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Machine Head Settle Lawsuit With Former Bassist

4th July 2014

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...

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Robb Flynn Dons Drag For Birthday Party

24th July 2013

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...

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Rockers Pay Tribute To Clive Burr

14th March 2013

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...

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Machine Head Fire Co-founder Adam Duce

27th February 2013

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...

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

13th December 2012

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...

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Machine Head Axe Show After Tour Bus Breaks Down

25th November 2012

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...

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Rob Flynn Recovering After Hernia Surgery

15th November 2012

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...

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Machine Head Scrap Tour Dates For Robb Flynn's Surgery

14th November 2012

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...

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Rammstein Win Best Live Band At Golden Gods

12th June 2012

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...

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Black Sabbath Win At Kerrang! Awards

7th June 2012

Black Sabbath were honoured for their influence on rock music at the Kerrang! Awards this evening (07.06.12). The reformed band - made up of vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tomy Iommi and bass player Geezer Butler...

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Soundgarden Added To Download 2012 Line Up

17th January 2012

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...

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Machine Head Star Phil Demmel To Wed Rocker Peterson

2nd January 2012

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 page. He...

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Phil Demmel Walks Off Stage After Flying Shoe Incident

2nd December 2011

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...

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Iron Maiden Nominated For Golden God Award

9th March 2011

Iron Maiden and Bullet For My Valentine will go head-to-head in the Best UK Band category at this year's Metal Hammer Golden God Awards. The bands face competition from Skindred, Architects and Bring Me The...

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Flynn Offers Reward After Break-in

8th September 2010

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...

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Machine Head Refuse To Play In San Diego

26th February 2010

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...

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Demmel Raising Funds For Alexander's Grieving Family

18th December 2009

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...

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Slipknot's Double Win

4th August 2009

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...

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Limp Bizkit And Machine Head Put Aside Festival Feud

3rd August 2009

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...

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Demmel Blames Song For Collapse

28th July 2009

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...

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Demmel Collapses Again

27th July 2009

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...

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Machine Head Axe Festival In Line-up Row

17th July 2009

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...

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Machine Head's Duce Sits Out Swedish Concert

4th May 2009

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...

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Machine Head Rockers In Therapy

11th February 2009

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...

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Bandmates Fear For Sick Demmel

11th February 2009

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...

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Machine Head Cancels Tour After Guitarist Collapses Again

15th December 2008

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,...

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Heart Condition Caused Rocker's Collapse

21st August 2008

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...

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Iron Maiden Honoured At Metal Awards

18th June 2008

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...

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Machine Head 'Terrified' Of Playing In Dubai

2nd April 2008

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...

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Machine Head Make War Album

31st March 2006

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...

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