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December 6, 2013 at 8:30 AM

Veteran heavyweights High On Fire at El Corazon | Concert preview

High On Fire

High On Fire, with Matt Pike, at center. Photo by Taija Lynn.

For years, Matt Pike’s reputation as guitarist and vocalist for the influential Sleep — Northern California metalheads regarded by many as Black Sabbath’s heirs apparent — preceded him.

Yet by now, High On Fire, his follow-up project, boasts an equally impressive catalog nearly twice the size.

The Oakland trio — Pike, bassist Jeff Matz and drummer Des Kensel — plays Seattle’s El Corazon club Sunday.


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