Tag Archives: High on Fire

Metal Insider Top 5: double albums released separately

Posted by on January 19, 2015

Next Tuesday (27), Periphery are going to release their most ambitious album yet, but that’s because they’re releasing two albums. Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega is an ambitious project, a concept album split into two separately available albums. And while Periphery are the first band to do something like that this year, they’re not the first band to ever […]

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Metal Power Rankings: It’s a short way to the top if you’re AC/DC

Posted by on January 9, 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. AC/DC log another week up top based on their appearance at Coachella […]

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Meshuggah, High On Fire to headline Kirk Hammett’s 2nd Fear FestEvil

Posted by on January 9, 2015

Kirk Hammett of Metallica is hosting his second annual Fear FestEvil in San Jose, California., and he’s invited Meshuggah, High on Fire and Agnostic Front with him. This year’s Fear FestEvil will be split into three days, taking place between April 10th and April 12th. April 10th will feature a VIP party at the legendary […]

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High on Fire entering studio after tour

Posted by on December 12, 2014

The last we heard, a new High on Fire wasn’t due until winter of 2015. Now we know for sure that the band will be recording early next year. From a recent press release: “Immediately following the east coast run, HIGH ON FIRE will enter Salem, Massachusetts’ GodCity Studios with producer Kurt Ballou to record its new, […]

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Motörhead’s Motörboat lose Megadeth, gain all-star Metal Allegiance

Posted by on September 10, 2014

You have to take the good news with the bad. Motörhead’s Motörboat, the heavy metal cruise setting sail later this month will be without Megadeth, who had to pull out for medical reasons. And yes, they have a doctor’s note: “Due to complications arising from a previous cervical spine surgery, and upon his doctor’s strict […]

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High On Fire to tour for free

Posted by on July 31, 2014

Like High on Fire, but on a budget? Good news. The fine folks at Converse have teamed up with the band to present the inaugural Converse Rubber Tracks Live Tour. The opener for the East Coast tour is Blackest, while SoCal’s Arctic will be the West Coast opener. Tickets for the five-date tour were made […]

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Here’s the first Sleep music in 20 years [Updated]

Posted by on July 18, 2014

The Adult Swim singles series is a great idea that’s happened for the last several years. Each summer for 16 weeks, the series releases a brand new exclusive track from a tastemaker band. While this year’s series kicked off last month with a single from Giorgio Moroder, it’s heavy offerings include a track from Mastodon […]

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High On Fire’s Matt Pike admits he’s relapsed

Posted by on July 14, 2014

Two years ago, High On Fire surprisingly pulled out of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest just a few weeks before the festival was to kick off due to frontman Matt Pike entering rehab for alcohol abuse. And while the band got right back on the road a few months later, recording a few shows […]

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New High On Fire album is on the way

Posted by on May 29, 2014

Have you been in need of new sludgetastic music from High On Fire? It’s currently in the works. The band is reportedly hunkered down for writing sessions, and they’ve offered an update on their progress thus far. Frontman Matt Pike shared the following about how the new record is shaping up: “Des, Jeff and I […]

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Full Scion Rock Fest lineup includes headliners Machine Head, High On Fire

Posted by on March 25, 2014

A week ago, the initial lineup for Scion Rock Fest 2014 was announced with the names of some bands marked out, including the headliners. Now the whole lineup is out and, as you might have guessed, it’s pretty sweet. Machine Head and High on Fire will headline the festival which will take place on Saturday May […]

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