It’s another solid week for new rock releases on the Billboard 200 albums chart. ‘Chickenfoot III’, the latest from super group Chickenfoot debuted at No. 9 selling 42,000 copies. Their previously released self-titled album in 2009 rocked the charts at No. 4 with 52,000 units sold so the ‘Foot has some catching up to do. But with the combined star force of Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith, this release has some staying power.
Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn was recently kind enough to give us a few minutes of his time for an exclusive interview. During the interview he spoke to us about his fans buying his son Zander a new guitar after it was stolen during a home invasion and the difficulties of touring while being a father of two.
British metalcore act Bring Me the Horizon are getting a lot of vitriol from metal fans who don’t think they are heavy enough to be supporting Machine Head's upcoming U.K. arena tour -- and the prospect of playing in front of unwelcoming crowds has not fazed Horizon one bit.