Upcoming Events Calendar
May 09Thu . 11:58 AM
Welcome to Rockville - (4 Day Pass)Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
May 09Thu . 12:00 PM
Welcome to Rockville (Thursday Pass) with Motley Crue, Disturbed, Machine Head & moreDaytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
Jul 19Fri . 03:30 AM
Inkcarceration (Friday) with Breaking Benjamin, The Offspring, Chevelle, and moreOhio State Reformatory, Mansfield, OH
Jul 19Fri . 12:02 PM
Inkcarceration (3 Day Pass) with Breaking Benjamin, Godsmack, Shinedown, and moreOhio State Reformatory, Mansfield, OH
Formed in Oakland, California in 1991, Machine Head was never an overnight sensation. The band paid its dues, gradually escalating from playing small clubs and dingy bars to more iconic venues. Over the years, they've shared the stage with other titans of the genre like Pantera, Metallica, and Slayer, just to name a few. Each performance has contributed to their artistry, giving them the tools needed to continually up the ante.
When it comes to experiencing a Machine Head concert in a small venue, nothing beats the intimacy and energy. Imagine catching them at venues like the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, or Emo's in Austin—places where you're so close to the band, you feel every bass drop, every drumbeat, every riff. The atmosphere in these settings can be electric, fostering a sense of community among fans. The best seats? Aim for the front-row or pit area if you want to get up close and personal, but beware, you're in the splash zone of pure, unfiltered metal.
Large venues bring a different but equally exhilarating experience. Spaces like The Forum in Inglewood, California, or the Kaseya Center in Miami offer grandiosity. The band utilizes bigger stages to incorporate more elaborate light shows and pyrotechnics, enhancing their already captivating performance. The best seats in larger venues often depend on your concert goals. For fans seeking a full view of the stage and all its theatrics, consider seats in the first few rows of the lower level. If it's the music you're there for, spots near the soundboard usually offer the most balanced sound experience.
So, how much would it cost you to be part of this adrenaline-packed event? Ticket prices can vary significantly based on the venue and seat location. For smaller venues, you might find tickets ranging from $40 to $80. However, for larger arenas with seating options, prices can scale from $50 for upper-level seating to upwards of $200 for VIP experiences or front-row seats.
While the cost may fluctuate, the promise of an unforgettable night remains a constant. Over the years, Machine Head has perfected the art of live performances, making every seat a ticket to a spectacle filled with head-banging tunes and jaw-dropping solos. So whether you prefer the cozy atmosphere of smaller venues or the grandeur of larger arenas, Machine Head delivers a live experience that shouldn't be missed. Be it in a small club or a vast arena, they make sure that their fans—new and seasoned—leave wanting more. Now, armed with this information, it's time to secure your spot to one of the most invigorating live shows out there.