Oct 152013

Scion A/V does it again. Today they’ve made available for free download a new single by High On Fire. Entitled “Slave the Hive”, it’s the first new HoF music since De Vermis Mysteriis (2012). The single will also be distributed as a limited edition 7″ vinyl on the band’s upcoming, Scion A/V-sponsored North American tour, which begins November 10 in Atlanta and finishes in Los Angeles on December 12. Kvelertak will be along for that ride, with Doomriders, Pack of Wolves, and Windhand each opening on segments of the tour. All the tour dates are at the end of this post.

“Slave the Hive” is a thrashy speed demon of a song, trailing smoke and leaving skid marks on the pavement — and it includes a howling guitar solo that will set your hair on fire. Matt Pike’s vocals are high-octane, too. Very fuckin’ good metal. Listen next, and go HERE to download it.

(via Pitchfork)


Scion A/V Presents High On Fire

November 10 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
November 11 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
November 12 Washington, DC Rock & Roll Hotel
November 13 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
November 15 New York, NY Webster Hall
November 16 Boston, MA The Middle East
November 17 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre
November 18 Toronto, ON Opera House
November 19 Detroit, MI Crofoot Ballroom
November 20 Columbus, OH A&R Music Bar
November 22 Chicago, IL Metro
November 23 Sauget, IL Pop’s
November 25 Houston, TX House of Blues
November 26 Dallas, TX Tree’s
November 27 Austin, TX Mohawk Outside
November 29 Lawrence, KS Granada Theatre
November 30 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue

December 2 Winnipeg, MB West End Cultural Centre
December 4 Edmonton, MB Starlite Room
December 5 Calgary, AB Republik
December 7 Vancouver, BC Venue Vancouver
December 8 Seattle, WA El Corazon
December 9 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre T
December 11 San Francisco, CA Regency Center Grand Ballroom
December 12 Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theatre

  4 Responses to “HIGH ON FIRE: “SLAVE THE HIVE””

  1. that’s one fine piece of blistering metal

  2. Can I just tell you something?


    • I wanted to be really excited, especially since the closest date to me also features Windhand, but then I realized that that date was 2-3 hours away in LA. So allowing excitement to creep in can only hurt me.

  3. Skidmarks!!!!

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