Machine Head guitarist and Jackson signature artist Phil Demmel checked in from the Cincinnati, Ohio stop of the Mayhem Festival via an interview with BareBonesRadio.com on July 20.
Demmel discusses the process behind creating the band’s upcoming album, Unto The Locust, and how frontman Robb Flynn has taken some classical guitar and vocal lessons, pushing the band in a more melodic direction.
Watch the video below…
In related news, Metalassault.com conducted an interview with Demmel a few days before the kickoff of the Mayhem Festival. Demmel reveals the meaning behind the band’s album title, stating that “locust” came up because he had people in his life that had “ulterior motives under the guise of purity.”
Read the Metalassault.com interview here.
The Mayhem festival is almost coming to an end, so be sure to catch a show. Tour dates can be found here.