Machine Head Have Re-Recorded Debut Album Burn My Eyes Live In The Studio
Following yesterday’s huge news that Machine Head will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of debut album Burn My Eyes with a very special anniversary tour, frontman Robb Flynn has told Kerrang! that there are other plans in the works, too.
On top of the band’s UK and European shows – in which original drummer Chris Kontos and original guitarist Logan Mader will be joining Machine Head onstage again to play Burn My Eyes in full – Robb has promised that a re-recorded version of the album is also on the way in some capacity.
“This Burn My Eyes tour is happening, but it’s still six months away,” Robb explains. “As Kerrang! have speculated, we are recording new music. We are getting to release new music. In fact, the line-up that’ll be going out on tour have actually gone and re-recorded Burn My Eyes live in the studio. We plan on dripping that out song-by-song. It’ll probably be digital-only – just something cool to help celebrate. We filmed ourselves doing it so there’ll probably be some play-through videos, too. It’s so cool seeing us playing those songs again for the first time, like, ‘How does that riff go?’ or, ‘What was that lyric again?’ There are mistakes, but we just left them in. It was just part of this really special, fun, positive moment.”
Catch Machine Head live at the following dates:
5 Germany – Freiburg Arena Musikclub
7 Holland – Tilburg 013
9 Denmark – Copenhagen Amager Bio
11 Germany – Wuerzburg Posthalle
12 Germany – Leipzig Haus Auensee
14 Germany – Bochum Ruhr Congress
15 Germany – Munich Zenith
16 Austria – Vienna Gasometer
18 Poland – Gdansk B90
19 Poland – Warsaw Progressja
20 Hungary – Budapest Baba Negra
22 Switzerland – Zurich Komplex
23 France – Lyon Le Radiant
25 Italy – Milan Live Club
26 Italy – Padova Hall
27 Luxembourg – Lux Expo
29 France – Paris Le Trianon
31 Belgium – Brussels Forest National
2 UK – London O2 Academy Brixton
4 UK – Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse
5 UK – Glasgow O2 Academy
7 UK – Belfast Telegraph Building
8 Ireland – Dublin Olympia Theatre
Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 29, at 10am local time. The band are also offering multiple bundles with meet and greets, soundchecks and more – see full info at machinehead1.com!
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