High On Fire's latest LP De Vermis Mysteriis, inspired by a fictional magic book used by H.P. Lovecraft in his stories, gets called a "raw, rollicking return to form" by tastemakers Pitchfork. [via Pitchfork]

Local blues stompers The Ferocious Few announce a free show for The Neighborhood.TV presented by Noise Pop. Comment on the event page to get a spot on the list. [via The Neighborhood.TV]

Seventeen Evergreen's new album Steady On, Scientist drops today (their first in five years!), along with a trippy new video trailer hyping the LP. We can't wait for their actual music videos. [via SF Weekly]

Rohnert Park crushers Ceremony announced more US tour dates continuing through late June, starting with a show in Oakland at The New Parish. These boys have been raking in the accolades soon, so see them at an intimate venue while you can. [via ceremonyhc.com]

Wax Idols dropped a sinister new single called "Schadenfreude," coming out on 7" on Suicide Squeeze. [via Positive Destruction]

Party photos are an unavoidable thing in this internet-voyeur-obsessed world, so SF Weekly asked SF's best party photogs their favorite dancefloor jams. Hot! [via SF Weekly]