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High Fighter stream their first live album »Live at WDR Rockpalast«, out today via Argonauta Records

German sludge metal band High Fighter stream their first live album, »Live at WDR Rockpalast«, out this Friday, November 26th, 2021 via Argonauta Records.

»Live at WDR Rockpalast« is available now on all digital platforms with vinyl ship-date fixed on January 14th, 2022.

Tracklist:
01. Darkest Days
02. When We Suffer
03. Dead Gift
04. Black Waters
05. A Silver Heart
06. Down To The Sky
07. Before I Disappear
08. Shine Equal Dark

The band comments: “Happy Release Day!! 🍾🔥 Our first live album, »Live at WDR Rockpalast« is out NOW and available on all digital platforms as well as on our Bandcamp at highfighter.bandcamp.com! Unfortunately and due to the ongoing, worldwide pressing plants situation, the Vinyl comes with a delay. We expect shipments by January 14th (if you haven’t done yet you can pre-save your copy here: bit.ly/HighFighter_Vinyl), we will also add a limited run of LPs to our Bandcamp stock as soon as they are hot & here! Cheers to everyone who made this album happen, our label Argonauta Records, WDR-Rockpalast, 79 SOUND, Jan Oberg at Hidden Planet Studio. Seem press critics dig the album, and while we are heavily at work on album number 3, we hope you enjoy this little live affair, too. 🙂”

Courtesy of All Noir PR:

Filmed in August 2020 at an industrial, breathtaking setting of the Landschaftspark Duisburg Nord, Germany, High Fighter’s only show since the beginning of the pandemic; under strict Covid-rules and without a crowd, was aired on German TV and iconic live format WDR Rockpalast as part of a special “Offstage” series.

The live album was recorded by Dominik Schenke with a pre-mix by Christoph Scheidel at 79 Sound Studio, while Jan Oberg (Earth Ship / Grin) added the final mix and mastering at Hidden Planet Studio in Berlin. With their vibrant blend of sludge metal, doom and stoner blues- core, High Fighter’s »Live at WDR Rockpalast« features a heavy set and collection of songs taken from the band’s first 3 records: The rough and raw, 2014 debut EP »The Goat Ritual«, their first full-length album »Scars & Crosses« (Svart Records, 2016), and the latest, fast-paced and brutal sludge juggernaut »Champain«, released in 2019 on Argonauta Records.


Photo by Basti Grim

»Live at WDR Rockpalast« is available digitally and as a limited Vinyl edition only. Due to the ongoing pressing plants situation, the LP comes with a delay but will be added on Bandcamp soon.

“The real success here though is the band and their music. Their sludge metal groove is simply epic on this record. You get a real sense of the power and majesty of the writing… It’s a live album that urges you to go to a venue and watch in person. High Fighter, take a bow.” — Devolution Magazine

High Fighter is:
Mona Miluski – Vocals
Ingwer Boysen – Guitar
Thomas Wildelau – Drums
Constantin Wüst – Bass

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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