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High on Fire drops off (escapes?) the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour

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Disappointing news for High on Fire fans today — a press release from the veteran Oakland metal trio's PR firm announces that the band will be dropping out of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.

Here's the deets from the release:

"High on Fire has announced that it will be forced to miss this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival as front man and guitarist Matt Pike enters treatment for alcohol rehabilitation.  The award winning power trio (also featuring drummer Des Kensel and bassist Jeff Matz) will put its scheduled touring plans on hold indefinitely as Pike takes the necessary steps towards regaining his health."

And remarks from the band, also from the release:

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