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Machine Head Announces North American Tour Dates With Suicide Silence And More

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American heavy metal veterans Machine Head have announced that they will be embarking on a headlining tour of North America in January, in support of their seventh studio album, "Unto The Locust." Joining them on the trek will be Suicide Silence, Darkest Hour and Rise To Remain.

The tour dates are as follows:

January 15 - Denver, CO - Summit Music Hall
January 17 - Sauget, IL - Pop’s
January 19 - St. Paul, MN - Station 4
January 20 - Milwaukee, WI - Rave Ballroom
January 21 - Royal Oak, MI - Royal Oak Music Theatre
January 22 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues
January 24 - Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
January 26 - Portland, ME - State Theatre
January 27 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
January 28 - Toronto, ON - The Sound Academy
January 29 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
January 31 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
February 1 - Baltimore, MD - Ram’s Head Live
February 2 - Philadelphia, PA - Trocadero
February 3 - New York, NY - Best Buy Theatre
February 4 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium
February 6 - Norfolk, VA - NorVA Theatre
February 7 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore
February 8 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
February 10 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
February 11 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
February 12 - San Antonio, TX - Backstage Live
February 13 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
February 15 - Farmington, NM - Top Deck
February 16 - Tuscon, AZ - Rialto Theatre
February 17 - Hollywood, CA - Avalon
February 18 - San Francisco, CA - The Warfield

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KREDD's avatar

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1. KREDD writes:

too big for nashville now, huh? i see how it is

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 1:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Blindgreed1 writes:

Yusss! The Rialto! \m/\m/

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 2:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. deathbringer writes:

Man, I want to see Machine Head again, but the rest of that lineup is a major turnoff for me.

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 2:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BrunoHockalugie writes:

Terrible support bands. Machine Head is great, but what the f***!??!

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 2:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Blindgreed1 writes:

Plenty of time to fill bags with poo...

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 3:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. hellrat writes:

Bruno, I'm having a WTF moment as well...not so much about the openers, but with the NM date...

FARMINGTON?????? What the Goddamned FVCK?????

Who the fvck booked this schedule....most stupid fvcking location to put a top metal band I've ever fvckin seen

the Navajo Nation will be stoked, but what about the rest of us Nuevo Mexicanos?

It don't much matter to me I guess, as I will be in TX doin bighorn hunts all of february, I'm just incredulous at the choice of location for my home state...wish I could join ya in Jollywood on the 17th....drag RT outta redlands for the gig and you boys drink a couple brews for me...I'll raise a glass in camp that evening to ya guys :) \m/

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 4:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. ScumofSociety writes:

Suicide Silence? Uhghhhhhh......

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 4:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. dethguy writes:

Hellrat you dont even know how many bands Came to that place. devildriver,as i lay dying, the black dahlia murder, korn, havok, caphalic carnage, mushroomhead, skeletonwitch, and more dumbass

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 4:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. blr426 writes:

I'd love to see Suicide Silence. The rest of the bands not so much. Machine Head is one of my all time favorites but I can't take the 7 minute songs. Also ive seen them 5 times already.

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 4:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Drum_Junkie writes:

Hey, At least they're not bringing BmtH with them like they did in Europe. HAHA!!!

blr426, I know what you mean on the 7 minute songs. I like their longer ones better.

NP: Opeth - Black Rose Immortal

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 5:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Blindgreed1 writes:

Hey dethguy... what the fvck is "caphalic carnage"? And you call HR a dumbass? Irony.

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 5:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. hellrat writes:

nah Blind, Detyhguy is alright....good for him, them Dine LOVE the fvckin METAL...he's just a bit frosted that I burned on his 'big city'...entirely understandable :)

by the way 'Guy, I have no problem with Farmington itself (got some good friends outta there), but to put quality METAL shows there makes about as much sense as bookin them in MY hometown (taos), or frikken Camel Rock, ya know?

ABQ makes the most sense logistically...what I was getting at is that I am blown away by the fact that a band like MACHINE FVCKING HEAD isn't able to get a gig at Tinley or the stupid J Pavillion...

Anyway, ALL you guys suck the big fatty fer gettin to see these guys while I'm out in the goddamned cactus lookin for Ol Mister Curley Horns :)

Anyway, have fun dudes...just skip the openers for some quality beer time, and show up for the Machine...should be fvckin awesome \m/

NP---Now I lay Thee Down---MFH

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 6:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. hellrat writes:

**edit---jesus fvcking christ----' TINGLEY '

first show I ever seen....Kenney Rogers playing on a flatbed in the bucking arena in oh, about '78 when I was 4...first METAL show was MAIDEN with wasp opening in 85

sh** sound in that place...but some HEAVY nostalgia...the list goes on ya know :)

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 6:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. DreamHeater writes:

...once again, nobody realizes Oklahoma exists.

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 7:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. vulgardisplay writes:

SUICIDE SILENCE!?!? are you f**kin kidding me?
way to destroy a show.
They should just follow their band name, Kill themselves, and then they will be silent...which is what i would rather hear than listen to their sh!t

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 7:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. RTB writes:

Im sure RAT would have prefered ruidoso national park/ racetrack or the santa barbara bowl...
Ya the undercard kinda blows, i like machinehead but id go see them on a better tour, i ll have to pass on this one..
RAT, im gonna need those drumtracks, when u get down from the mountain lets talk turkey...

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 7:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. silvermountains writes:

uhhhhhhhhh. what the FVCK! Line up is not worth $22 in Denver to me... but I missed out on them on Mayhem fest, gaw machine head! stop touring with bring me the horizon, suicide silence!

# Nov 14, 2011 @ 8:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. hellrat writes:

Provided the common knowledge that I absolutely do not support the fvcking Park Service nor Horse Racing, in addition the fact that Ruidoso NP doesn't exist, I must begrudgingly concede 3 points to RT for his expert sandbagging at my expense

Ya, I'll send ya some drum tracks muthafvcka...they'll be real good...hell, maybe I'll even play 'em myself :)

Seriously now, give a call if ya want to talk pummeled poultry skins...I lost your pretentious frikken "restricted" number...I'll be around until Turkey Day, then back to the desert till the Ides of March

# Nov 15, 2011 @ 12:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. anon writes:

Tuesdays and Wednesdays. ALWAYS Tuesdays and Wednesdays, right in the middle of my goddamn work week. Could use one of my vacation days, though. Hmmm....

# Nov 15, 2011 @ 7:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. brandedcfh420 writes:

well, the opening bands made me decide that this is not worth the time or $$.....

# Nov 15, 2011 @ 10:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Master of Deth writes:

Darkest Hour and Suicide Silence are the only good thing about this tour. Machine Head don't deserve to headline, 'cause they aren't any good. at all.

# Nov 16, 2011 @ 2:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. anon writes:

Love the scene kids that think they know "heavy."

# Nov 16, 2011 @ 7:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Blindgreed1 writes:

Master of Death??? LMFAO, more like mastorbator. STFU and GTFO n00b.

# Nov 16, 2011 @ 10:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Shno writes:

I forgot how kids these days think that a band is only credible if they have the "most br00t4l breakdowns ever". Darkest Hour is alright, but Suicide Silence got old REALLY fast. Excited to see Machine Head again though! Never a bad show lol

# Nov 16, 2011 @ 10:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. THRASH TILL DEATH writes:

Last time i saw machine head was with suicide silence and megadeth. suicide completly didnt fit and was a screamy mess. but it didnt make machine head anyless awsome infact it kinda made them better i gess ha

# Nov 16, 2011 @ 10:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. mikey808 writes:

Darkest Hour is just "eh" to me, and Suicide Silence falls apart live.... Ill show up when Machine Head starts!

# Nov 16, 2011 @ 10:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. metal2death writes:

this is one of those tours that you pregame until the headliner shows up... f*** the opening bands

# Nov 16, 2011 @ 5:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. KREDD writes:

saw MH last round with megadeth and SS...can't believe SS made the bill again. it was bad. very bad.

# Nov 17, 2011 @ 5:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. OverkillExposure writes:

I gave Suicide Silence a good review here back in the spring, and I stand by it, but to call myself a fan would really be pushing it. SS versus Machine Head is like a car stuck on the tracks versus an oncoming 100 mph train.

# Nov 17, 2011 @ 9:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Master of Deth writes:

What is Machine Head's appeal? I don't understand. I'd much rather see Suicide Silence live. Their music is better anyway.

# Nov 18, 2011 @ 3:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. anon writes:

Appeal? If you don't get their appeal after all the albums they've put out, plus the latest one, then you probably never will.

To outright say they're "not good. at all." when they've supported some of the biggest metal bands in the world is just goddamn rude. If you don't like that particular style of metal that actually uses vocals and *hard work* when creating music instead of just growling or screaming, that's fine. Just don't go and think that a swept-over haircut, some fast guitar work, a little bass and a (seemingly) heavy breakdown makes for a superior band.

Machine Head has proven themselves time and time again with their brand of heavy and actual song structure along with their frontman's ability to actually *sing* and play guitar at the same time. At the end of the day, Machine Head stands out amongst all the big names in heavy metal and helps to define the goddamn genre by themselves while bands like Suicide Silence do nothing more than fit into that *core category that all the kids in skinny jeans (eat some damn meat and toughen up) think is "brutal."

# Nov 18, 2011 @ 7:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. R10 writes:

Will definately go to this show. Will be good to see a full,headline,Machine Head set. Ive seen Darkest Hour a ton of times,they always put on a good show,pretty tight live. Not a huge fan of Suicide Silence,but i didnt think they were that bad live on Mayhem fest. Its all about MH!

# Nov 18, 2011 @ 8:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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