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MACHINE HEAD's Robb Flynn's Solo Album Will Be Covers Of 90s Hip Hop, Thrash & Classic Rock

"It's all the kind of stuff that we grew up with, and it's fun — it's just a blast."

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Machine Head vocalist and guitarist Robb Flynn has been working on his solo covers album for a little while now, though he never discussed much about its contents. Now in an interview with Full Metal Jackie, Flynn reveals it'll basically be a studio version of his birthday bash Robb Flynn & Friends sets. This includes covers of thrash tracks, classic rock tracks, and even 90s hip hop tracks.

"For the last seven years now, for my birthday bash, I have a thing called 'Robb Flynn & Friends', and I get a bunch of my friends together and we just jam — it's, like, cover songs. I don't do Machine Head songs. It's '90s hip-hop, it's classic rock, it's some thrash — it's all the kind of stuff that we grew up with, and it's fun — it's just a blast. We have so much fun doing it every time. I probably have, like, 30 to 40 different musicians playing. The last one that we did just turned out really good, and I was, like, 'Let's just track this.' I own a recording studio now. I was, like, 'Let's go in and bang this out and see what happens.' So we did it live, and it was just super fun."

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"I've got five songs tracked and done, and now I'm gonna go back and I'm gonna do — I'm think I'm gonna do the '90s hip-hop groups. We did some Snoop Dogg songs and some other stuff. It's pretty wild — it's a loose, greasy, sweaty good time. And it's just for fun. I don't know when that's gonna come out now. I know that Nuclear Blast is loving it, and they love the whole concept, so hopefully soon."

In the meantime, Machine Head released a new song this year titled "Circle the Drain."

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