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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 for metal. That should come as no surprise. The genre (to the the extent we can call this vast, ever-expanding universe a “genre”) has enjoyed a prolonged period of outstanding… More »

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 consensus, in appreciating the work that resonates with a broad swath of humanity, so every year the Stereogum staff teams up to generate a list of the year’s best albums. More »

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 earlier this year, when faced with 5 Best Songs in a post-E•MO•TION world.) So what is it? It is, in part, a world in which other artists pay tribute to… More »

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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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The 5 Best Videos Of the Week

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…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2012 - 1:53 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

Album Of The Week: Baroness Yellow & Green

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…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2012 - 2:35 pm
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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 his…
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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Baroness – “March To The Sea”

I didn't go to the Meshuggah/Baroness/Decapitated show when it came through town -- I've never been a huge Meshuggah guy, honestly -- but my friend…
Michael Nelson | June 12, 2012 - 5:20 pm
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Baroness – “Take My Bones Away”

Yellow & Green, the third album from Georgia sludge-monsters Baroness, is one of the most anticipated underground metal albums in recent memory. And now we're…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2012 - 3:41 pm
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Eternal Summers – “Pogo (Allen Blickle Remix)”

Last January we posted a remix of Surfer Blood's "Swim (To Reach The End)" by Baroness drummer Allen Blickle. Then, this past summer, he recast…
brandon | December 15, 2010 - 9:59 am

Surfer Blood – “Twin Peaks (Allen Blickle Remix)”

It's not the first time Allen Blickle's remixed Surfer Blood -- we posted his "Swim" remix a few months back. This remix appears on Surfer…
jessica | August 13, 2010 - 3:27 pm
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Coachella 2010: Jay-Z, LCD, Disco Balls & Chandeliers

Four years into my Coachella career and I've never experienced an Indio spring so mild. It's a gift from the gods meaning Brooklynites like Scott…
Amrit Singh | April 17, 2010 - 9:39 pm
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Allen Blickle (Baroness) Remixes Surfer Blood (Stereogum Premiere)

Surfer Blood's name is tougher than their sound. No doubt. But what happens when the West Palm Beach buzz group hook up with Baroness drummer…
brandon | January 11, 2010 - 9:07 am
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Haunting The Chapel: The 30 Best Metal Albums Of 2009 (Plus Dozens Of Guest Lists)

Every year I'm tempted to -- and sometimes do -- say "this has been a great year for metal." It's a toss-away idea: If you…
brandon | December 19, 2009 - 6:41 pm
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New Baroness Video – “A Horse Called Golgotha”

When I wrote up "Swollen And Halo" and talked up Baroness' Blue Record, I told you to keep watch for the Joshua Green-directed video for…
brandon | November 9, 2009 - 10:05 am
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New Baroness – “Swollen And Halo”

In the November issue of Decibel, there's a feature with Baroness where drummer Allen Blickle says: I have no idea how the hell we…
brandon | October 9, 2009 - 10:16 am
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