By Luigi Sibona

Off the back of High on Fire dropping their first single from their upcoming eighth record, we’re more excited than ever for ‘Electric Messiah’, set for release October 5th via eOne.

We sat down with Jeff Matz, bassist supreme, at Desertfest earlier in the year to talk about what we can expect from the new album, working with deck wizard Kurt Ballou, the state of metal and the surprising influences on the new record.

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