High On Fire

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by High On Fire

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US stoner metal band formed in 1998 in San Francisco, California, by Matt Pike (guitar/vocals), Des Kensel (drums) and George Rice (bass). Pike had formerly worked with Sleep, the cult doom metal band that had disbanded the same year after their record company had refused to release their third album. High On Fire drew on the sound pioneered by Sleep, an intensely heavy reworking of the Black Sabbath / Celtic Frost blueprint, with Pike’s aggressive guitar playing more to the fore than it... Read more

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stoner metal
doom metal
sludge
metal
stoner rock
seen live
stoner
sludge metal
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