Cover shot – MACHINE HEAD

In an electrifying announcement that will cause anticipatory convulsions through the world of metal, Bay Area icons MACHINE HEAD have announced their ‘Slaughter The Martøur Australia 2024 Tour’.Forgoing their “An Evening With…” format for the first time in a decade,MACHINE HEAD will return to Australia and New Zealand after a five-year wait, and it gets better! Tagging along to ignite the festivities will be LA’s Industrial metal masters FEAR FACTORY which all but guarantees your 2024 starts off as heavy as humanly possible!


These two giants of the world-wide metal scene have a combined history that spans multiple decades and have consistently delivered some of the most influential and groundbreaking music in the genre. MACHINE HEAD, widely known for their genre crushing riffs and epic anthems that have ignited mosh pits worldwide will be supporting their latest album, ‘ØF KINGDØM AND CRØWN‘. Adding to the chaos is the lethal cyber-attack of FEAR FACTORY which will be a metallic match made in heaven, destined to create a tour experience like no other!


Band-founder Robb Flynn comments:

“Aussie Head Cases!  This tour will be insane!! So stoked to be getting back on the road in Australia and New Zealand with this absolutely earth-shattering bill.  Fear Factory have long been our brothers-in-arms, pioneers of a sound that had yet to exist. Oz, we’re ready to crush skulls, crush shoey’s, and crush everything in our path!”


Fear Factory’s Dino Cazares had this to say:

“We are honored to be touring with the mighty MACHINE HEAD metal, plus Robb has been a good friend of mine for close to 30 years. We are fu*king excited for the metal fans to see this amazing package and we can’t wait to get out there. Let’s Fu*king Rage!”

Fans can expect a sonic assault as both bands promise to unleash tracks from their extensive catalogues that will undoubtedly leave audiences in awe. This is a rare opportunity for Australian metalheads to witness not one, but two of the genre’s most legendary acts in a single night of pure, unadulterated metal mayhem.

This tour promises to be an unforgettable experience for all metalheads in Australia. Prepare for an onslaught of sonic intensity as MACHINE HEAD and FEAR FACTORY unite for what will undoubtedly be one of the most talked-about metal tours for years!


Saturday 9th March PERTH – Astor Theatre
Tuesday 12th March BRISBANE – Eatons Hill
Thursday 14th March MELBOURNE – Forum Theatre
Saturday 16th March SYDNEY – Enmore Theatre

Ticket Information:

Presale: Monday 23rd October, 9am Local

General Public: Wednesday 25th October, 9am Local