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We haven't gotten any word on a new album from the world-wrecking Bay Area metal power trio High On Fire, but they do have a blistering new single called "Slave The Hive," and now they have a video…   Read Story »
It's probably too soon to be waiting for a new High On Fire album since we all get our minds blown by last year's De Vermis Mysteriis (our third favorite metal album of 2012), but that hasn't stopped…   Read Story »
Here's the text at the beginning of the new High On Fire video: "He is Balteazeen, the Christ Twin, who sacrificed himself to give Jesus life. Forever hunted, he roams the slaughterhouse of Time,…   Read Story »
Oakland riff-metal power-trio High On Fire has been working different variations on the same thundering fast-growl hurtle ever since Matt Pike formed the band in 1998. Their albums don't sound all…   Read Story »
Infamously cantankerous studio rat/national treasure Steve Albini doesn't like to be called a record producer. He prefers the term "recording engineer." That's a dry, clinical term for what Albini…   Read Story »
So far Adult Swim's Kia-sponsored 8 Singles In 8 Weeks campaign's brought us tracks from Black Lips, Superwolf, and Washed Out, etc. Things get noticeably louder in week six (appropriate) via High On…   Read Story »
When I posted "Frost Hammer" from High On Fire's stadium-sized (and divisive because of it) Snakes For The Divine in January, I mentioned "Bastard Samurai," not just because of its awesome name. As…   Read Story »
Yesterday I saw 12 metal bands before High On Fire hopped onto the outdoor stage at the Mohawk sometime around midnight to make it a perfect baker's dozen. A few of those were a lot of fun --…   Read Story »
I gave an abridged history of High On Fire when posting "Frost Hammer," the lead single from the Oakland trio's fifth album Snakes For The Divine, because they're a band who inspire detailed…   Read Story »
In this installment I intentionally paired two longstanding bands who've shifted their approach/sound significantly during the course of their careers, not always to their fans' approval. Katatonia…   Read Story »