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High On Fire Cancel Tour Due to Medical Emergency

Bay Area metal rockers High On Fire were expected to head out on the road this fall for the "Speed of the Wizard" tour, alongside…
Israel Daramola / October 29, 2018

The 20 Best Metal Albums of 2015

Continuing the domination of last year's hellish hopscotch between anarchy and orthodoxy, fortune — for 2015's best metal acts — has once again favored the bold.
SPIN Staff / December 14, 2015

Review: High on Fire Refine the Stoner-Metal Blueprint on ‘Luminiferous’

After six albums and 17 years of existence, High on Fire have made their blueprint transparent. The Oakland trio starts its construction on the firm…
Colin Joyce / June 15, 2015

High on Fire Frontman Exits Rehab, Releases Wildly Psychedelic Clip

After missing this summer's Mayhem Fest due to a months-long stint in rehab for alcohol abuse, High on Fire frontman Matt Pike has returned to…
Kory Grow / August 17, 2012

High on Fire, ‘De Vermis Mysteriis’ (E1)

Stoner-metal gods High on Fire's sixth album, De Vermis Mysteriis, is rife with red flags. It was hastily assembled, it’s got a lofty biblical-time-travel concept,…
Kory Grow / March 29, 2012

Listen to High on Fire’s Savage ‘Bloody Knuckles’

Bludgeoning Bay Area trio High on Fire have seemingly entered a permanent state of metal flow. Fourteen years into its career, the band has mastered…
David Marchese / March 21, 2012

Best of SXSW 2012, Wednesday: Fiona Apple, Zola Jesus, High on Fire

Fiona Apple: There's always talk of how much Lady Gaga borrows from Madonna, but her secret soul sister has always been fellow piano pounder Fiona…
SPIN Staff / March 15, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: New Song from High On Fire

High On Fire guitarist Matt Pike slings one of the heaviest axes in metal, and shreds faster than ever on his band's fifth studio album,…
Michael Sheffield / February 8, 2010

Mastodon, Dethklok Team Up for Tour

Heavy metal icons Mastodon will hit the road with Dethklok, the real-life version of the animated band from the Adult Swim show Metalocalypse, for a…
Anna Hyclak / August 4, 2009