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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. It won for Best Metal Performance at the 2019 Grammy Awards.
High on Fire is a Grammy Award winning 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 an independent record label owned by Entertainment One in the United States. It has garnered the most Billboard hits of any independently owned music label in history. 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. He is well known in the metal scene for never wearing a shirt during live performances.
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 fourth and 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 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 Kilmister, better known as Lemmy, was an English singer, songwriter, and musician who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.
Motörhead were an English rock band formed in June 1975 by the late 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 the late Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor on drums and the late "Fast" Eddie Clarke on guitars.
Rap metal is a subgenre of rap rock and alternative metal music which combines hip hop with heavy metal. It usually consists of heavy metal guitar riffs, funk metal elements, rapped vocals and sometimes turntables.
Ace of Spades is the fourth studio album by the band Motörhead, released 8 November 1980, on Bronze Records. It peaked at No. 4 on the UK Albums Chart and reached Gold status by March 1981. It was preceded by the release of the title track as a single on 27 October, which peaked in the UK Singles Chart at No. 15 in early November.
Rock 'N' Roll is the eighth studio album by the band Motörhead, released 5 September 1987, and their last studio album with the GWR label, as more legal issues enthralled the band with yet another label. Reaching only No. 34 in the UK Albums Chart, Rock 'N' Roll was, in that respect, the worst performing of all of Motörhead's Top 40 chart hits.
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.
Edward Allan Clarke, better known as "Fast" Eddie Clarke, was a British guitarist who was a member of heavy metal bands Fastway and Motörhead. Of Motörhead's classic lineup, which consisted of Lemmy, himself and Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, he was the last surviving member.
"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".
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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.
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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.
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