Bloodstone & Diamonds is the eighth full-length studio album by American heavy metal band Machine Head, released by Nuclear Blast on 7 November 2014. This is the first album to feature Jared MacEachern who replaced founding bassist Adam Duce in 2013. Although the album does not feature a title track, the album gets its name from a lyric from the opening track and second single "Now We Die".
Bloodstone & Diamonds is the eighth full-length studio album by American heavy metal band Machine Head, released by Nuclear Blast on 7 November 2014. The album was critically acclaimed, with Dom Lawson of The Guardian writing Striking an exquisite balance between brute force, insistent melody and bold experimentation, this is the finest mainstream metal album of 2014 by a huge margin. In the first week of release, the album debuted at in The Billboard 200 chart, becoming the band’s highest charting album ever. Bloodstone & Diamonds Q&A.
MACHINE HEAD - BLOODSTONE & DIAMONDS There you have it. The new album title in all its glory my friends. I cannot even begin to tell you how proud we are of this album. It's been a heck of a ride. It looked like it might not ever happen again at one point, but man, this album is a milestone for us. You're going to love it Head Cases.
It's been three years since Machine Head released Unto the Locust, widely considered the mainstream metal album of 2011. That was no small feat: four years earlier it had been preceded by 2007's The Blackening, which is arguably regarded as their magnum opus. Bloodstone & Diamonds is the first MH offering without founding bassist Adam Duce; he has been replaced by former Sanctity guitarist Jared MacEachern. In keeping with the restless musical vision of MH, this set is wildly ambitious.
San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will release their new album, "Bloodstone & Diamonds", in November via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was recorded in part at GREEN DAY's JingleTown Recording compound in Oakland, California. Says MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn: "I cannot even begin to tell you how proud we are of this album. It's been a heck of a ride
Band Name Machine Head (USA). Album Name Bloodstone & Diamonds.