Belarus well getting ready to tour for bloodstone and diamonds. I know Chester‘s passing was yesterday, but it seemed appropriate to share this heartfelt cover. Shout out to J-Mac for bringing it on the chorus. #linkinpark #chesterbennington

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Watch Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Cover Slipknot, Deftones, System Of A Down, Etc. Acoustically

During the June 26 edition of his “Acoustic Happy Hour” series, Machine Head’s Robb Flynn performed covers of Slipknot‘s “Snuff,“ “Deftones‘ “Change (In The House Of Flies),“ System Of A Down‘s “Aerials,” Dio‘s “Holy Diver,“ Staind‘s “Outside,“ and more. You can watch that set below:

Watch First Two Songs From Machine Head Frontman Robb Flynn’s Recent Livestream Acoustic Performance

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn livestreamed an acoustic set yesterday (March 20) and it can be seen in full on The first two songs, “Circle The Drain” and “Deafening Silence,” were streamed on YouTube and Facebook for free and can be seen below:

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn To Livestream Acoustic Performance Tomorrow

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn will be livestreaming an acoustic set on tomorrow (March 20) at 1:00 p.m. The first two songs of the set will also be streamed for free on Facebook. For now, you can see footage of Flynn performing an acoustic version of Machine Head’s “Circle The Drain” with his son Wyatt below:

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Tomorrow at 1pm (California time) after his Facebook Live at noon, Robb will perform an acoustic set alongside his son, Wyatt on a few songs.⠀ ⠀ Robb adds “As some of you know, I had been booking an acoustic tour in Europe for June of this year. ⠀ ⠀ I was basically going to bring my family out and I was going to play a handful of acoustic dates right after our European tour ended, and the plan was to have my son Wyatt join me for a few songs.⠀ ⠀ Well, that all fell apart…⠀ ⠀ With movement here in the bay area limited, not to mention the frustration of having our entire tour canceled, there’s a lot of pent up musical energy that needs to be released. ⠀ ⠀ With my son outta school until at least September, he and I have been jamming and we came up with a pretty rad acoustic version of “Circle The Drain” with him playing cello. Here it is for you guys to listen to. In fact the whole 33 minute performance is over on my Instagram live page for the next six hours or so for free.⠀ ⠀ Our partners at suggested I do an acoustic performance on their site. This is a crazy time, our lives are all about to change dramatically. But we still have music. I know times are tough for a lot of folks right now, getting laid off and struggling to keep businesses open, so if you can't watch it I totally understand. I’m right there with ya. The first two songs will be streamed on Facebook for free regardless. ⠀ ⠀ We've got to keep putting music out, we have to keep being creative, we have to lift each other spirits up. ⠀ ⠀ Hopefully this will help some of you.”⠀ ⠀ Link in bio @machine_head or Swipe our story for info on how to sign up and watch⠀

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Robb Flynn (Machine Head) Says He Has “Five Songs Tracked And Done” For His Upcoming Solo Album

During an interview with Full Metal Jackie, Robb Flynn (Machine Head) revealed that he has “five songs tracked and done” for his upcoming Robb Flynn & Friends solo album. The record will feature various cover songs that the frontman has performed during his birthday shows.

Flynn said the following:

“For the last seven years now, for my birthday bash, I have a thing called ‘Robb Flynn & Friends’, and I get a bunch of my friends together and we just jam — it’s, like, cover songs. I don’t do MACHINE HEAD songs. It’s ’90s hip-hop, it’s classic rock, it’s some thrash — it’s all the kind of stuff that we grew up with, and it’s fun — it’s just a blast. We have so much fun doing it every time. I probably have, like, 30 to 40 different musicians playing. The last one that we did just turned out really good, and I was, like, ‘Let’s just track this.’ I own a recording studio now. I was, like, ‘Let’s go in and bang this out and see what happens.’ So we did it live, and it was just super fun.”

He continued:

“I’ve got five songs tracked and done, and now I’m gonna go back and I’m gonna do — I’m think I’m gonna do the ’90s hip-hop groups. We did some Snoop Dogg songs and some other stuff. It’s pretty wild — it’s a loose, greasy, sweaty good time. And it’s just for fun. I don’t know when that’s gonna come out now. I know that [MACHINE HEAD’s record label] Nuclear Blast is loving it, and they love the whole concept, so hopefully [it will be released] soon.”

[via Blabbermouth]