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HIGH ON FIRE Announces North American Headlining Tour

| 25 September 2012 | Reply

Oakland, CA heavy metal juggernaut HIGH ON FIRE has announced a full North American tour in support of its new album De Vermis Mysteriis. The eagerly anticipated run — the band’s first since the release of the new LP — will kick off on November 15 in Austin, TX and is slated to run through December 22 in San Francisco, CA. Support on the HIGH ON FIRE headlining tour will come from Goatwhore and Lo Pan with special guests Primate (featuring Mastodon‘s Bill Kelliher and Kevin Sharp of Brutal Truth) joining the trek from November 23 to December 1 and Corrosion of Conformity hopping on the caravan from December 18-21. Simply put, HIGH ON FIRE will hit the road with all guns blazing for what will undoubtedly be one of 2012’s best heavy music tours!

On December 20 at the Mayan in Los Angeles, HIGH ON FIRE will headline a special “Power of the Riff” show that will also feature COC and Sunn O)))).  For more details, visit this location.

HIGH ON FIRE fall North American tour:

(all dates include Goatwhore & Lo Pan)

(Nov. 23 – Dec. 1 also includes Primate)

(December 18-21 also includes COC)

November 15      Austin, TX                     Emo’s

November 16      San Antonio, TX          Korova

November 17      Dallas, TX                    Tree’s

November 19      New Orleans, LA        One Eyed Jacks

November 20      Pensacola, FL             Vinyl Music Hall

November 21      Savannah, GA             Jinx

November 23      Washington, DC         Rock & Roll Hotel

November 24      Boston, MA                   Sinclair

November 26      Toronto, ON                 Opera House

November 27      Montreal, QC                La Tulipe

November 28      Portland, ME                 Port City Music Hall

November 29      Philadelphia, PA          Union Transfer

November 30      New York, NY                Bowery Ballroom

December 1        Brooklyn, NY                  Music Hall of Williamsburg

December 3        Buffalo, NY                     Mohawk

December 4        Cleveland, OH              Grog Shop

December 5        Columbus, OH              Ace Of Clubs

December 6        St. Louis, MO                 Firebird

December 7        Chicago, IL                    Double Door

December 8        Minneapolis, MN           Turf Club

December 9        Madison, WI                   High Noon

December 10      Kansas City, MO           The Riot Room

December 11      Denver, CO                    Bluebird

December 13      Boise, ID                        Neurolux

December 14      Seattle, WA                    Neumos

December 15      Portland, OR                 Dante’s

December 16      Vancouver, BC              Venue

December 18      Santa Cruz, CA             The Catalyst

December 19      San Diego, CA              Brick By Brick

December 20      Los Angeles, CA          Mayan

December 21      Santa Ana, CA              Observatory

December 22      San Francisco, CA       Slims

HIGH ON FIRE just unleashed the first music video from De Vermis Mysteriis, for the potent new track “Fertile Green“.  Described as the “wildest video in heavy metal history”, “Fertile Green” was directed, animated and edited by Phil Mucci (Passion Pit, Islands) and is a described as “frantic psychedelic experience” that expands on De Vermis Mysteriis‘ deeply mystical undercurrent and story of “the Christ Twin”, combining scenes of the past and future with “the story of Balteazeen’s sacrifice to the Oracle of Green.”  Check out the VICE premiere ofHIGH ON FIRE‘s WILD “Fertile Green” video NOW at this location!

About HIGH ON FIRE: Universally recognized as one of the most potent acts in music today, HIGH ON FIRE creates modern heavy metal that merges primal fury and aggression, hesher bombast and hall of fame heaviness.  Described as “a supersonic exercise in conquest by volume,” HIGH ON FIREhas rewritten the hard rock rule book since its formation in 1998, forging a style and sound that is both critically celebrated and absolutely unique.  The group features vocalist and cult guitar heroMatt Pike — also a founding member of the famed underground band SLEEP — along with drummer Des Kensel and bassist Jeff Matz.  Pike was named as one of Rolling Stone‘s “New Guitar Gods” and is one of rock’s most charismatic figures. HIGH ON FIRE‘s latest album De Vermis Mysteriis was released on April 3, 2012.

Updated news and tour information will be made available via HIGH ON FIRE online (website / facebook / twitter) and ACTION! PR online (website / facebook / twitter).

“High on Fire sounds rejuvenated, as if it’s conquering the world all over again…Without fail, this no-BS stoner-metal band delivers yet another skull-bashing record, in the process challenging the metal world at large.” – NPR

“a beautiful, untamable kind of band” – THE NEW YORK TIMES

“music heavy enough to unbalance the Earth’s rotation…Pike is one of the best guitarists you will ever hear…one the best live bands you will ever see.” – CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Todd ‘ToddStar’ Jolicoeur

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