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Electric Messiah

High On Fire

Electric Messiah

Eighth full-length studio release by California-based heavy metal outfit in tribute to Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister and produced by Matt Ballou

ADM rating[?]

7.5

Label
Entertainment One
UK Release date
05/10/2018
US Release date
05/10/2018
  1. 9.1 |   A.V. Club

    It’s no daring new direction for High On Fire. But why reinvent the wheel when you can still flatten the living hell out of everyone with it?
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  2. 8.0 |   Punk News

    On Electric Messiah, we find a band who are organically in sync with their sound, their producer and each other; giving birth to a jagged, arcane, black diamond of a record.
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  3. 8.0 |   NOW

    They feel like a heavy metal band in the purest sense without stooping to the self-conscious “old metal” revivalism of some of their contemporaries
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    Electric Messiah proves that High on Fire can still blow the unholy horn of plenty, and while fans will know just what to expect when dropping the stylus, that knowledge takes nothing away from the Epicurean pleasure of sidling up to a favorite feast
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  5. 7.5 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Bay area trio remains consistent on its eighth studio album
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  6. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    No other contemporary band captures the Motörhead rumble as naturally High on Fire; the speed, groove, and no-fucks attitude are just in their road-hardened bones, and "Electric Messiah" really highlights that
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