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|Released||October 5, 2018|
|High on Fire chronology|
|Singles from Electric Messiah|
|The A.V. Club||A-|
Electric Messiah is the eighth studio album by American metal band High on Fire, released on October 5, 2018 through Entertainment One Music. It is the band's third album to be produced by Kurt Ballou,and it serves as a tribute to Lemmy Kilmister of the band Motörhead. On August 6, 2018, Electric Messiah's title track was released early for streaming. On October 3, 2018, the band released "Spewn from the Earth" as the album's second single. The song "Electric Messiah" won the Best Metal Performance at the 2019 Grammy Awards. It is the band's last album with founding drummer Des Kensel, who announced his departure in July 2019.
High on Fire is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California, that was formed in 1998. Matt Pike, the band's frontman and founder, also plays guitar for the influential stoner metal band Sleep.
Entertainment One Music is a distribution company owned by Entertainment One in the United States. eOne distributes its own digital content, with physical distribution handled by ADA in the U.S. and German indie SPV GmbH in Europe.
Kurt Ballou is an American musician and producer based in Massachusetts, best known as the guitarist for metalcore band Converge and for his prolific recording and production work at his own GodCity Studio.
In July 2018, a few months after High on Fire frontman Matt Pike's other primary band, Sleep, released its comeback album,Electric Messiah was announced. Pike called it "the best album we've ever done, by far", and described its flow as "one stream of High on Fire consciousness".
Matt Pike is a Grammy Award winning American metal musician best known as the guitarist of the doom metal band Sleep and the frontman of High on Fire.
Sleep is an American doom metal power trio from San Jose, California. The band earned critical and record label attention early in its career. Critic Eduardo Rivadavia describes them as "perhaps the ultimate stoner rock band" and notes they exerted a strong influence on heavy metal in the 1990s. However, conflict with its record company contributed to Sleep's breakup by the end of the decade. The band reformed in 2009 and has played sporadic live dates internationally since. In 2018, Sleep released their comeback album, The Sciences, on Third Man Records, to critical acclaim.
The Sciences is the fourth studio album by American doom metal band Sleep. The album was released with little warning on April 20, 2018 through Third Man Records. It was the band's first full-length album since Dopesmoker (2003) on which the song "Sonic Titan" appeared as a live bonus track.
|1.||"Spewn from the Earth"||3:59|
|2.||"Steps of the Ziggurat / House of Enlil"||9:21|
|5.||"The Pallid Mask"||5:15|
|6.||"God of the Godless"||5:20|
|8.||"The Witch and the Christ"||6:32|
High on Fire
Jeff Matz is the Grammy Award winning bass guitar player for the stoner rock/heavy metal band High on Fire. His former bands include the thrash metal outfit Holy Terror, stoner band Camarosmith, Wretch Like Me and, the hardcore punk outfit Zeke.
Des Kensel is the Grammy Award winning drummer of the stoner metal band High on Fire.
|The A.V. Club||The Best Metal Albums of 2018|
|Consequence of Sound||Top 25 Metal/Hard Rock Albums of 2018|
|Kerrang!||Top 50 Albums of 2018|
|Loudwire||Top 30 Metal Albums of 2018|
|Revolver||Top 30 Albums of 2018|
|Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)||184|
|Scottish Albums (OCC)||73|
|US Billboard 200||127|
|US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)||5|
|US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)||23|
Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister, was an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the founder, lead singer, bassist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Motörhead.
Motörhead were an English rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member, guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox. The band are often considered a precursor to the new wave of British heavy metal, which re-energised heavy metal in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Though several guitarists and drummers have played in Motörhead, most of their best-selling albums and singles feature the work of Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor on drums and "Fast" Eddie Clarke on guitars.
1916 is the ninth studio album by Motörhead, released 26 February 1991. It was their first on WTG Records. 1916 reached number 24 in the UK and 142 in the US. The single "The One to Sing the Blues" peaked at #45.
March ör Die is the 10th studio album by the band Motörhead, released 14 August 1992, on the WTG/Epic label, their second and last with them. The album features guest appearances by Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash, and veteran drummer Tommy Aldridge. Aldridge stepped in after longtime member Phil Taylor was fired early in the recording process.
Philip John Taylor, better known as Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, was an English drummer for the rock band Motörhead from 1975–1984 and 1987–1992, recording eleven studio albums and four live albums. The Motörhead line-up consisting of Taylor, Lemmy, and "Fast" Eddie Clarke is generally regarded as the 'classic' line-up of the band.
"Ace of Spades" is a song by English heavy metal band Motörhead, released in 1980 as a single and the title track to the album Ace of Spades.
"Overkill" is a song by the British hard rock band Motörhead. It was released in 7" and 12" vinyl pressings in 1979. It is backed with B-side "Too Late Too Late" which appears on the CD re-issues of the Overkill album. Early copies came with a free "Overkill" badge. The single reached number 39 on the UK Singles Chart.
"No Class" is a song by the British heavy metal band Motörhead. It was released in 1979 in 7" vinyl pressings. The song first appeared on the 1979 album Overkill, and became one of the "cornerstones" of the classic 1981 live album No Sleep 'til Hammersmith. It is one of the band's "anthems".
"Killed by Death" is a song by the English heavy metal band Motörhead. Released in 1984, in 7" and 12" vinyl pressings. It peaked at number 51 in the UK Singles Chart.
Philip Anthony Campbell is a Welsh rock musician, best known as the lead guitarist in Motörhead from 1984 to 2015. The band disbanded upon the death of founder and frontman Lemmy. He currently tours with his own band Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, featuring his three sons; Todd, Dane and Tyla.
"The Ballroom Blitz" is a song by the British glam rock band Sweet, written by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman. The song reached number one in Canada, number two in the UK Singles Chart and the Australian Chart, and number five on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Blessed Black Wings is the third studio album by heavy metal band High on Fire. The vinyl version was released as a double LP and contains a bonus track, "Rapid Fire," originally by Judas Priest.
The discography of Motörhead, an English rock band, consists of twenty-two studio albums, thirteen live albums, thirteen compilation albums, five extended plays (EPs), twenty-nine singles, ten video albums and thirty-four music videos. Motörhead were originally formed in 1975 in London by bassist and vocalist Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, after his departure from Hawkwind, who drafted in guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox to complete the band's initial lineup. The trio recorded their debut album for release on United Artists, although it was not released until 1979 as On Parole. After "Fast" Eddie Clarke replaced Wallis, the band's first released album was the self-titled Motörhead, which was issued by Chiswick Records in 1977 and reached number 43 on the UK Albums Chart.
Motörizer is the 19th studio album by the band Motörhead, released on 26 August 2008, their eleventh and last on the Steamhammer label.
The Wörld Is Yours is the 20th studio album by the band Motörhead, released on 14 December 2010, as an exclusive edition, and a month later on 17 January 2011, as a standard release and it is dedicated by Lemmy to Ronnie James Dio, who had died from cancer seven months earlier.
Aftershock is the 21st studio album by Motörhead. Originally expected to be released in mid-2013, it was released separately on 18 October in Germany, on 21 October in the rest of Europe, and on 22 October in North America and the rest of the world. It is the fourth album released under the UDR GmbH / Motörhead Music collaboration, with ADA as the distributor for the first time.
Bad Magic is the 22nd and final studio album by the band Motörhead released on 28 August 2015, and is the fifth release under the UDR GmbH / Motörhead Music collaboration of the previous five years.
The Dusk in Us is the ninth studio album by American metalcore band Converge. It was released on November 3, 2017, via Epitaph Records and Deathwish Inc, and is the band's first studio album in five years since 2012's All We Love We Leave Behind. The album was produced by Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou and the artwork was created by the band's singer Jacob Bannon.