Tag Archives: High on Fire

Dissident Aggression: High On Fire – Luminiferous

Posted by on June 12, 2015

Throughout the course of human history there have been certain phenomena that have blessed us with a mesmerizing array things you could set your watch to. In the metal world over the last decade plus one of those phenomena is a new High On Fire album. Matt Pike and company fire off albums like the […]

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Matt Pike from High on Fire believes 9/11 was an inside job

Posted by on June 9, 2015

With their seventh album, Luminiferous, coming out next week, High on Fire and their frontman Matt Pike are making the press rounds. And while getting interviewed by the increasingly more metal Rolling Stone is certainly a high point, it pretty much outs Pike as a conspiracy theorist to the Dave Mustaine degree. We knew that the album’s concept […]

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Listen to High On Fire’s Luminiferous now

Posted by on June 8, 2015

The first two tracks we’ve heard so far from High On Fire’s Luminiferous have delivered big time. Anyone familiar with the Oakland power trio’s Motorhead-meets-Black Sabbath-in-a-knife-fight sound knows what to expect by now, their seventh album seems even more confident. “The Black Pot” and “The Sunless Years” are no flukes – the rest of the […]

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Metal Power Rankings 6/5: Mastodon Throne us once again

Posted by on June 5, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, Mastodon’s high-profile yet under the radar appearance on Game […]

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High on Fire relive The Sunless Years

Posted by on June 2, 2015

In just two short weeks, High on Fire will release their seventh album, Luminiferous. The first taste of the nine-track album, “The Black Plot,” was, in our opinion, the best song they’ve released since “Snakes for the Divine.” Now, via Entertainment Weekly, a second helping of Luminiferous has made its way out. Perfect for the overcast New York morning […]

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Metal Power Rankings: sturm and dang this new Lamb of God rules

Posted by on May 16, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. When a band of Lamb of God’s magnitude sneak-releases a […]

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High On Fire unveil new track, announce tour with Pallbearer, Lucifer, Venomous Maximus

Posted by on May 12, 2015

We’ve known for a little while that there’s a new High On Fire album, Luminiferous, coming out in June. Now we know what track listing is, and if that wasn’t enough, the band have just announced a tour in support of the album that will start about a month after the album is released. It’s […]

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Find out how much System of a Down, Mastodon, Manson and more made on the road

Posted by on May 7, 2015

Have you ever wondered how much your favorite bands make  when they head out on the road? Well, Billboard‘s Boxscore has listened to your questions and released the latest earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones who most likely you’re more interested than Elton John (close to $1 million in case […]

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Steve Albini not betting on Tidal

Posted by on April 15, 2015

In addition to producing Nirvana’s In Utero, Steve Albini has worked with some pretty epic metal bands, including High On Fire, Helmet, Neurosis, and Weedeater. So when Albini comments on the “next big music streaming service,” it’s best to pay attention. Tidal, the new mega-star owned, hi-fi, music streaming service, is the latest internet media darling, and Albini isn’t too impressed, […]

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The second annual Fear FestEvil mostly gets it right

Posted by on April 15, 2015

Curated by Metallica’s lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, the second annual “Fear FestEvil” was held in San Jose, California this past weekend, and promised to be an amalgamation of all things horror and metal. For the most part, Kirk and company got it right, finding a good balance between the cheese of old-school horror and the […]

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