MACHINE HEAD Worldwide Chart Positions Announced

San Francisco Bay Area metal titans MACHINE HEAD, have released their highly anticipated new album Catharsis on January 26 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

Now, the worldwide chart positions are in, including three Top 5, two Top 10 and five Top 20 entries. Catharsis also holds the highest ever entries for the band in Germany, Switzerland, Scotland and Spain.

GERMANY #3
SWITZERLAND #4
SCOTLAND #5
AUSTRALIA #10
CANADA #10
FINLAND #11
UNITED KINGDOM #12
BELGIUM #16
USA #17
CZECH REPUBLIC #19
POLAND #21
SPAIN #25
FRANCE #34
HOLLAND #41
JAPAN #50

Frontman / guitarist Robb Flynn adds, “The chart positions coming in from around the globe are nothing short of incredible. The Head Cases of the world really made a show of force this week. But I gotta give an extra-special shout-out to the Head Cases of America. They stood their ground through a veritable hurricane of negativity, belligerant-ass reviews, and straight up online extremist-hate mudding the waters. To ignore all that, and stand by YOUR band means more than you will ever know. You deserve to be applauded so fucking loudly our hands should hurt from clapping and our throats from cheering. We are unbelievably grateful to you. And this news on the same day that Best Buy announces they will stop selling CDs altogether! Feeling proud… and so should you be Head Cases!” 

Catharsis was produced by Robb Flynn and recorded, mixed, and co-produced by  Zack Ohren (FALLUJAHALL SHALL PERISH) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, CA. Mastering was handled by Ted Jensen (HATEBREEDALICE IN CHAINSDEFTONES) at Sterling Sound, New York, NY. Cover photography was created by Seanen Middleton.

To order Catharsis in various formats (CD, Digipak, CD-Digi + DVD + 2LP Boxset, black, picture, red, dark blue, bi-colored, splatter vinyl), visit this location.

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