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High On Fire drummer Des Kensel quits band

Posted by on July 25, 2019

High on Fire drummer and co-founder Des Kensel has decided to leave the band. Kensel has been with the group for over two decades as the group won a Grammy earlier this year for the Best Metal Performance for the title track of last year’s Electric Messiah. This news has arrived just a few days […]

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High On Fire announce North American Fall Tour w/ Power Trip, etc.

Posted by on July 22, 2019

High On Fire have announced a Fall North American tour with Power Trip, Creeping Death and Devil Master. We’ve been waiting a while for these Grammy winners to tour as their trek is scheduled to kick off on November 7th in Austin, TX and will run through December 7th in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets go […]

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High on Fire release new EP

Posted by on April 17, 2019

High on Fire released a new EP for Record Store Day 2019. The EP features a new instrumental tune called “Bat Salad” and two covers; Celtic Frost’s “Into The Crypts Of Rays” and Bad Brains’ “Don’t Bother Me.” A vinyl rip has surfaced online for your listening pleasure. Pick up your copy here.  

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Here’s High on Fire’s Grammy acceptance speech; Greta van Fleet, Chris Cornell win for rock

Posted by on February 11, 2019

As we already celebrated High On Fire’s Grammy win for the Best Metal Performance for the title track of last year’s Electric Messiah, it was a wonderful shock as they managed to beat Between the Buried and Me, Trivium, Deafheaven, and Underoath. High on Fire were a bit stunned themselves as you can see in […]

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High on Fire win Grammy for ‘Best Metal Performance’

Posted by on February 10, 2019

Congratulations to High on Fire for winning the Best Metal Performance for the title track of last year’s Electric Messiah. We have to say, Matt Pike hasn’t had the best of luck this year due a few health concerns. Hopefully, this win at the 61st Grammy Awards taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/16: Searching for a band of gold

Posted by on January 16, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Things still haven’t quite taken off yet in the debut department here at MBN, but here’s a fun tidbit you may have heard about from another news source: the top album on the […]

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High on Fire cancel upcoming tour due to Matt Pike’s health

Posted by on January 7, 2019

It has not been an easy go for High on Fire over the past few months. The band were forced to drop off from their co-headlining run with Municipal Waste last year due to frontman Matt Pike having a partial toe amputation and now, it looks like their bad luck continues. The group has remained […]

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Foo Fighters, Tool, and KoRn set to headline first-ever Epicenter Fest

Posted by on December 10, 2018

Announced today, the debut of Epicenter by Danny Wimmer Presents, will bring three days of Rock ‘N Roll to Rockingham, North Carolina. Mark your calendars, for May 10th, 11th & 12th, 2019, because the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds will play host to the first-ever Epicenter Festival. Foo Fighters, Tool and Korn are set to […]

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High on Fire, Underoath, Trivium etc. among 61st annual Grammy Awards nominees

Posted by on December 7, 2018

The nominees are in for the 61st annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on February 10th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Depending on how you look at it, this year’s list have a few surprising choices such as High On Fire and Deafheaven as well as being predictable with Ghost, Alice In […]

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Korn, Rob Zombie & Tool set to headline 2019’s ‘Welcome to Rockville’

Posted by on December 3, 2018

With all the new festivals being revealed by Danny Wimmer in the past few months, an announcement today saw the return of Welcome To Rockville in Jacksonville, Florida. Metropolitan Park will once again play host over three days in May 2019 as more than 50 bands, and 90,000+ fans converge in Jacksonville the weekend of […]

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