Tag Archives: High on Fire

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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High On Fire announce June release date for next album

Posted by on April 15, 2015

After the release of 2012’s De Vermis Mysteriis, High on Fire appear to be going two for two with album titles that aren’t easy to write out. The band’s seventh full-length, Luminiferous, will be released on June 23rd, one of the last weeks of albums being released on Tuesdays. It sounds like they’ve gotten political as well, according […]

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Torche have an annihilation affair with robots

Posted by on March 26, 2015

Torche offer up a pretty somber, dystopian music video for their song “Annihilation Affair,” taken from their latest album, Restarter, available now on Relapse Records. The video is based around the video game that was made to promote the new record; Torche vs. Robots: Annihilation Affair. It’s a side-scrolling, 16-bit looking adventure game that the band put out […]

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Melvins documentary nearly finished

Posted by on March 10, 2015

If there’s a band that needs a documentary, it’s The Melvins. Such an endeavor has already been underway for the past seven years, and now first time film makers Bob Hannam and Ryan Sutherby are looking to crowd fund the final stages of the massive project. They’re hoping to raise a total of $75,000 by April 8th, all to wrap up […]

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Relapse offers ridiculously large anniversary sampler download

Posted by on February 17, 2015

If you add up all the bands over Relapse Records’ 25-year history, there’s got to be over 180 of them. That’s why today on Bandcamp, the label has released a free download sampler of their history. The sampler has one track from almost every artist that’s ever released anything on the label. The Relapse Records: […]

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