Californian heavy metal band Machine Head recently shared a new high-octane single titled “UNHALLØWED” along with an energetic live performance video. The song is the most recent release from the band’s upcoming album. ØF KINGDOM ØM AND CROWN set to arrive August 26 via Nuclear Blast x Imperium Records.
The new song is powerful and heavy, but it’s also melodic and complex. The music video also gives fans a high-energy preview of what to expect when the band performs on stage. European fans will have the chance to experience them in concert from August to October, although several shows have since sold out.
“’Unhallowed’ is the beginning of a powerful change in our history. An introspective narrative begins the song lyrically, which is a collaborative effort written by myself, guitarist Wacław “Vogg” Kiełtyka and bassist/backing vocalist Jared MacEachern and encapsulates the collective strength of this writing team,” said said frontman Robb Flynn, commenting on the all-new track and its production.
Last April, the band celebrated the announcement of their new album by releasing “SUFFER ØN THE ASHES ØF YOUR HATE.” In June 2021, the band released a three-song single including “Arrows In Words From The Sky”, “Become The Firestorm”, and “Rotten”. In May 2021, they announce the release of their EP Arrows in the sky words which featured the aforementioned tracks. In mid-January 2021Machine Head teased that they are back in the studio, preparing fans for upcoming releases.
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