MACHINE HEAD: Photos From ‘Unto The Locust’ West Hollywood Listening Party

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD held a listening party for their new album, “Unto The Locust”, this past Thursday night (September 22) at On The Rox (upstairs at The Roxy Theatre) in West Hollywood, California. Check out photos from the event at

“Unto The Locust” will be made available on September 27 via MACHINE HEAD‘s longtime label Roadrunner Records. The CD was recorded at GREEN DAY‘s Oakland, California’s JingleTown Recording compound, with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn handling production duties for the third consecutive time, and mixing done at JingleTown by engineer Juan Urteaga and Flynn (who flew back to Oakland from the road on every day off during the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival), along with Colin Richardson and his U.K.-based team of Carl Bown and Martyn Ford. “Unto The Locust” was tracked and mixed over the course of four months and saw the band bring in a string quartet by the name of Quartet Rouge, who ended up on no less than three of the album’s seven songs.

Remaining listening parties (** Please note, MACHINE HEAD will not be performing at any of the events.**)

Saturday, September 24
Last Rites Tattoo Theatre Gallery
511 West 33rd St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
9:00 p.m., All Ages, refreshments will be served

Sunday, September 25
1315 West North Ave.
Chicago, Il 60622
Presented by The Chicago Metal Factory – 9:00 p.m., 21 and over.

Tuesday, September 27
Oakland Metro Operahouse
630 3rd St.
Oakland, CA 94607
8:00 p.m., all ages

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