Posted on the official Machine Head website, Robert Flynn posted the following message:
“Hey, hey, hey fuckers!
“I write to you from the thriving metropolis that is Lubbock, Texas… day off, kickin' it right next to the freeway… woo – hoo.
“We've now got the first three dates of the LAMB OF GOD tour under our belts and I gotta say man, shit is going really, really fuckin' good. The first 17 out of 18 shows are sold out, and we're getting the 'Machine Fuckin' Head' chants between every song… we're blown away over and over again by the response we're getting, seriously mind-blowing. All the LOG guys are really cool. Had a blast with them last night in Austin. We all went to Billy Milano's bar Headhunter's, across the street from Stubb's where we played… managed to talk the local band Rend into letting us jam on their equipment, and had a wildly fun and hideously horrible jam session. With an insanely drunk Willie Adler and a slightly drunk Chris Adler, a wasted Demmel (on bass) and an equally wasted Flynn (on guitar)… oooooh, it wasn't exactly what you'd call 'pretty.' We had Phil's tech 'Bucket Ass' aka 'Short Time' on lead vocals along with Dusty from the LOG camp. The six of us proceeded to butcher 'Walk', 'South Of Heaven', 'Seek and Destroy', 'Lay It Down' by RATT *cough* 'Iron Man' and numerous other bits and pieces, while consuming an ungodly amount of vodka and J