Tag Archives: High on Fire

Metal Insider’s Top 5: Defunct Touring Festivals

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, Gigantour kicked off its fifth installment and Mayhem Fest is well into gear. And while the summer is packed with other treks like the Summer Slaughter Tour, the All Stars Tour, and other tours (hell, even the Warped […]

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Video: Quicksand Live From Slim’s

Posted by on July 1, 2013

Last week was a good one to be a music fan in San Francisco. Converse Represent brought by our unofficial count, an assload of bands to play Slim’s in San Francisco from June 23 – 27th. Wednesday and Thursday were the days most exciting to metal fans, with Wednesday’s lineup in particular boasting Quicksand, Mastodon, […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 18th: King of Days

Posted by on June 18, 2013

Live albums can be a strange beast for bands. They can be integral pieces of their discography, or they can be quickly-forgotten show pieces. That’s why it’s rare to find live albums that are larger in scale or containing multiple parts. Iron Maiden is one of the only high-profile bands to do such a thing […]

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One Live Album Isn’t Enough For High On Fire

Posted by on May 29, 2013

There are some bands that are truly best experienced one way: live. High on Fire is definitely one of those bands. Although they’ve come close, especially with last year’s De Vermiis Mysteriis, a  CD recording just can’t quite capture the thunderous power of the stoner metal trio. But for those who cannot make it to a […]

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High On Fire, Pig Destroyer Among Those Playing 3 Floyds Beer Festival

Posted by on April 18, 2013

3 Floyds might be the most metal brewing company around. They have created beers for bands like Pig Destroyer and Municipal Waste, and their year-round beers are pretty brutal in their own right, with names like Arctic Panzer Wolf IPA and Zombie Dust Pale Ale.Each year they release a limited batch of their Dark Lord […]

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Slash Records Theme Song To New Version Of “Angry Birds”

Posted by on March 11, 2013

Turns out that Matt Pike isn’t the only hard rock/metal guitarist in love with Angry Birds. In fact, Slash is such an avid player that the creators hired him to record the theme song to the game’s new version of Angry Birds Space. The former Guns N’ Roses guitarist even received his own Angry Birds avatar […]

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Shadows Fall Added To Last Leg Of Metal Alliance Tour (Anthrax, Exodus, Etc.)

Posted by on March 5, 2013

First, the sad news. High On Fire will be missing the last leg of the Metal Alliance Tour. Now here’s the good news: Shadows Fall have been tapped to replace High On Fire on said dates. “We are excited to be playing a few of these dates with Anthrax and the rest of the Metal […]

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We’ve Taken Over Metal On Vevo!

Posted by on February 15, 2013

Metal On Vevo is essentially your one stop shop for heavy metal music videos online. And starting today, we’ve taken complete control over it! Well, not complete control, per se. For the entire weekend, Metal On Vevo’s main page will feature a playlist of ten videos from a few of our favorite group. That includes […]

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Exodus Latest Victim Of Disney’s Metal Ban?

Posted by on February 6, 2013

Over the past few years, Walt Disney has shown their distaste for metal by banning multiple groups from performing their House Of Blues venues in Florida. Machine Head have been the most notable metal band that Disney has banned. However, now it looks like Exodus are their latest victim. Exodus recently announced will be playing in […]

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Now For Something Completely Different: No Spill Blood

Posted by on January 18, 2013

As much as I love heavy music, I find that the genre as a whole can be difficult to find truly unique artists. There are always a gaggle of fresh bands with the same sound (See: New Wave of American Heavy Metal or Djent) while established bands are struggling to stay established by either following […]

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