High On Fire finally gained major recognition for their work and won ‘Best Metal Performance’ at the 2019 Grammy Awards.
The band, thanking producer Kurt Ballou and their late manager Nick John during the speech, added: “Wow, what a trip,” said Matt Pike while accepting the award.
“We never really needed an award for doing what we love. Twenty-one years later, thank you to the Academy,” the added.
High On Fire won the award for their performance of ‘Electric Messiah’ and, in doing so, beat competition from the likes of Deafheaven, Between the Buried and Me, Trivium, and Underoath.
Here’s the band accepting their award: