In their time,
attained cult status as one of the leaders in sludgy
Formed soon after the demise of that band by guitarist Matt Pike,
High On Fire takes that Sleep history and moves it forward --
not a simple continuation of that style, but certainly not an
The pace is a bit more uptempo, but the riffs are as heavy and mean
as always, pummelling the listener with modern aggression.
As impressive as Sleep's legacy is, High On Fire might well leave a more
permanent imprint on the metal scene.