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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2015

If we're just talking about the music -- and isn't that, like, the thing we're talking about here? -- then 2015 was a great year…
Michael Nelson | December 10, 2015 - 10:20 am
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10 Best Songs

The 10 Best High On Fire Songs

High On Fire are a heavy metal band. Let that soak in for a minute. What at first appears to be a pedestrian observation (i.e.,…
Stereogum | November 4, 2015 - 11:54 am
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The Black Market: The Month In Metal – May 2015

Before we get started with this month's column, a quick programming note: For scheduling reasons, Black Market founder and Stereogum editor Michael Nelson has passed…
Doug Moore | May 29, 2015 - 10:02 am
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More High On Fire stories

Stream High On Fire Luminiferous

There may be no band on the metal underground more consistently great than the long-running Bay Area power trio High On Fire. The band always…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2015 - 9:43 am
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High On Fire – “The Sunless Years”

Matt Pike's long-running berserker power trio High On Fire, one of the most dependable bands on the metal underground, is back later this month with…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2015 - 11:51 am
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High On Fire – “The Black Plot”

Next month, the great Bay Area riff-metal power trio High On Fire returns with the new album Luminiferous. They recorded this one with Converge guitarist…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2015 - 12:28 pm

High On Fire – “Slave The Hive” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2013 - 11:08 am

High On Fire – “Slave The Hive”

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
Miles Bowe | October 15, 2013 - 3:59 pm
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High On Fire – “Fertile Green” Video (NSFW)

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…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2012 - 10:23 am
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Stream High On Fire De Vermis Mysteriis

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…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2012 - 5:20 pm

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The Top 20 Steve Albini-Recorded Albums

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…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2012 - 3:33 pm
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High On Fire – “Speak In Tongues”

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…
Brandon Stosuy | June 22, 2010 - 5:17 pm
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Haunting The Chapel

High On Fire – “Bastard Samurai” (Stereogum Premiere)

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,"
Brandon Stosuy | May 6, 2010 - 11:09 am
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Haunting The Chapel

SXSW 2010: Salome, Torche, High On Fire Smoke Up Austin

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…
Brandon Stosuy | March 18, 2010 - 5:22 pm

High On Fire – “Frost Hammer” Video

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
Brandon Stosuy | March 10, 2010 - 3:07 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel No. 6

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'
Brandon Stosuy | February 9, 2010 - 8:15 am
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New High On Fire – “Frost Hammer” (Stereogum Premiere)

A couple years ago when reviewing High On Fire's fourth full-length Death is This Communion, an album that landed at no. 7 on my 2007
Brandon Stosuy | January 13, 2010 - 10:04 am
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Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel No. 4

I included the longstanding occult black metal group Nightbringer's Apocalypse Sun on the list of my 10 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010 (scroll all the…
Brandon Stosuy | January 8, 2010 - 11:18 am
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