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Is Hipster Metal for Assholes?new

Lately, like scores of other music critics, I've been getting into some "hipster-metal bands," so named because guys like us listen to them. Real metal dudes hate people like me. And that certainly includes D.X. Ferris, my co-worker and author of a new book about Slayer's Reign in Blood, which is apparently some sort of classic metal album.
Cleveland Scene  |  Michael Gallucci and D.X. Ferris  |  06-20-2008  |  Music

Thinking While Headbangingnew

High on Fire's heavy metal also offers slivers of other musical genres -- and conspiracy theories, too.
Tucson Weekly  |  Gene Armstrong  |  01-16-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

High on Fire Strokes Metal's Flamesnew

With its fourth record, Death is This Communion, the Oakland, Calif., trio hit new heights of heaviosity, but never stray too far from their true essence -- a heavy-as-fuck metal band.
Montreal Mirror  |  Johnson Cummins  |  10-12-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

High on Fire Helped Make Mastodon a Superstarnew

Now the Oakland metal trio may be poised to do the same for itself.
East Bay Express  |  Kathleen Richards  |  09-19-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Dark Sidenew

High on Fire play metal so heavy, it threatens to pull everything around it into a black hole.
Nashville Scene  |  Jonathan Marx  |  01-25-2006  |  Reviews

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