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High on Fire

Formed: 1998
From: Oakland, CA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest High on Fire News

Below is our complete High on Fire news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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High On Fire Video Interview Available

Metal-Rules.com has posted a video interview online with Matt Pike of High on Fire. Footage from the interview can be viewed in the clip below.

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Goatwhore Track Appearing In Splatterhouse Game

Goatwhore's "Apocalyptic Havoc" has been confirmed for the soundtrack for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game Splatterhouse. Additional details on the game can be found here. The Splatterhouse in game soundtrack includes:

Goatwhore – "Apocalyptic Havoc"
The Accused – "Pounding Nails"
ASG – "Dream Song"
Cavalera Conspiracy – "Must Kill"
Five Finger Death Punch – "Dying Breed"
The Haunted – "Hollow Ground"
High On Fire - "Fire, Flood & Plague"
Invisible Enemies – "Dead Eyes"
Lamb of God – "Walk With Me in Hell"
Mastodon – "Blood and Thunder"
Municipal Waste – "Rigorous Vengeance"
Mutant Supremacy – "Morbid Dismemberment"
Terrorizer – "Dead Shall Rise"
WolfShirt – "Headlong Into Monsters"

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Municipal Waste Announces New Tour Dates

Richmond, Virginia crossover thrash act Municipal Waste has announced a series of concert dates taking place across the United States with various bands. The band will joining High On Fire, Suicidal Tendencies, Kylesa as well as local support acts on select dates.

Municipal Waste tour dates:
October 8 – Tankcrimes Brainsqueeze Fest – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
October 9 – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
October 31 – The Fest – The Venue – Gainesville, FL
November 2 – Hi-Tone Cafe – Memphis, TN (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
November 3 – Downtown Music Hall – Little Rock, AR
November 4 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX (w/ SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
November 5 – The Riverfront Warehouse – Shreveport, LA (w/ HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
November 6 – Fun Fun Fun Fest – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX
November 9 – The End – Nashville, TN
November 10 – V Club – Huntington, WV

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High On Fire To Support Fear Factory

High On Fire has announced an upcoming European tour supporting Fear Factory. The currently announced dates are as follows:

12/4 2010 Gruenspan - Hamburg, GER
12/5 2010 013 - Tilburg, HOL
12/6 2010 Den Atelier - Luxembourg City, LUX
12/7 2010 Trix - Antwerp, BEL
12/8 2010 Garage - Saarbrucken, GER
12/9 2010 Arena - Vienna, AUS
12/11 2010 Komplex 457 - Zurich, SWI
12/12 2010 Estragon - Bologna, ITA
12/13 2010 Essigfabrik - Cologne, GER
12/14 2010 Le Trianon - Paris, FRA
12/15 2010 Rock City - Nottingham, UK
12/16 2010 QMU - Glasgow, SCO
12/18 2010 Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
12/19 2010 Forum - London, UK
12/20 2010 02 Academy - Bristol, UK

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Corrosion Of Conformity To Play Riot Fest

Raleigh, North Carolina's Corrosion Of Conformity have announced their participation in the upcoming 2010 edition of Riot Fest Chicago. The formerly all punk festival has now opened it's doors to include metal and hard rock acts and in turn expanding the festival to a four day event. Riot Fest Chicago 2010 in set to take place October 6th through 10th in various venues throughout the city.

Other metal acts scheduled to appear include a reformed Corrosion Of Conformity, Torche, Cro-Mags, Agnostic Front and Kylesa. The event is being headlined by underground punk rock icons Bad Religion.

You can find more information about Riot Fest Chicago at this location.

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Hatebreed, High On Fire Featured On Free Sampler

E1 Entertainment group has made a new MP3 sampler album, titled "For The Headbangers: Volume 1," available here for free. The 20 track sampler includes songs from Hatebreed, High On Fire, Deception Of A Ghost, Straight Line Stitch and many others.

"For The Headbangers Volume 1" tracklisting:
1. Hatebreed – Preservation of Belief
2. Straight Line Stitch – Bar Room Brawl
3. Deception of A Ghost – These Voices
4. Thy Will Be Done – A Solemn Oath
5. Yesterday’s Saints – Rage Within
6. First Blood – Enemy
7. High On Fire – Frost Hammer
8. The World We Knew – To The Wolves
9. Falling To Pieces – My Declaration
10. Borgo Pass – The Dogs Know Better
11. Overkill – Bring Me The Night
12. Abolish – The Emancipation
13. A Tragedy At Hand – In Case Of An Emergency
14. Dead By Wednesday – Part Of Me
15. Better Left Unsaid – Reaper Of Malice
16. Ruination – From The Bottom
17. Faith Buried In Flames – For The Sake of Sanity
18. The Bunny The Bear – Lust Touch Seed
19. Guera – Dark Woods Cometh
20. Legacy Of Brutality – Rebirth of The Ancient Cult

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High On Fire Announces North American Tour

Oakland, California based trio High On Fire has announced that they will embark on a headlining tour of North America this September, in support of their latest studio album, "Snakes For The Divine." Also joining them on the trek will be Torche and Kylesa.

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Iron Maiden To Headline Soundwave 2011

British heavy metal icons Iron Maiden have been confirmed as the headlining act for next year's edition of Australia's Soundwave festival. Also on the bill will be American thrash metal legends Slayer, shock rocker Rob Zombie, hardcore outfit Terror and former Guns N Roses guitarist Slash amongst others. Iron Maiden will also perform two arena shows in February.

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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High On Fire To Play Riot Fest

High On Fire will be making an appearance at the Riot Fest in Chicago, IL, which takes place from October 6th - 10th, 2010. Additional details on the festival can be found at this location. The upcoming High on Fire tour dates are as follows:

7/14 2010 Crocks Thunder Bay, ON, CANADA
7/16 2010 Opera House Toronto, ON, CANADA
7/17 2010 London Music Hall London, ON, CANADA
7/18 2010 The Blind Dog Windsor, ON, CANADA
7/20 2010 The Casbah Hamilton, ON, CANADA
7/21 2010 Time To Laugh Kingston, ON, CANADA
7/22 2010 Le Cercle Quebec City, QC, CANADA
7/23 2010 Capital Music Hall Ottawa, ON, CANADA
7/24 2010 Heavy MTL Fest - Parc Jean Drapeau Montreal, QC, CANADA
7/27 2010 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, New York
7/29 2010 Headliner's Louisville, KY
7/31 2010 The Black Sheep Colorado Springs, CO
10/10 2010 RIOT FEST Chicago, IL

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High On Fire Streaming New Song

California's High On Fire, fresh from European tour dates as support for Metallica, has unveiled the brand new song "Speak in Tongues" today via the Adult Swim "Singles Program" at this location. The Adult Swim Singles Program features eight different free and exclusive tracks in eight weeks.

High On Fire will launch a summer headlining tour of Canada on July 8th in Vancouver, BC. The trek is scheduled to run through July 22 in Montreal, QC where the band will share the stage with Alice Cooper, Slayer, Rob Halford and more as part of the 2010 “Heavy MTL Fest.” The band has also added a few summer U.S. dates including a July 27 headlining show at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg. The currently announced dates are as follows:

7/8 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre
7/10 Edmonton, AB Starlite Room
7/11 Calgary, ALB TheRepublik
7/13 Winnipeg, ON Royal Albert Arms
7/14 Thunder Bay, ON Crocks (Skeletonwitch supports)
7/16 Toronto, ON Opera House
7/17 London, ON London Music Hall
7/18 Windsor, ON The Blind Dog
7/20 Hamilton, ON The Casbah
7/21 Kingston, ON Time To Laugh
7/22 Quebec City, QC Le Cercle
7/23 Ottawa, ON Capital Music Hall
7/24 Montreal, QC Heavy MTL Fest - Parc Jean Drapeau
7/27 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
7/29 Louisville, KY Phoenix Hill
7/31 Colorado Springs, CO Black Sheep

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Skeletonwitch Announces July Tour Dates

Skeletonwitch has issued the following following update about the band's upcoming tour dates:

"We're going to be tearing up the 'great white north' in July with our good friends in High on Fire! Priestess and Russian Circles will be on along on select dates. Fucking stoked! Hope to see you there. Check out the dates below...."

The currently announced dates are as follows:

7/8 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre w/ Russian Circles
7/9 Kamloops, BC @ Pogue Mahone w/ Hand of the Horse, TBA
7/10 Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room w/ Russian Circles
7/11 Calgary, AB @ The Republik w/ Russian Circles
7/13 Winnipeg, ON @ Royal Albert Arms w/ Russian Circles
7/14 Thunder Bay, ON @ Crocks w/ Russian Circles
7/16 Toronto, ON @ Opera House w/ Priestess
7/17 London, ON @ London Music Hall w/ Priestess
7/18 Windsor, ON @ The Blind Dog w/ Priestess
7/20 Hamilton, ON @ The Casbah w/ Priestess
7/21 Kingston, ON @ Time To Laugh w/ Priestess
7/22 Quebec City, QC @ Le Cercle w/ Priestess
7/23 Ottawa, ON @ Capital Music Hall w/ Priestess
7/24 Montreal, QC @ Parc Jean Drapeau Heavy MTL Fest w/ Slayer, Megadeth, Alice Cooper and more

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High On Fire's "The Daily Habit" Performance Video

High On Fire’s recent live performance of “Frost Hammer” on “The Daily Habit” has been posted online:

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High On Fire Updates Tour Schedule

High On Fire will kick off European tour dates as support for Metallica tonight in Belfast, Ireland. The band issued the following statement about the appearance: "High on Fire is ecstatic to join Metallica on its upcoming tour. We are honored to be chosen by James, Lars, Kirk and Robert and look forward to introducing their loyal crowds to our brand of heaviness."

High On Fire has also announced a summer headlining tour of Canada. The two week tour will launch on July 8 in Vancouver, BC and is scheduled to run through July 22 in Montreal, QC where the band will share the stage with Alice Cooper, Slayer, Rob Halford and more as part of the 2010 Heavy MTL Fest. The upcoming tour dates are as follows:

7/8 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre
7/10 Edmonton, AB Starlite Room
7/11 Calgary, ALB TheRepublik
7/13 Winnipeg, ON Royal Albert Arms
7/14 Thunder Bay, ON Crocks (Skeletonwitch supports)
7/16 Toronto, ON Opera House
7/17 London, ON London Music Hall
7/18 Windsor, ON The Blind Dog
7/20 Hamilton, ON The Casbah
7/21 Kingston, ON Time To Laugh
7/22 Quebec City, QC Le Cercle
7/23 Ottawa, ON Capital Music Hall
7/24 Montreal, QC Heavy MTL Fest - Parc Jean Drapeau

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More Bands Confirmed For High Voltage Festival

The organisers of Britain's High Voltage festival has announced three more bands for this year's edition of the event. British heavy metal legends Saxon will be performing on the Metal Hammer stage, along with the other two new confirmations, British doom metal veterans Cathedral and Swedish power metal outfit Hammerfall. The festival is scheduled for July 24th - 25th at Victoria Park in London.

The lineup is now as follows: More...

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High On Fire To Join Metallica On Select Dates

Californian power trio High On Fire has been selected to join Metallica on select shows in May. “High on Fire is ecstatic to join Metallica on its upcoming tour,” said the band in a statement. "We are honored to be chosen by James, Lars, Kirk and Robert and look forward to introducing their loyal crowds to our brand of heaviness."

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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High On Fire Updates Tour Schedule

High on Fire has added on an additional tour date in Baltimore on April 10th, 2010. The upcoming High on Fire tour dates are as follows:

3/17 2010 ACTION! PR SXSW showcase - Mohawk Austin, Texas
3/31 2010 Triple Rock Social Club Minneapolis, Minnesota
4/1 2010 High Noon Saloon Madison, Wisconsin
4/2 2010 Lincoln Hall Chicago, Illinois
4/3 2010 Skully’s Music Diner Columbus
4/5 2010 123 Pleasant Street Morgantown, West Virginia
4/6 2010 First Unitarian Church Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4/7 2010 The Middle East Cambridge, Massachusetts
4/8 2010 Daniel Street Milford, Connecticut
4/9 2010 Gramercy Theatre New York, New York
4/10 2010 Sonar Baltimore, Maryland
4/11 2010 Black Cat Washington DC, Washington DC
4/13 2010 Tremont Music Hall Charlotte, North Carolina
4/14 2010 Masquerade (Atlanta) Atlanta, Georgia
4/15 2010 One Eyed Jacks New Orleans, Louisiana
4/16 2010 Walter’s On Washington Houston, Texas
4/17 2010 Emo’s Austin, Texas
4/18 2010 The Loft Dallas
4/20 2010 Fox Theatre Boulder, Colorado
4/22 2010 The Clubhouse Tempe, Arizona
4/23 2010 El Rey Theatre (LA) Los Angeles, California
4/24 2010 Detroit Bar Costa Mesa, California
4/25 2010 The Casbah San Diego, California
4/27 2010 Audies Fresno, California
4/28 2010 Blue Lagoon Santa Cruz, California
4/30 2010 Nuerolox Boise, Idaho
5/1 2010 The Blvd Spokane, Washington
5/2 2010 The Nightlite Bellingham, Washington
5/4 2010 Chop Suey Seattle, Washington
5/5 2010 Dante Portland, Oregon
5/7 2010 Noctorum Eureka, California
5/8 2010 The Missing Link - Fox Theater Oakland, California

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High On Fire Posts New Music Video Online

California power trio HIGH ON FIRE has posted their new music video for the track “Frost Hammer.” Filmed on location in both Los Angeles, CA and NYC with director Kevin Custer for Toaster in the Tub, HIGH ON FIRE’s “Frost Hammer” video features performance footage of the band alongside “the epic tale of a warrior’s sojourn to the cold and barren Plateau of Leng where he secures the fabled Frost Hammer that will be used to enact the final rites and complete the dark rebirth and reign of the Frost Child.”

Check out the video below:

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High On Fire Discusses Their New Album

High On Fire released their latest album "Snakes For The Divine" on February 23rd, 2010. The band has now posted a video clip online where they discuss the making of the new album, which can be viewed below.

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High On Fire To Host Headbanger's Ball

High On Fire has issued the following announcement about hosting the upcoming episode of MTV2's Headbangers Ball:

"Tune into MTV2 Monday morning to catch High on fire hosting the entire episode of Headbanger’s ball discussing their forthcoming new album, 'Snakes of the Divine.' Also premiering Overkill video 'Bring Me the Night” and Kittie's 'Sorrow I Know.'"

Headbanger's Ball has moved from Saturdays to Mondays. The show now airs at which airs every Monday at 3a/c.

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Zoroaster Added To SXSW Showcase Line-Up

The 2010 edition of the South by Southwest (SXSW) showcase, presented in part by Decibel magazine and Stereogum, will be held on Wednesday, March 17th at Mohawk (912 Red River St., Austin, TX) and will feature High on Fire in its only SXSW appearance of 2010. This all ages event will be open to the public as well as SXSW badge and wristband holders.

In addition to High on Fire the showcase will feature live sets from Priestess (Montréal, QB), Bison B.C. (Vancouver), Zoroaster (Atlanta, GA), The Gates of Slumber (Indianapolis, IN) and Naam (Brooklyn, NY). Additional details, including set times, will be announced shortly.

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