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Blessed Black Wings

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Released  February 1, 2005
Artist  High on Fire
Producer  Steve Albini
Length  53:23
Release date  1 February 2005
Label  Relapse Records
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Recorded  Electrical Audio Chicago, IL
Blessed Black Wings (2005)  Death Is This Communion (2007)
Genres  Heavy metal, Stoner rock, Sludge metal
Similar  High on Fire albums, Stoner rock albums

High on fire blessed black wings

Blessed Black Wings is the third album from High on Fire. The vinyl version was released as a double LP and contains a bonus track, "Rapid Fire," originally by Judas Priest.


The tracks "The Face of Oblivion" and "Cometh Down Hessian" are based on stories by horror fiction author H.P. Lovecraft, At the Mountains of Madness and The Hound, respectively.

Blessed Black Wings was voted 48th in the 50 Greatest Albums of the 21st Century in Kerrang!

Track listing

  1. "Devilution" – 4:46
  2. "The Face of Oblivion" – 6:36
  3. "Brother in the Wind" – 5:40
  4. "Cometh Down Hessian" – 5:14
  5. "Blessed Black Wings" – 7:43
  6. "Anointing of Seer" – 5:39
  7. "To Cross the Bridge" – 7:20
  8. "Silver Back" – 3:14
  9. "Sons of Thunder" – 7:12
  10. "Rapid Fire" (Judas Priest cover, Japanese vinyl only bonus track)


  • Matt Pike – guitar, vocals
  • Des Kensel – drums
  • Joe Preston – bass
  • Greg Norman – AMP repair
  • Produced by Steve Albini and High on Fire
  • Engineered by Steve Albini
  • Assistant Engineers - Russ Arbuthnot, Rob Vester
  • Mastered by John Golden
  • Visuals by Arik Roper
  • Songs

    2The Face of Oblivion6:40
    3Brother in the Wind5:36


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