Contact Us

High on Fire Frontman Matt Pike Calls Aerosmith ‘A Polished Turd’

Steven Tyler Matt Pike
Steven Lawton, Getty Images /

Matt Pike of the heavy metal band High on Fire isn’t an Aerosmith fan and he’s not afraid to declare his comprehensive hatred for the classic rockers. In an interview with A.V. Club, Pike says he calls the “off” button on his stereo the “Aerosmith button” and refers to them as the “crappiest, most overrated s**t band of all time.”

During a A.V. Club feature called HateSong, the music site asks artists for one song they hate the most. For Pike it’s ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady),’ but really his feelings extend to everything else Steven Tyler and company have set their hands on over the last 40 years.

“The guy sounds like a goat,” he said. “‘Baaa, baaa, dude looks…’ It just gets under my skin.” Other words used during his 500-word rant include barf, chokehold, fork to a plate, scratching a chalkboard, “hot, heaping pile of dog s**t” and “polished turd.”

“Actually, that’s what they are. They’re a polished turd. You dress them up in clothes, but they’re still a piece of s**t. They walk around smelling really bad, sounding really bad, and making millions of dollars. ”

The AVC interviewer only encourages Pike’s rant. Perhaps the most insulting barbs are thrown at Aerosmith’s fans. “The simpletons of society have just eaten it up and made them as big as they are. They’re just encouraging them to make bad music over and over again.”

Aerosmith released their latest album ‘Music From Another Dimension!‘ in November 2012. High on Fire’s most recent album, ‘De Vermis Mysteriis,’ was hailed as one of last year’s Top Metal Albums by our friends at Loudwire.

Next: Top '70s Aerosmith Songs

Watch High on Fire Perform ‘Rumors of War’

Subscribe to WWMJ Ellsworth Maine on

Best of I-95

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for I-95 Road Crew quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive I-95 Road Crew contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.