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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2015

If we're just talking about the music -- and isn't that, like, the thing we're talking about here? -- then 2015 was a great year…
Michael Nelson | December 10, 2015 - 10:20 am
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2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week, the unavoidable question must be addressed: What is 5 Best Songs in a post-Art Angels world? (We found ourselves in a similar position…
Stereogum | November 20, 2015 - 1:42 pm
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More Baroness stories

Baroness – “Shock Me” Video

Late last year, Georgia-bred metal warriors Baroness returned from the injured list with Purple, an album of surging, triumphant fuzz-rock. Today, they bring us their…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2016 - 11:41 am
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Stream Baroness Purple

Baroness sent their fans on a little internet scavenger hunt to listen to all of the songs on their new album, Purple. The tracks that…
James Rettig | December 16, 2015 - 12:57 pm
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Baroness – “Try To Disappear” (Stereogum Premiere)

Baroness' fourth LP, Purple, isn't out for a few more days, but it still landed on our list of 2015's best metal albums, because Baroness…
Michael Nelson | December 16, 2015 - 9:59 am
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Baroness – “Morningstar”

If it feels like Baroness have been rolling out their fourth LP, Purple, for the better part of the last half-year, that's because they have.
Michael Nelson | December 3, 2015 - 11:57 am
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Watch Baroness Debut New Song “Morningstar” At Columbus Tour Opener

Baroness opened their tour in support of Purple last night at Ace Of Cups in Columbus. The triumphantly loud, joyous set included several songs from…
Chris DeVille | November 28, 2015 - 3:33 pm
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Baroness – “Shock Me”

Georgia metal band Baroness are putting out their highly anticipated new album Purple next month, their first since 2012's Yellow & Green and also their…
Peter Helman | November 15, 2015 - 8:41 pm
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The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – September 2015

A few weeks back, I came across the following YouTube video. It's an 8-bit, early video game-style rendition of "Chapel Of Ghouls," one of death-metal…
Doug Moore | September 30, 2015 - 12:14 pm
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Baroness – “Chlorine & Wine” Video

After the triumph their 2012 album Yellow & Green and the trial of their devastating tour-bus crash, Baroness are coming back later this year with…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2015 - 1:39 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's Friday leading into Labor Day Weekend, and New York City feels like a ghost town -- like half the place has already emptied out,…
Stereogum | September 4, 2015 - 1:22 pm
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Baroness – “Chlorine & Wine” + Purple Album Details

In July's Black Market, we noted that the back half of 2015 is gonna be filthy with notable metal albums. I'm personally excited about Horrendous'
Michael Nelson | August 28, 2015 - 9:12 am
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Baroness Are Recording With Dave Fridmann

Georgia sludge-prog giants Baroness were high on our list of 2015's most-anticipated albums, but there was a real chance 2015 wouldn't bring a new Baroness…
Michael Nelson | June 10, 2015 - 7:07 pm
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Valkyrie – “Wintry Plains” (Stereogum Premiere)

It's been too long since Baroness' last album, 2012's Yellow & Green. The delay is totally understandable, of course -- Baroness were involved in a…
Michael Nelson | April 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
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John Baizley & Katie Jones – “If I Needed You” (Townes Van Zandt Cover)

When he was recovering from his band's horrific bus crash in 2012, Baroness frontman John Baizley had to relearn how to play guitar, and he…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2014 - 9:26 am

Photos: Bumbershoot 2013

Over 100,000 fans hit the Seattle Center for this year's Bumbershoot over Labor Day weekend. Performers included Kendrick Lamar, MGMT, Fun., Heart, Gary Numan, and…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2013 - 2:53 pm

Baroness – “March To The Sea” Live Video

As great as a showy music video can be, sometimes it's far more satisfying to see live footage. You'll realize that that goes double --…
Miles Bowe | August 28, 2013 - 12:42 pm
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Watch Baroness Play First Full-Band Song Since Accident

Last night, Baroness played their first show as a full band since a bus accident in England last August that injured every member of the…
Liz Pelly | May 25, 2013 - 1:44 pm
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Interview

Q&A: Baroness Frontman John Dyer Baizley On His Recovery Albums, Performing Solo, And Returning To The Road

Baroness announced a summer tour today, the first proper domestic jaunt to promote Yellow & Green, the double album that received critical raves and introduced…
Justin M. Norton | April 1, 2013 - 11:48 am
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