Download 2012 Review: Machine Head
So Machine Head turned up, played a bit, fucked off, and that was that. Pretty average gig to be hon-ah fuck it, you already know they were amazing.
While the on/off rain and torrents of mud inevitably subdued the main stage crowd a bit more than usual for the first few songs of the set, Robb and the boys smashed it yet again, bulldozing their way through an hour of wall-to-wall bangers, with everything from newbies like Locust to a deafening Halo bringing Donington its first stand-out moments of the weekend on the main stage. The band looked genuinely stoked by the increasingly manic reaction they received, and the set they delivered 100% warranted it.