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Machine Head Settle Lawsuit With Former Bassist

Rockers Machine Head have settled a defamation and breach of fiduciary duty and interference lawsuit with former bassist Adam Duce.The rocker filed a $1.8 million (£1.05 million) claim against his former bandmates, their manager, record...

4th July 2014

Robb Flynn Dons Drag For Birthday Party

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn celebrated his 46th birthday by dressing up as a prom queen for a night out in New Jersey.The rocker turned 46 on Friday (19Jul13) so a prom-themed party was held...

24th July 2013

Rockers Pay Tribute To Clive Burr

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian and Machine Head's Dave Mcclain are among the stars who have paid tribute to Clive Burr following his death on Tuesday (12Mar13).Iron Maiden's former drummer passed...

14th March 2013

Machine Head Fire Co-founder Adam Duce

Rockers Machine Head have fired their co-founder and lead bassist Adam Duce.The group made the difficult decision earlier this month (11Feb13), with guitarist and fellow co-founder Robb Flynn announcing the news in a post on...

27th February 2013

Machine Head's Robb Flynn Thought He Would Die Under Surgery

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn documented his emergency double hernia surgery on film in case he died while under anaesthesia.The group was forced to cancel a handful of shows while Flynn underwent the procedure on...

13th December 2012

Machine Head Axe Show After Tour Bus Breaks Down

Rockers Machine Head were forced to cancel their performance in Portland, Oregon at the last minute on Saturday (24Nov12) after their tour bus broke down on the way to the gig.The concert would have marked...

25th November 2012

Rob Flynn Recovering After Hernia Surgery

Machine Head frontman Rob Flynn is recovering after a successful hernia operation on Wednesday (14Nov12).The rocker went under the knife in Minneapolis, Minnesota to treat the double inguinal hernia he has been struggling with since...

15th November 2012

Machine Head Scrap Tour Dates For Robb Flynn's Surgery

Rockers Machine Head have cancelled their upcoming tour dates to allow frontman Robb Flynn to undergo emergency surgery.The singer has been playing through the pain on the band's current North American tour with Dethklok, All...

14th November 2012

Rammstein Win Best Live Band At Golden Gods

Rammstein won Best Live Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards last night (11.06.12). The German metal group beat off competition from Iron Maiden, Metallica, Skindred and Watain to take home the accolade, while...

12th June 2012

Soundgarden Added To Download 2012 Line Up

Soundgarden have been added to the Download 2012 line up. The grunge rockers - who reunited last year following a 14-year hiatus - will perform in the UK for the first time since 1996, and...

17th January 2012

Machine Head Star Phil Demmel To Wed Rocker Peterson

Machine Head rocker Phil Demmel is to wed Bleeding Through star Marta Peterson after dating the keyboard player for two years.Demmel announced the engagement news in a New Year's post on his Facebook.com page. He...

2nd January 2012

Phil Demmel Walks Off Stage After Flying Shoe Incident

Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel stormed off stage during a gig in Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday (29Nov11) after a fan threw a shoe at his head during the final song.The heavy rockers were performing at...

2nd December 2011

Flynn Offers Reward After Break-in

MACHINE HEAD rocker ROBB FLYNN is pleading with fans to help him find four priceless guitars taken from his house during a break-in.The guitarist was left devastated when he returned home on Tuesday (07Sep10) after...

8th September 2010

Machine Head Refuse To Play In San Diego

Heavy rockers MACHINE HEAD will never play another show in San Diego, California - they've "fired" the city because concert audiences there are too boring.Frontman Robb Flynn insists he never has a good time when...

26th February 2010

Demmel Raising Funds For Alexander's Grieving Family

MACHINE HEAD rocker PHIL DEMMEL is auctioning off a signed guitar to raise funds for the family of late British thrash metal rocker MIKE ALEXANDER - who died while on tour in October (09).Evile bassist...

18th December 2009

Slipknot's Double Win

Slipknot won double at the Kerrang! awards last night (03.02.09).Lead singer Corey Taylor - who was also co-host of the event - picked up the awards for Best Live Band and Best International Band, on...

4th August 2009

Limp Bizkit And Machine Head Put Aside Festival Feud

LIMP BIZKIT and MACHINE HEAD put aside their differences on Sunday night (02Aug09) to play the same stage at a U.K. music festival - just weeks after the OLD hitmakers refused to open for the...

3rd August 2009

Demmel Blames Song For Collapse

MACHINE HEAD rocker PHIL DEMMEL is convinced one of the band's songs, and not his medical condition, caused him to pass out onstage in Finland on Saturday (25Jul09).The incident, his fourth concert collapse in less...

28th July 2009

Demmel Collapses Again

MACHINE HEAD guitarist PHIL DEMMEL is recovering after passing out onstage at a concert in Finland on Saturday (25Jul09) - the latest in a string of seizures the rocker has suffered.Demmel has a condition called...

27th July 2009

Machine Head Axe Festival In Line-up Row

American rockers MACHINE HEAD have pulled out of the U.K.'s Sonisphere festival in anger after they were relegated down the line-up to make way for LIMP BIZKIT.The band was due to play at the event...

17th July 2009

Machine Head's Duce Sits Out Swedish Concert

MACHINE HEAD rocker ADAM DUCE has been forced to pull out of the band's show in Sweden on Monday (04May09) after undergoing emergency dental surgery. The bassist is recovering from a root canal operation after discovering...

4th May 2009

Machine Head Rockers In Therapy

MACHINE HEAD rockers ROBB FLYNN and ADAM DUCE are undergoing therapy after a series of bitter fights threatened the future of the band.Frontman Flynn reveals he quit the group on the first night of MAChine...

11th February 2009

Bandmates Fear For Sick Demmel

The members of American rock act MACHINE HEAD are fearing for the health of guitarist PHIL DEMMEL after he suffered a series of unexplained seizures.The band was forced to cancel the remaining dates on a...

11th February 2009

Machine Head Cancels Tour After Guitarist Collapses Again

American rockers MACHINE HEAD have cancelled the remaining dates on their current tour, after guitarist PHIL DEMMEL collapsed onstage for the second time in four months. Demmel was taken ill during a gig in Sheffield,...

15th December 2008

Heart Condition Caused Rocker's Collapse

LATEST: MACHINE HEAD rocker PHIL DEMMEL's collapse onstage in Virginia on Sunday (17Aug08) was caused by a heart condition he has suffered for 17 years. The guitarist complained about feeling light-headed moments before passing out...

21st August 2008

Iron Maiden Honoured At Metal Awards

Metal legends IRON MAIDEN and MACHINE HEAD have picked up top prizes at Metal Hammer magazine's 2008 Golden Gods awards. The Run to the Hills hitmakers were named Best UK band, while Megadeth were handed...

18th June 2008

Machine Head 'Terrified' Of Playing In Dubai

MACHINE HEAD frontman ROB FLYNN was terrified the first time the band played in the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai, because he feared the booking was actually part of a cunning terrorist plot. The...

2nd April 2008

Machine Head Make War Album

Rock band MACHINE HEAD decided to write songs about death for their upcoming album after reading a letter written by a soldier in Iraq. Frontman ROBERT FLYNN was stunned by the power behind the dying...

31st March 2006

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