Machine Head announce extensive UK and Ireland tour
Machine Head have announced an extensive UK and Ireland tour for later this year.
The thrash metal veterans will play 11 shows in December, making this trek their first full UK tour since 2011.
The tour begins on December 6th with the band playing the first of two shows at London's Roundhouse, it winds up on Decembee 19th at Dublin Academy. Support on the tour will come from Devil You Know and Darkest Hour.
Speaking about the tour, singer Robb Flynn said: "We're really excited to announce the UK dates for our first full headline tour since 2011! We can't f**king wait to play new music for all you HeadCases! We have some great support bands lined up, including Howard Jones's (ex-Killswitch Engage) new band Devil You Know and one of the best bands around that happen to be some of the greatest dudes to hang with - our friends in Darkest Hour. So come out and rage with The Head, UK!"
Machine Head are currently recording their eighth studio album. It is their first without long-time bassist Adam Duce, who left the band last year, he has been replaced by former Sanctity man Jared MacEachern. It is also the band's first album for new record label Nuclear Blast.
The album will be the follow-up to 2011's Unto The Locust.
Machine Head will play:
London Roundhouse (December 6, 7)
Portsmouth Guildhall (9)
O2 Academy Bristol (10)
Plymouth Pavilions (11)
O2 Academy Glasgow 2 (13)
O2 Academy Leeds (14)
O2 Apollo Manchester (16)
Nottingham Rock City (17)
O2 Academy Birmingham (18)
Dublin Academy (19)