Machine Head announce UK shows, here's how to get tickets

Machine Head announce UK shows, here's how to get tickets

Metal icons to play seven dates in May 2018 in support of their upcoming eighth album Catharsis

Machine Head have announced UK tour dates for May 2018, with presale tickets for O2 customers on sale now and tickets on general sale on Fri 29 Sep at 10am.

The metallers, all the way from Oakland, California, are gearing up to release their new album Catharsis in January, and will be touring the world in support.

It's the ninth full-length release from the group which was formed in 1991 by Robb Flynn (vocals, guitar) and Adam Duce (bass). The current line-up features Dave McClain on drums, Phil Demmel on guitar and Jared McEachern on bass.

Their first album since 2014's critically acclaimed Bloodstone & Diamonds, there's great anticipation surrounding the release of Catharsis. Fans can expect more of Flynn's screams and growls, with technically precise guitars and sinister lyrical content the order of the day.

Machine Head UK tour dates 2018:

Sun 13 May – O2 Guildhall, Southampton
Mon 14 May – Y PLAS, Cardiff
Tue 15 May – Bristol Academy
Thu 17 May – Birmingham Academy
Fri 18 May – Roundhouse, London
Sat 19 May – Roundhouse, London
Tue 22 May – O2 Academy, Newcastle
Wed 23 May – O2 Academy, Glasgow
Fri 25 May – Manchester Academy

Presale tickets for O2 customers are on sale now. Tickets for Machine Head go on general sale on Fri 29 Sep at 10am.

Machine Head

Bay Area metal stalwarts that helped usher in a new wave of thrash on classic album Burn My Eyes (1991) but expanded their sound on scope on 2006's The Blackening.

Cardiff University Student Union

Mon 14 May 2018

£30.50

Manchester Academy

Fri 25 May 2018

£31.70 / 0161 275 2930

O2 Academy Birmingham

Thu 17 May 2018

£32.20 / 0121 622 8250

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