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Robb Flynn

Robb Flynn

Real/full name:
Robert Conrad Flynn
56 (born Jul 19th, 1967)
Place of birth:
United States (Oakland, California)


Robert Flynn is best known as the vocalist and the rhythm guitarist for groove/thrash metal 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 ...


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.

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

Did guest vocals for Suicide Silence for the Mitch Lucker memorial show.

Machine Head

Vocals, Guitars (1991-present)

1993 1993 Demo (Demo) Vocals, Guitars
1994 The Tour '95 (Split) Vocals, Guitars
1994 Burn My Eyes Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars
1995 Old (Single) Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars
1997 Roadrunner Rules Ozzfest! (Split) Vocals, Guitars
1997 The More Things Change... Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars
1997 Take My Scars (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1999 Frontline Volume 1: The Singles (Split) Vocals, Guitars
1999 The Burning Red Guitars, Lyrics, Vocals (as "Robert Flynn")
1999 From This Day (Single) Vocals, Guitars (as "Robert Flynn")
2000 Silver (Take My Hand) (Single) Vocals, Guitars (as "Robert Flynn")
2000 Alcoholocaust (Single) Vocals, Guitars (as "Robert Flynn")
2000 Hole in the Sky (Single) Vocals, Guitars (as "Robert Flynn")
2000 Year of the Dragon Tour (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2000 Year of the Dragon (EP) Songwriting, Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars (as "Robert Flynn")
2000 Year of the Dragon: Tour Diary Japan (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics (as "Robert Flynn")
2001 Supercharger Songwriting (tracks 2-8, 10-14), Lyrics (tracks 2-8, 10-14), Vocals, Guitars (as "Robert Flynn")
2001 Crashing Around You (Single) Vocals, Guitars (as "Robert Flynn")
2003 Hellalive (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (as "Robert Flynn")
2003 Through the Ashes of Empires Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics (as "Robert Flynn")
2004 Road Rage Tour 2004 - Metal Radio EP (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2004 Days Turn Blue to Gray (Single) Vocals, Guitars (as "Robert Flynn")
2005 Elegies (Video) Guitars, Vocals (as "Robert Flynn")
2007 The Blackening & Beyond (EP) Vocals, Guitars
2007 The Black Crusade (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2007 Forged in Steel (Split) Vocals (lead), Guitars
2007 The Blackening Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics
2007 Golden Gods 2007 (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2008 Halo (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2008 The Blackening Vocals, Guitars
2011 The Black Procession (EP) Vocals, Guitars
2011 Locust (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2011 Unto the Locust Lyrics, Vocals, Songwriting, Guitars
2011 This Is the End (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2012 B-Sides & Rarities (EP) Vocals, Guitars
2012 Machine F**king Head Live (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2014 Killers & Kings (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2014 Now We Die (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2014 Bloodstone & Diamonds Lyrics (tracks 1-10, 12), Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1-8, 10-12), Guitars (rhythm)
2016 Is There Anybody Out There? (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2018 Catharsis Vocals, Guitars
2019 Burn My Eyes (Live in the Studio 2019) (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2019 Die Young (Single) Vocals, Guitars (acoustic)
2019 None but My Own (Live in the Studio 2019) (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2019 Live at Dynamo Open Air 1997 (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2019 Do or Die (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2020 Circle the Drain (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2020 Civil Unrest (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2020 My Hands Are Empty (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2021 Arrows in Words from the Sky (EP) Vocals, Guitars
2022 Of Kingdom and Crown Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars (lead), Songwriting
(show all)

Forbidden Evil

Guitars (1985-1987)

1985 Rehearsal 85 (Demo) Guitars
1985 Demo 1985 (Demo) Guitars
1986 Endless Slaughter (Demo) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2015 The Bloody Birth (Compilation) Guitars (tracks 1-5, 9-16)

Quarteto de Pinga


Roadrunner United

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


Guitars (1994)


Guitars (1987-1992)

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


Guitars (1993)


Vocals, Guitars (2018)


2022 Cancer Culture Vocals (track 6)


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


2021 We Are Nøt Okay (EP) Vocals (track 2)

Once Human

2021 Deadlock (Single) Vocals
2021 Cold Arrival (Single) Vocals (track 3)
2022 Erasure (EP) Vocals (track 4)
2022 Scar Weaver Vocals (additional) (track 2)


1995 Live Intrusion (Single) Vocals, Guitars (track 1)
1995 Live Intrusion (Video) Vocals, Guitars (track 14)
1996 Undisputed Attitude Vocals (additional) (disc 2, track 1)


1998 Under (EP) Vocals (additional)
2020 Take the Blame Vocals (additional) (track 2)


1989 Contempt (Demo) Producer


2022 Cancer Culture Lyrics (lines in track 6)


1994 Tribe of Force (Demo) Producer (as "Rob Flynn")

Machine Head

1997 The More Things Change... Mixing
1999 Frontline Volume 1: The Singles (Split) Producer (tracks 1-2), Mixing (tracks 1-2)
2000 Year of the Dragon: Tour Diary Japan (Compilation) Mixing (tracks 2, 4, 5) (as "Robert Flynn")
2003 Through the Ashes of Empires Producer (as "Robert Flynn")
2005 Elegies (Video) Mixing, Director (as "Robert Flynn")
2007 The Blackening Producer
2011 Locust (Single) Producer
2011 Unto the Locust Producer (track 11), Executive producer (DVD)
2011 Unto the Locust Executive producer (DVD)
2011 Unto the Locust Producer, Mixing
2012 Machine F**king Head Live (Live album) Mixing, Mastering
2014 Bloodstone & Diamonds Producer, Art direction
2018 Catharsis Lyrics design, Layout (package), Producer
2019 Do or Die (Single) Producer
2020 Circle the Drain (Single) Producer
2020 Civil Unrest (Single) Producer
2022 Of Kingdom and Crown Producer, Layout, Design
(show all)

Sacrilege B.C.

2008 Party with God Liner notes

Sworn Enemy

2019 Gamechanger Producer


2006 Blood & Dirt (Video) Executive producer (DVD1)
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