High on Fire to Sign with Koch Records

I have no idea if this is a good or bad thing, but High on Fire have just signed to Koch Records with fellow metalers In Flames and Hatebreed and plan to release a record during the summer of 09. My fingersare crossed.Here’s the full text from the metalunderground article:

KOCH Records has announced the signing of critically-acclaimed heavy trio HIGH ON FIRE to its roster. The band just completed a run of West Coast dates and now will focus on writing the new CD that will be released in Summer 2009.

HIGH ON FIRE — Matt Pike (guitar, vocals), Des Kensel (drums) and Jeff Matz (bass) –has released four critically acclaimed albums during its career, starting with
their debut, “The Art of Self Defense,” on the now defunct Man’s Ruin label. Their latest album, “Death Is This Communion,” was released in 2007 and was produced by famed producer Jack Endino (Nirvana, Mudhoney).

Scott Givens, VP of Metal, says, “HIGH ON FIRE is one of the most important bands in the metal genre and we are extremely excited to be working with them.”
High on Fire performed on Gigantour 2008, alongside heavyweights Megadeth and KOCH recording artists In Flames, and recently wrapped up a tour with Opeth.

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