MACHINE HEAD Post Making of “Now We Die” Music Video

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Bay Area Metal Titans MACHINE HEAD have posted a behind scenes look at the making of the video clip for the track “Now We Die”, here.The clip was directed by Mike Sloat (TESTAMENT, STAIND) and  comes from their recently released Nuclear Blast Entertainment debut,Bloodstone & Diamonds.

Bloodstone & Diamonds has been tearing up the sales charts all over the globe since it was released! In the U.S. alone, the band sold around 18,200 copies in its first week of release to debut at position #21 on The Billboard 200 chart. This makes it their biggest first week sales and chart position in history and their 4th album in-a-row with an upward trajectory. Comparatively, the band’s Unto The Locust (2011) opened with around 17,000 units to land at #22, The Blackening (2007) registered a first-week tally of just under 15,000 to enter the chart at #54, and Through The Ashes Of Empires (2004) premiered with less than 12,000 copies to debut at #88.

Chart positions around the globe include:

Austria #6
Australia #10
Canada #25
Canada (Hardchart) #3
Germany #6
Finland #18
France #29
Ireland (Indie) #4
Sweden #31
Sweden (Rock/Metal) #3
Switzerland #7
UK #18
UK (Indie) #1
UK (Rock) #3
United States #21
United States (Hardcharts) #2

MACHINE HEAD has made their entire Bloodstone & Diamonds album available for streaming at this location. The band’s eighth studio record is out now on several physical and digital formats. Order the CD, limited edition mediabook, box set, vinyl or the exclusive premium MACHINE HEAD guitar edition via this link:

Bloodstone & Diamonds was produced by Robb Flynn and Juan Urteaga and masterfully mixed by Colin Richardson and Andy Sneap, with additional tracking, editing, and mixing done with  Steve Lagudi.

Bloodstone & Diamonds track listing:

01.  Now We Die
02.  Killers & Kings
03.  Ghosts Will Haunt My Bones
04.  Night Of Long Knives
05.  Sail Into The Black
06.  Eyes Of The Dead
07.  Beneath The Silt
08.  In Comes The Flood
09.  Damage Inside
10.  Game Over
11.  Imaginal Cells (Instrumental)
12.  Take Me Through The Fire

MACHINE HEAD will headline an exclusive “Evening With” tour starting this January, which will span all across North America! No support bands. No locals. Just a crushing two-hour set of pure fucking MACHINE HEAD!!!  V.I.P. ticket packages are now on sale at! Packages include a meet and greet with the band, group photo with MACHINE HEAD, poster, flag, laminate, and MACHINE HEAD koozie. In addition, everyone that purchases the VIP experience will be entered in a drawing to win an autographed, Epiphone Bloodstone & Diamonds electric guitar!


Confirmed dates are as follows:

01/16/2015            Phoenix, AZ – Club Red

01/18/2015            Farmington, NM – Top Deck

01/20/2015            Austin, TX – Red 7

01/21/2015            Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar and Grill

01/22/2015            Houston,TX – Fitzgeralds

01/23/2015            New Orleans, LA – House of Blues

01/25/2015            Atlanta, GA – Masquerade

01/26/2015            Asheville, NC – Orange Peel

01/28/2015            Baltimore, MD – Soundstage

01/29/2015            Philadelphia. PA – Underground Arts

01/30/2015            New York, NY – Irving Plaza

01/31/2015            Allston, MA – Brighton Music Hall

02/03/2015            Montreal, QC – Corona Theater

02/04/2015            Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theater

02/05/2015            Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom

02/07/2015            Pittsburgh, PA – Mr Smalls

02/08/2015            Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom

02/09/2015            Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot Ballroom

02/10/2015            Chicago, IL – House of Blues

02/11/2015            Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s

02/12/2015            Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon

02/13/2015            Minneapolis/ St Paul, MN – Mill City Nights

02/14/2015            St Louis, MO – Fubar

02/15/2015            Kansas City, MO – Riot Room

02/17/2015            Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall

02/19/2015            Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl / Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

02/20/2015            Los Angeles, CA – The Regent

02/21/2015            San Francisco, CA – Regency Center Grand Ballroom

02/24/2015            Seattle, WA – Neumos

02/25/2015            Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw

02/27/2015            Calgary, AB – Flames Central

02/28/2015            Edmonton, AB – Union Hall

03/01/2015            Saskatoon, SK – Obrian’s Event Centre

03/02/2015            Winnipeg, MB – Garrick Centre

03/04/2015            Minot, ND – The Original
03/06/2015            Missoula, MT – Stage 112
03/07/2015            Boise, ID – Knitting Factory


**more dates to come**

More of Bloodstone & Diamonds:

“Now We Die” Official Video
“Night of Long Knives” Official Track
“Now We Die” Official Track
Bloodstone & Diamonds track-by-track commentary
Album Trailer #1
Album Trailer #2
In-studio Production Blogs
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