High On Fire announces November & December 2019 North American Tour

High On Fire North American Tour 2019 poster
Grammy Award-winning metal band, High On Fire has announced a juggernaut North American fall tour with Power Trip. Dates kick off on November 7, 2019, at Levitation Festival, the 3-day music festival held in Austin, TX, now in its sixth year, and continue through the end of the year.

The tour will stretch from coast to coast, hitting major markets in North America and Canada before wrapping up in southern California in early December. Tickets are on sale Friday, July 26, 2019, at 10:00 AM local. Support on the High On Fire & Power Trip tour will come from rising stars and new label mates Creeping Death. 

North American Tour Dates 2019:
November 7 - Austin, TX Mohawk (as part of 2019 Levitation Festival)
November 10 - Houston, TX @ Foamhenge 
November 12 - Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum 
November 13 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
November 15 - Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend 
November 16 - Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry 
November 17 - Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
November 19 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer 
November 20 - Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes
November 21 - New York, NY @ Elsewhere
November 22 - New York, NY @ Elsewhere
November 23 - Hartford, CT @ Webster 
November 24 - Montreal, QC @ Club Soda 
November 25 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
November 26 - Detroit, MI @ The Majestic
November 27 - Chicago, IL @ The Metro
November 29 - Denver, CO @ Oriental Theater
November 30 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
December 2 - Seattle, WA @ Neumos 
December 3 - Vancouver, BC @ The Rickshaw
December 4 - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom 
December 6 - Berkeley, CA @ The UC Theatre
December 7 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent 

High On Fire took home the Grammy for Best Metal Performance earlier this year for “Electric Messiah”, the title track from the group’s 2018 album of the same name. High On Fire joins the ranks of groups such as Black Sabbath, Motorhead, Metallica and Slayer as winners of the prestigious award, presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry.
 
“We never really needed an award for doing what we love”, says frontman Matt Pike. “Twenty-one years later, we finally got this. Thank you to the Academy”. Pike went on to thank producer Kurt Ballou among others. Bassist Jeff Matz sent out a heartfelt shoutout to long-time manager and friend Nick John, who passed away last year. 
 
In April, High On Fire released “Bat Salad”, a vinyl EP exclusive for Record Store Day. The limited-edition release contains three tracks: the new original, “Bat Salad”, along with covers of the Celtic Frost classic “Into the Crypts of Rays”, and Bad Brains’ “Don’t Bother Me”. Originally released solely on vinyl, “Bat Salad” will now be made available digitally on Friday, July 26.

High On Fire released “Electric Messiah” last year via Entertainment One to some serious critical acclaim. The A.V. Club stated that “The bar for metal album of the year has been raised” and they couldn’t be more correct. Electric Messiah landed on a myriad of 2018 year-end “Best of" lists including A.V. Club, Revolver, Loudwire and Consequence of Sound who stated that High On Fire “successfully construct Sabbath-ian, earth-moving riffs as their blueprint”. Pitchfork said boldly, “When High On Fire rip, it’s like they’re tearing through the whole universe”.

Additionally, High On Fire will be performing at 2019 Psycho Las Vegas taking place August 16-18, 2019 in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort. Tickets are on sale now, click here for more info.

Line-up:
Matt Pike - Guitar, vocals
Des Kensel - Drums
Jeff Matz - Bass

Weblinks:
www.highonfire.net
www.facebook.com/highonfire