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Tag Archives: Matt Pike

Metal By Numbers 4/13: Unlimited Love for Charts

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 1st releases.   Notable Debuts: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love (Warner) Debut #1 82,525 sold Red Hot Chili Peppers and former guitarist, John Frusciante, reunite for their twelfth […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/16: The Chart to End All Charts

Posted by on March 18, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. What a week for metal! We had stellar releases from Sabaton, Crowbar, and Vein. We were even fortunate enough to have a new release from the hottest progressive death metal band, Hath! Enjoy […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/9: Scorpions are chart believers

Posted by on March 18, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Notable Debuts: Scorpions, Rock Believer (Spinefarm) Debut # 4 12,125 sold This is the German band’s nineteenth studio album.           Bad Omens, The Death Of Peace Of Mind (Sumerian) Debut #29 […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/2: Immolation top the charts

Posted by on March 18, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.     Notable Debuts: Immolation, Acts Of God (Nuclear Blast) Debut #50 1,550 sold The eleventh studio album from the New York death metal act.           Star One, Revel In Time (InsideOut) Debut #95 […]

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New & Noteworthy: The Impera of new music – 3/11/2022

Posted by on March 11, 2022

  New & Noteworthy, Metal Insider’s weekly column highlights some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week, we’re catching up with March 11th through February 11th 2022’s releases, which features new music from Ghost, Crowbar, Corpsegrinder, Amorphis, and more. For previous releases you can read February 4th’s New & […]

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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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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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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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It’s 4/20, isn’t it time you got some Sleep?

Posted by on April 20, 2018

You’ve got to hand it to Matt Pike and the rest of Sleep, not to mention Third Man Records. They did an amazing job of keeping a secret until, let’s say, at about 20 minutes after 4pm yesterday, when the word traveled like wildfire, or a smoke from a bong hit cough. Yep, today, 4/20, […]

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Sleep is in the studio right now and they brought weed

Posted by on April 6, 2017

Remember a few years ago when Sleep released “The Clarity,”  their first new song in 20 years? That was due to Adult Swim’s singles series, which led everyone to believe that they’d be putting out more music. In fact, we called the follow-up to 2003’s Dopesmoker one of our 20 albums to look forward to in […]

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