is a guitarist from Texas, mostly known for work
with 90's post-industrial / alternative metal group
COURSE OF EMPIRE.
Starting in 1988, C.o.E. became one of the top-drawing
live acts to emerge from the Deep Ellum scene in Dallas.
During their decade together,
the band released three studio albums:
COURSE OF EMPIRE,
and TELEPATHIC LAST WORDS
Teaming up with former Course drummer
MICHAEL JEROME and keyboardist VAN ERIC MARTIN,
Mike released an album of minimalist ambient music
under the name
HALLS OF THE MACHINE.
The first album
"ATMOSPHERES FOR LOVERS AND SLEEPERS"
is available through streaming platforms.
The new album
"ALL TRIBAL DIGNITARIES"
is available now!
Please visit the Halls site:
Have you considered how cool you might look
in a HALLS OF THE MACHINE
Visit the band camp site for vinyl, CDs and shirts:
Friends, with CV-19 wreaking havoc on the music
industry, there have been no live events booked.
But creative minds don't stop creating...
There will be music to come...
In the meantime, consider supporting
former Course drummer Chad Lovell at:
And keep up to date on the activities
of drummer Michael Jerome
at his site: