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Baroness announced a summer tour today, the first proper domestic jaunt to promote Yellow & Green, the double album that received critical raves and introduced the band to a much wider audience. Normally, this would be another in a series of summer tour announcements. However, this is the first tour for Baroness since a busMore »

People don’t tend to save their best music videos, so this is a thinner list than most. But if the world does end today, at least you won’t die before watching Taylor Swift’s version of a Lana Del Rey video. Because that’s what Stereogum’s readership wants, right? T-Swizzy doing LDR? Check out our picks below. More »

Even amidst the ridiculously fertile and fun Georgia metal scene, Baroness have always stood out because they’ve figured out how to be heavy and approachable at the same time. Debut LP Red Album brought sledgehammer riff-churns, but it married them to a sense of reaching-for-infinity melodic lift that few other underground metal bands even attempt,… More »

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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 Barone…
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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Bassist, Drummer Leave Baroness

The last night at SXSW, while everyone else was seeing Prince and Justin Timberlake, I went to the Invisible Oranges showcase, which was loaded with…
Michael Nelson | March 25, 2013 - 5:18 pm
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Baroness – “March To The Sea” Video

The excellent Georgia metal quartet Baroness found their triumphant 2012 cut short by a harrowing bus accident that left them hospitalized, forced to cancel tour…
Michael Nelson | January 17, 2013 - 12:42 pm
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Baroness – “Stretchmarker” Acoustic

One of music's most heartbreaking stories of 2012 came in August, when the tour bus carrying Georgia metal band Baroness crashed in the UK, leaving…
Michael Nelson | December 17, 2012 - 5:06 pm
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Baroness Detail Bus Accident

On 8/15, the excellent Georgia metal band Baroness was involved in a terrible bus accident that left numerous members of the band and their crew…
Michael Nelson | October 2, 2012 - 1:45 pm
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Baroness Bus Crash Injures Nine

As Pitchfork points out, ITV reports that the great Georgia metal band Baroness, who made the year’s best metal album with Yellow & Green, were…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2012 - 10:57 am
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Øyafestivalen 2012 In Photos

The always-eclectic Øya collected dozens of big name international acts and local bands to Oslo’s Medieval Park and neighboring clubs over four days last week.
Scott Lapatine | August 14, 2012 - 12:56 pm

Baroness – “Take My Bones Away” Video

Last week, Georgia swamp monsters Baroness won Album Of The Week for their huge, ambitious, generally very badass double-LP Yellow & Green. Today, they give…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2012 - 10:38 am

Stream Baroness Yellow & Green

On their new album Yellow & Green, the Philly-via-Savannah stoner-metal swamp monsters in Baroness have crafted a 75-minute monster of a double album, one that…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2012 - 3:59 pm
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Baroness’s John Baizley On Six Influential Album Covers

John Dyer Baizley is probably best known as the frontman of Savannah, GA's Baroness, but his visual artwork is arguably even more famous than hi…
Michael Nelson | June 27, 2012 - 1:38 pm
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Baroness – “Eula”

There’s probably no album this year that will face more contention than Baroness’s Yellow & Green. (That Lana Del Rey album came out last year,…
Michael Nelson | June 26, 2012 - 2:45 pm
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