November 2018

Matt Pike


Matt Pike: Chug, Punch, and Sustain

November 8, 2018
The patient riffer of darkness reveals the sonics secrets—and head space—that drives his bands Sleep and High on Fire.
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Top 5 Heavy Rig Rundowns

March 31, 2014
We dig deep into our vault to bring you the gear from five boundary-pushing heavy hitters.
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Lace Matt Pike Dirty Heshers Pickups Review

May 11, 2013
The Matt Pike Dirty Heshers from Lace are designed to produce the massive tones Pike is known for, only bigger and richer than you’d expect from super-hot humbuckers.
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Rig Rundown - High On Fire's Matt Pike

June 11, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Madison, WI, where he catches up with High On Fire's guitarist/vocalist Matt Pike. In this segment, Pike walks us through his current live rig that includes a First Act Custom Shop 9-string guitar, a Marshall JCM800 Kerry King head and a Soldano SLO100 head running through 3 4x12 Emperor Cabs. For effects, Pike only relies on one pedal--a MXR Carbon Copy delay.

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The Nine Strings of Hell: An Interview With High on Fire's Matt Pike

May 18, 2010
High on Fire’s Matt Pike discusses the ungodly heft of his nine-string First Act axe and the inglorious life of being an uncompromising metal torchbearer.
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