Machine Head debut new single, video

2017-12-08 by swipenet | 77 Comments
Machine Head have unveiled the music video for the title track off their upcoming 2018 release, 'Catharsis'. The album is slated to be released on January 26th via Nuclear Blast.

Tracklist:
1. Volatile
2. Catharsis
3. Beyond the Pale
4. California Bleeding
5. Triple Beam
6. Kaleidoscope
7. Bastards
8. Hope Begets Hope
9. Screaming At the Sun
10. Behind a Mask
11. Heavy Lies the Crown
12. Psychotic
13. Grind You Down
14. Razorblade Smile
15. Eulogy



Tagged: Machine Head

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Darkwatch025
December 8th 2017
348 Comments


I like the more melodic direction of this song. It's nice to hear something a little different from them. Definitely looking forward to this album.

bloc
December 8th 2017
50812 Comments


That is one long ass album

Digging: Oubliette (USA) - The Passage

KjSwantko
December 8th 2017
10774 Comments


It's better than the first single, but still not very impressive. Expecting this album to be a step down into the 3-3.5 range.

DatsNotDaMetulz
December 8th 2017
3599 Comments


This song is straight up metalcore.

starboystargirl
December 8th 2017
275 Comments


IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THEEERE

BlackwaterPork
December 8th 2017
4169 Comments


Meh

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cor22222
December 8th 2017
305 Comments


The last 30 seconds of this is good but rest, just meh

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VisionsFromTheDarkSide
December 8th 2017
2360 Comments


Somehow a lot of Machine Head fans are being conned into believing this band are evolving

KjSwantko
December 8th 2017
10774 Comments


^^Honestly I'm not sure that's true. Look at their facebook page even. Lots and lots of negative comments.

Toondude10
December 8th 2017
12866 Comments


damn 15 tracks

song is good though

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VisionsFromTheDarkSide
December 8th 2017
2360 Comments


"^^Honestly I'm not sure that's true. Look at their facebook page even. Lots and lots of negative comments."

True, ones I'm referring to are probably just typical of any fanbase really

Darius
December 8th 2017
16194 Comments


Pretty big step down from the last 2 if you ask me. Rob literally can't stick his band to a single sound. He's just a trend-hopper really.

Also that music video is lol

Digging: Opeth - Damnation

MoosechriS
December 8th 2017
6330 Comments


Enjoyed this one, curious to see how the album turns out.

Darius
December 8th 2017
16194 Comments


Also 15 tracks jesus too much

Shiranui
December 8th 2017
550 Comments


Digging the intro and the clean vox, but overall this is underwhelming. Transitions don't work for me and instrumentally this is super mediocre. I hate it when a snare sounds like this.

ThatDude
December 8th 2017
53 Comments


That breakdown in the middle was pretty cringeworthy, and I can't stand Rob singing ''COME ON!'', which he seems to like way too much.

With these 2 singles, I don't have high hopes for this record.

KjSwantko
December 8th 2017
10774 Comments


"Pretty big step down from the last 2 if you ask me. Rob literally can't stick his band to a single sound. He's just a trend-hopper really. "

He has ALWAYS been that way though. Soulless and shallow, changing musical directions with the wind.

Darius
December 8th 2017
16194 Comments


I mean at least from Blackening to Bloodstone he was on to something better. This just sounds like a shitty copout.

swipenet
December 8th 2017
2526 Comments


Yeah definitely not digging this as much as their last 3 or 4 albums, still pretty decent though. The 'come on's are not needed and might even be detrimental to both this and 'Beyond The Pale'. Rob is no doubt not the same as he was even on Bloodstone, but I'm still expecting a solid release.

Darius
December 8th 2017
16194 Comments


Yeah I just noticed he abuses 'come on' as much as Hetfield abuses 'yeah!'

bloc
December 8th 2017
50812 Comments


This nigga - c'mon
Hetfield - yeah
Architects guy - BLEGH
Fred Durst - [insert verb here] THE FUCK UP

Anyone else I'm missing?

KjSwantko
December 8th 2017
10774 Comments


David Draiman- ooooooooo wa ah aha ah

necropig
December 8th 2017
4243 Comments


I'd rather listen to Catharsis instead

This was wank

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TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
December 8th 2017
23772 Comments


@bloc - alexi laiho "YEOW"

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KjSwantko
December 8th 2017
10774 Comments


Jonathan Davis- "GO!"

bloc
December 8th 2017
50812 Comments


lmao great entries

BlackMalachite
December 8th 2017
3544 Comments


First time listening to this band.
Twas' okay.

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ColonelWang
December 8th 2017
67 Comments


Props to them for continuing to explore different sounds, but this song was alright

chug73
December 8th 2017
3501 Comments


Those song titles tho. Rob is so edgy lol video clip is all "welcome 2 my twisted mind".



KjSwantko
December 8th 2017
10774 Comments


Dude go look at the album cover, looks like a school project for an edgy 12 year old in art class

Darius
December 8th 2017
16194 Comments


"alexi laiho "YEOW"

Lol that one's my favorite laiho's a beast

KevinKC
December 8th 2017
804 Comments


Good song, but exactly the kind of metal I don't feel like listening to right now.

chug73
December 8th 2017
3501 Comments


what kind of metal DO u feel like listening to rn

GhostOfSarcasticBtrd
December 8th 2017
6264 Comments


Last song banged, this one bored. The build-up vox were way heavier than the actual breakdown vox.

chug73
December 8th 2017
3501 Comments


I thought the sorta cool solo would go somewhere even cooler but it just sort of ends. shame.

Flugmorph
December 8th 2017
18502 Comments


laughably bad song

Digging: Minoru Muraoka - Bamboo

Darius
December 8th 2017
16194 Comments


Kinda agree with Ghost on this one

DatsNotDaMetulz
December 8th 2017
3599 Comments


"This nigga - c'mon
Hetfield - yeah
Architects guy - BLEGH
Fred Durst - [insert verb here] THE FUCK UP

Anyone else I'm missing?"

Max Cavalera - mixing two words together with a slight mis-spelling
Jonathan Davis - UMHINGAJKALNGSJLINGA

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
December 8th 2017
23772 Comments


This is like some abominable mix of The Blackening and The Burning Red

Toondude10
December 8th 2017
12866 Comments


"Anyone else I'm missing?"

David Draiman - oh-wah-ah-ah-aaah!

swipenet
December 8th 2017
2526 Comments


Pretty much lol, it’s not so bad tho
@spirit

XingKing
December 9th 2017
13354 Comments


You know all of those awesome melodic moments they have in songs like Days Turn Blue to Gray or Halo that only last a minute or so? This sounds like they tried to take those moments and spread them out into a full song.

swipenet
December 9th 2017
2526 Comments


Eddie Hermida - Teehee

InFlamesWeThrash666
December 9th 2017
8079 Comments


Props to them for continuing to explore different sounds, but this song was alright

different sound somehow

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Ikarus14
December 9th 2017
1154 Comments


This actually wasn't that bad. Better than the last single anyway. Not fond of the cheese ball delivery, though.

MoosechriS
December 9th 2017
6330 Comments


You know all of those awesome melodic moments they have in songs like Days Turn Blue to Gray or Halo that only last a minute or so? This sounds like they tried to take those moments and spread them out into a full song.

I actually feel like this could have some good results and a few intresting surprises, i’ve enjoyed the first two single but they’re not exactly amazing by any stretch.

FearThyEvil
December 9th 2017
15674 Comments


this was hilariously bad

Digging: Rolo Tomassi - Grievances

GhostOfSarcasticBtrd
December 9th 2017
6264 Comments


It's actually not that bad.

swipenet
December 9th 2017
2526 Comments


[2]

KjSwantko
December 11th 2017
10774 Comments


"Last song banged,"

You're prob a big Disturbed, A7X fan too I'm guessing.

rafalafa
December 12th 2017
67 Comments


This is a bad Slipknot cover.

GhostOfSarcasticBtrd
December 12th 2017
6264 Comments


Yeah, guy who likes riff that sounds like Strapping Young Lad must love Disturbed. Makes sense.

bloc
December 12th 2017
50812 Comments


Is it bad if I like Disturbed more than SYL lmao

TrephineArtist
December 29th 2017
256 Comments


I didn't like this song upon first listen but it clicked after a few more spins, I love it now. I'm an old school MH fan but find this song very good indeed, far better than some cuts from the last two, especially stuff like Who we are from Unto the Locust.

necropig
January 12th 2018
4243 Comments


The newest single is terrible. holy shit

swipenet
January 12th 2018
2526 Comments


Yeah I didn't bother sharing it lol

swipenet
January 12th 2018
2526 Comments


Hopefully if the rest of the album is good I can just ignore it

Aiwaz
January 12th 2018
9999 Comments


As a veteran Machine Head fanboy, I dislike this.

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swipenet
January 12th 2018
2526 Comments


This or 'Bastards'? I mean I don't disagree with the message of the latter, it just doesn't sound good.

Toondude10
January 12th 2018
12866 Comments


yeah Bastards is pretty bad

ShadowNeko
January 12th 2018
140 Comments


Some of you guys are hardcore critical lol.

Aiwaz
January 12th 2018
9999 Comments


You would be too if you bought their first album the year it came out and watched them devolve to this...am I right?

SpiritCrusher2
January 12th 2018
6002 Comments


"Anyone else I'm missing?"

can't believe nobody's mentioned Tom Warrior's UGH

swipenet
January 12th 2018
2526 Comments


I liked their last 3 albums a lot but yeah they sound nothing like they used to.

Aiwaz
January 12th 2018
9999 Comments


Agreed. Swipe, I'm taking a wild shot in the dark here, you are in your 20's?

Thalassic
January 12th 2018
1378 Comments


I agree with the people commenting on those slightly atmospherically melodic bits Machine Head integrates in their sound. In The Blackening for instance they were used sparingly and spiced up an already solid sound. Now on the other hand they are the sole good point (when they're not overdoing it - piss off with the violins already) in these crappy low-effort songs.

Aiwaz
January 12th 2018
9999 Comments


^^^


knows whats up

SpiritCrusher2
January 12th 2018
6002 Comments


don't waste your time on this shit guys, just listen to vio-lence

Thalassic
January 12th 2018
1378 Comments


^^^^
that's an advice more people should take

swipenet
January 12th 2018
2526 Comments


Sorry Aiwaz went for dinner. Yeah I'm 23 so I was a teen when I heard Locust lol

swipenet
January 12th 2018
2526 Comments


Were your ratings wiped or did you just remove them?

Aiwaz
January 12th 2018
9999 Comments


Oh nice man! I was around that age when I discovered them. Fuck man, I showed everyone that band. I whored the fuck out of Machine Head. As far as my ratings, I have them on my main account, but I like this account more. I don't like change. I hate it.

swipenet
January 12th 2018
2526 Comments


Damn dude, yeah I can definitely see why it must suck a lot more for you!

Makes sense lol, I just recall that you had a lot more ratings under this account.

Aiwaz
January 12th 2018
9999 Comments


Yep I did. Only rating that matters to me is Lateralus.

swipenet
January 12th 2018
2526 Comments


\m/

Aiwaz
January 12th 2018
9999 Comments


My main account has them all. I'm happy.

swipenet
January 12th 2018
2526 Comments


I gotchu fam



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