Machine Head fans give lift to handicapped fan

Posted by on March 8, 2018

Last night (7th) found Machine Head’s North American trek wrapping up. It’s safe to say this run had quite a few scares that included a scary bus accident and Robb Flynn’s severe lung infection, which  resulted in a few shows being cancelled. At the tail end of their journey, this past Monday (5th) in Portland, OR, fans gave a handicapped man the best seat in the house. During the group’s performance of the song “Bastards,” fans lifted the gentleman and continued holding him up throughout the song.

Footage can be seen below:

Additionally, Flynn has shared his thoughts about the now-concluded North American Catharsis trek:

“And the “Catharsis” North American leg ends. ⠀
We had some incredible shows, we had a few rough patches, but one thing is for sure, it was hands down the best Evening With yet!! Our best U.S. headline attendances across the board (with or without packages!). Insane merch numbers every night! ⠀

Pretty mind-blowing.⠀

It wasn’t the easiest ride, we lost 5 shows when Robb got viral bronchitis (official doctors diagnosis… and he still has it!), we lost a TON of money, and if it wasn’t for us owning our merch now and the Head Cases stepping up hard and supporting, the tour would have been a bust. ⠀

Our crew work their asses off for us, long, 16 hour days, 3 to 4 shows in-a-row… it’s a grind, and they get none of the glory, but without them the MACHINE doesn’t happen.⠀

Big shout out Pot Rod, Ham Smasher, Pandoro Dudesky, Church, The 73rd best Tour Manager in the world, Roger, John, Dutch and Bryon for crushing it out there!⠀

For all of the U.S. and Canadian Head Cases who ignored all the hate and negativity and came out to stand by your band, you are fucking amazing!!⠀

#spreadthehead #machinehead ⠀”


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