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Robb Flynn

Robb Flynn

Real/full name:
Lawrence Matthew Cardine
47 (born Jul 19th, 1968)
Place of origin:
United States (Oakland, California)


Robert Flynn is best known as the vocalist and the rhythm guitarist for post-thrash band, Machine Head.

Flynn states that his influences include Black Sabbath, Exodus, Metallica, Slayer, Dead Kennedys, D.R.I., and Suicidal Tendencies.

He joined Forbidden Evil, while in his graduating year at American High School. In 1987, he left Forbidden Evil to join Vio-lence, alongside current Machine ...


- Robb Flynn wrote the song "Aesthetics Of Hate" after he read an article bashing Dimebag (Diamond) Darrell.

- Born Lawrence Matthew Cardine. He was adopted.

- In January 2005 Flynn was selected as one of the four team captains of Roadrunner United, an act to celebrate the 25th year anniversary of Roadrunner Records.

Machine Head

Vocals, Guitars (1992-present)

1993 1993 Demo (Demo) Guitars, Vocals
1994 The Tour '95 (Split) Vocals, Guitars
1994 Burn My Eyes Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics
1995 Old (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1997 The More Things Change... Vocals, Guitars
1997 Take My Scars (EP) Guitars, Vocals
1999 Frontline Volume 1: The Singles (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1999 The Burning Red Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics
1999 From This Day (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2000 Year of the Dragon (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2001 Supercharger Guitars, Vocals (as "Robert Flynn")
2001 Crashing Around You (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2003 Hellalive (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2003 Through the Ashes of Empires Guitars, Vocals
2004 Days Turn Blue to Gray (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2005 Elegies (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2007 The Blackening & Beyond (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2007 The Blackening Guitars, Vocals
2011 The Black Procession (EP) Vocals, Guitars
2011 Locust (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2011 Unto the Locust Guitars, Guitars (acoustic), Vocals (lead)
2012 B-Sides & Rarities (EP) Vocals, Guitars
2012 Machine F**king Head Live (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2014 Killers & Kings (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2014 Bloodstone & Diamonds Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
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Forbidden Evil

Guitars (1985-1987)

1985 Rehearsal 85 (Demo) Guitars
1985 Demo 1985 (Demo) Guitars
1986 Endless Slaughter (Demo) Guitars, Vocals (backing)

Quarteto De Pinga


Roadrunner United

Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards on 'The Rich Man' (2005), Guitars (rhythm), Vocals on 'The Dagger' (2005), Guitars (rhythm) on 'Army of the Sun' (2005), Guitars, Keyboards on 'Independent (Voice of the Voiceless)' (2005)


Guitars (1994)


Guitars (1987-1992)

1988 Eternal Nightmare Guitars
1988 Rough Demo (Demo) Guitars
1988 Eternal Nightmare (Single) Guitars
1990 Oppressing the Masses Guitars
1990 World in a World (Single) Guitars
1991 Torture Tactics (EP) Guitars
1993 Nothing to Gain Guitars


1997 Another Lesson in Violence (Live album) Guitars (track 10)


1995 Live Intrusion (Single) Vocals, Guitars (track 1)
1995 Live Intrusion (Video) Vocals, Guitars (track 14)


1998 Under (EP) Vocals (additional)

Machine Head

1995 Old (Single) Lyrics
1997 The More Things Change... Mixing, Lyrics
2003 Through the Ashes of Empires Producer (as "Robert Flynn")
2005 Elegies (Video) Director, Mixing
2007 The Blackening Producer
2011 Locust (Single) Producer
2011 Unto the Locust Producer (on track 11)
2011 Unto the Locust Lyrics, Executive producer (dvd), Producer, Mixing
2012 Machine F**king Head Live (Live album) Mixing, Mastering
2014 Bloodstone & Diamonds Art direction, Producer
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