Tag Archives: High on Fire

High on Fire’s Matt Pike releases “Land” music video with Brent Hinds of Mastodon

Posted by on February 11, 2022

  Matt Pike’s first solo album will be called Pike Vs. The Automaton and will become available on February 18 via MNRK Heavy. The official music video for the LP’s latest single, “Land,” is available for viewing down there. Mastodon’s guitarist Brent Hinds, appears on the track as a guest of Pike’s. Pike says: “‘Land’ […]

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Van Halen “Unchained” covered by members of High on Fire and Fall Out Boy

Posted by on February 9, 2022

  You can hear a cover of Van Halen’s “Unchained” as performed by Matt Pike from High on Fire and Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy on the “Two Minutes to Late Night” metal talk show. Host “Gwarsenio Hall” aka Jordan Olds recruited musicians Matt Pike and Andy Hurley to the show. Pike sings lead […]

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Matt Pike (Sleep & High on Fire) to release debut solo album in February; shares first single

Posted by on December 15, 2021

  Sleep guitarist and High on Fire founder, frontman, and engineer Matt Pike has something new on the horizon. On February 18, Pike will release his debut solo LP, Pike Vs. The Automaton, via MNRK Heavy. Born out of the challenges brought on by a worldwide pandemic, birthed under hellish red-orange skies bred from rampaging […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10 Stories of 2019

Posted by on December 27, 2019

While it’s no surprise to see Tool, Metallica, and Slayer land on our top ten stories of the year, there were a few surprises, including a fast-food restaurant chain. Here are Metal Insider’s Top Ten Stories of 2019. In case you missed our previous year-end and decade-end lists, check out our Top Ten Shocking Moments […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=145&v=lYOfNWNOWrI  

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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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