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Machine Head detail new LP, Bloodstone & Diamonds

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 10:05 AM PT
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Machine Head has officially titled their forthcoming album Bloodstone & Diamonds. The twelve-track effort was produced by frontman Robb Flynn and Juan Urteaga (Testament, Exodus), mixed by Colin Richardson, and features additional tracking, editing, and mixing from Andy Sneap and Steve Lagudi. Its artwork can be seen here:


Bloodstone & Diamonds artwork


Regarding the title, Flynn had the following to say: "Bloodstone and diamonds represent two of the hardest materials on earth, it is also a lyric from the opening track of the album 'Now We Die'. In many cultures the bloodstone has been used as an amulet to protect against evil, and is the symbol of justice. Diamonds are the hardest natural material on Earth (which is how we feel about our music), and it also represents the diamond logo I drew 22 years ago (in my wife's apartment on Dover St. in Oakland) that has become the symbol for the band."

Here is the 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

A November release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment is expected.


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