Machine Head’s Robb Flynn To Perform At Third Annual Chris Cornell Tribute Show In San Francisco, CA

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn has announced that he will be performing with Rusty Chains at the third annual Chris Cornell tribute show in San Francisco, CA. The event will take place at the Verdi Club on July 19 and it will find Rusty Chains performing Soundgarden’s “Badmotorfinger” in full, as well as other tracks from Temple Of The Dog and Audioslave.

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Chris Adler Reportedly Set To Return To The Stage This Year, But Not With Lamb Of God

It looks like Chris Adler will be returning to the stage this year, but not with Lamb Of God. The drummer will be taking part in the “Hail! Rockstar Extravaganza,” alongside vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza (Exodus), guitarist Phil Demmel (Vio-lence, ex-Machine Head), and bassist James LoMenzo (ex-Megadeth, etc.). The dates for that have yet to officially be announced, but an October 19 date at the Rock House in Moscow, Russia has leaked out. Adler has not been touring with Lamb Of God due to injuries he suffered during a 2017 motorcycle accident. During his absence, Art Cruz (Winds Of Plague, Prong) has been filling in. When asked about Adler’s potential return, Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe said he had “no comment.”

[via The PRP]

Megadeth’s David Ellefson Premieres New Song “Hammer Comes Down” Feat. Alter Bridge, Sacred Reich, Ex-Megadeth, Etc. Members

Megadeth’s David Ellefson has premiered a lyric video for his new song “Hammer Comes Down.“ The track features a number of guests including: Ellefson’s business partner Thom Hazaert, Eric “A.K.” Knutson (Flotsam And Jetsam), Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge, etc.), Chris Poland (ex-Megadeth), Joey Radziwill (Sacred Reich), and Dave McClain (Sacred Reich, ex-Machine Head). The song will appear on Ellefson’s “More Life With Deth” companion album “Sleeping Giants“ (out July 16).

Machine Head’s Jared MacEachern Separates Shoulder In Mountain Biking Accident

Machine Head bassist Jared MacEachern has separated his shoulder in a mountain biking accident. He said the following about that:

“Let me say first, I AM NOT MISSING TOUR. I had a mountain biking accident, and what you see in the x-ray is a level 3/5 shoulder separation in my left shoulder. No broken bones, I have little to no pain, and my fingers still work just fine. Best of all, NO SURGERY REQUIRED. My left arm is currently in a sling, so I cannot support a guitar on a strap. HOWEVER, in a few weeks I can sit and play, with full healing being complete before tour. I want to thank my wonderful, amazingly patient girlfriend @kt_lonewolf for taking care of me❤️! Leave me a “💪🏻” in the comments for speedy healing! #oops #illbefine #xray”

Machine Head Announce Los Angeles “Burn My Eyes” 25th Anniversary Show

Machine Head have announced that they will playing a “Burn My Eyes” 25th anniversary show at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, CA on December 20. Like their European tour, the concert will find the group playing two sets. The first set will feature frontman Robb Flynn and bassist Jared MacEachern performing “modern classics” with their new guitarist and drummer, while the second set will feature the two performing “Burn My Eyes” in full with guitarist Logan Mader and drummer Chris Kontos.

Watch Machine Head’s “Burn My Eyes” 25th Anniversary Lineup Perform “None But My Own” Live In Studio

Machine Head’s “Burn My Eyes” 25th anniversary lineup, Robb Flynn, Logan Mader, Chris Kontos, and Jared MacEachern, recently re-recorded the album at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, CA and have now shared a live in-studio performance of “None But My Own.” You can check that out below. As previously reported, the group will be kicking off the first leg of their 25th anniversary tour in October.

Logan Mader Discusses Machine Head’s “Burn My Eyes” 25th Anniversary Tour In New Video

Machine Head have shared a new video of Logan Mader discussing the band’s “Burn My Eyes” 25th anniversary tour with Metal Hammer journalist Dom Lawson. In addition to discussing the trek, the guitarist also talked about the album’s impact and what it’s been like to play with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn and drummer Chris Kontos for the first time in 20 years.