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Baroness (band)

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Baroness is an American heavy metal band from Savannah, Georgia whose original members grew up together in Lexington, Virginia[6]


  • 1 History
    • 11 Formative years 2003–2007
    • 12 Red Album 2007–2009
    • 13 Blue Record 2009–2011
    • 14 Yellow & Green and bus crash near Bath, England 2011–2012
    • 15 Recovery and line-up changes 2013–2014
    • 16 Purple 2015–2017
    • 17 Gold & Grey 2017–present
  • 2 Members
    • 21 Timeline
  • 3 Accolades
  • 4 Discography
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links


Formative years 2003–2007

Baroness formed in mid-2003,[6] founded by former members of the punk/metal band Johnny Welfare and the Paychecks[7] Singer John Dyer Baizley creates the artwork for all Baroness albums, and has done artwork for other bands[8]

From 2004 to 2007, Baroness recorded and released three EPs, named First, Second and A Grey Sigh in a Flower Husk aka Third, with the third one being a split album with Unpersons

Red Album 2007–2009

Baroness started recording their first full-length album in March 2007 Phillip Cope from Kylesa continued to produce Baroness on this album The Red Album was released on September 4, 2007[9] and met positive reception Heavy metal magazine Revolver named it Album of the Year[10][page needed] On December 1, 2007, Baroness performed at New York City's Bowery Ballroom On September 20, 2008, the band announced via MySpace Brian Blickle would be parting ways with the band, while also introducing a new guitarist named Peter Adams, also of Virginia-based band Valkyrie

Throughout 2007–9, Baroness toured and shared the stage with many bands including Converge, The Red Chord, High on Fire, Opeth, Coheed and Cambria, Coliseum, Mastodon, Minsk and Clutch

Blue Record 2009–2011

On May 18, 2009 Baroness entered The Track Studio in Plano, Texas, to record their second full-length album, Blue Record, produced by John Congleton The Roots, Explosions in the Sky, Black Mountain, The Polyphonic Spree It was released via Relapse Records on October 13, 2009

In February and March 2010 Baroness played in the Australian Soundwave Festival, alongside bands such as Clutch, Isis, Meshuggah, Janes Addiction and Faith No More,[11] and toured Japan in March 2010 with Isis[12]

Baroness have toured with many other prominent bands, such as supporting Mastodon on their US headlining tour in April–May 2010, Deftones for August–September 2010 In addition, Baroness was selected as one of two support acts the other being Lamb of God for Metallica on their tour of Australia and New Zealand in late 2010[13]

Baroness also performed at Coachella and Bonnaroo in 2010[14][15]

Blue Record would later be named the 20th Greatest Metal Album in History by "LA Weekly" in 2013[16]

Yellow & Green and bus crash near Bath, England 2011–2012

On May 23, 2011, the band launched their official website[17] The first content released on the new page gave hints to work on a new album being produced again by John Congleton On May 14, 2012, the single "Take My Bones Away" from the new album was released over YouTube, along with an album teaser

Baroness released Yellow & Green on July 17, 2012 through Relapse[18]

John Baizley at Roadburn Festival 2017

On August 15, 2012, nine passengers were injured two seriously when the German-registered coach in which the band were traveling fell from a viaduct near Bath, England Emergency services were called to Brassknocker Hill in Monkton Combe after the coach fell 30 ft 9m from the viaduct Avon Fire and Rescue Service said the incident happened at 11:30BST; due to heavy rain and reduced visibility it was not possible for the air ambulance to land Emergency services said two people were transported to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol while seven others went to the Royal United Hospital RUH in Bath[19] As a result of the crash, frontman John Baizley suffered a broken left arm and broken left leg Allen Blickle and Matt Maggioni each suffered fractured vertebrae Peter Adams was treated and released from the hospital on August 16, 2012[20]

Recovery and line-up changes 2013–2014

During the subsequent months of recovery, Baroness began scheduling tour dates once more John Baizley performed an acoustic set and artwork exhibition on March 14, 15, and 16, 2013 at SXSW in Austin, Texas[21] In addition, Baroness made plans to perform at festivals such as Chaos in Tejas,[22] Free Press Summer Festival,[23] and Heavy MTL in Montreal, Quebec[24]

On March 25, 2013, through a statement posted on Baroness' official website, it was announced that both Allen Blickle drums and Matt Maggioni bass guitar had left Baroness[25]

On April 1, 2013, the first leg of Baroness' 2013 US Headlining Tour was announced, featuring the debut of bass guitarist Nick Jost, and drummer Sebastian Thomson of Trans Am[26]

On September 27, 2013 they started their European Tour in Tilburg, Netherlands

Purple 2015–2017

On August 28, 2015 towards the end of a two-week tour in Europe they released the song "Chlorine & Wine" and announced that their new album Purple would be released December 18, 2015 on their own newly formed label Abraxan Hymns[27]

Purple was recorded with Dave Fridmann at Tarbox Road Studios in Cassadaga, New York[28]

On September 24, 2015, Baroness released the official music video for "Chlorine & Wine" and announced a North American small venue tour for the fall of 2015[29]

On November 15, 2015, the band released the first official single "Shock Me" from the forthcoming album Purple, which debuted on BBC Radio 1's Rock Show with Daniel P Carter[30]

Purple's track "Shock Me" was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance at the 2017 Grammy Awards

Gold & Grey 2017–present

On April 26, 2017, in an interview in Teamrock, John Baizley stated that they had begun writing material for their fifth studio album Baizley stated: "We’ve started writing a few tunes that we’re working on The really cool thing now is that Sebastian and Nick have been in the band long enough that they understand what we do" [31]

On June 1, 2017, it was announced that Peter Adams was amicably leaving the band to focus his energy at home, and not on the road Gina Gleason was announced as his replacement

On March 9, 2019, the band began teasing the release of a new album, entitled Gold & Grey Three days later on March 12, they released the album art on their social media accounts stating, "This painting was born from a deeply personal reflection on the past 12 years of this band’s history, and will stand as the 6th and final piece in our chromatically-themed records"[32]

Gold & Grey was released to overwhelmingly positive reviews, achieving a score of 91 on metacritic with 14 reviews[33] Critics praised the album's artistry, the instrumental musicianship, and the use of vocal harmonies as well as stylist breadth that builds upon elements from the band's past works while also incorporating new stylistic elements




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Year Nominee / work Award Result
2017 "Shock Me" Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance Nominated


Main article: Baroness discography
  • Red Album 2007
  • Blue Record 2009
  • Yellow & Green 2012
  • Purple 2015
  • Gold & Grey 2019


  1. ^ Henry, Dusty July 8, 2012 "Stream: Baroness – Yellow and Green" Consequence of Sound Retrieved December 23, 2015mw-parser-output citecitationmw-parser-output citation qmw-parser-output id-lock-free a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-free amw-parser-output id-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output id-lock-registration a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-registration amw-parser-output id-lock-subscription a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-subscription amw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registrationmw-parser-output cs1-subscription span,mw-parser-output cs1-registration spanmw-parser-output cs1-ws-icon amw-parser-output codecs1-codemw-parser-output cs1-hidden-errormw-parser-output cs1-visible-errormw-parser-output cs1-maintmw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registration,mw-parser-output cs1-formatmw-parser-output cs1-kern-left,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-leftmw-parser-output cs1-kern-right,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-right
  2. ^ a b "Where the Thunderclouds Are Rolling: Baroness, Sludge, and Southern Rebellion" PopMatters Retrieved December 23, 2015
  3. ^ Spanos, Brittany November 16, 2015 "Hear Baroness' Aggressive, Dark New Song 'Shock Me'" Rolling Stone Retrieved December 23, 2015
  4. ^ "After tragedy, Baroness has the mettle to push on - Houston Chronicle" Chroncom May 15, 2013 Retrieved May 30, 2013
  5. ^ Dan DeLuca, Inquirer Music Critic May 24, 2013 "Resilient alt-metal band Baroness to open US tour here" Phillycom Retrieved May 30, 2013
  6. ^ a b "Baroness Interview" Deaf Sparrow Archived from the original on July 9, 2011 Retrieved July 13, 2011
  7. ^ Ali, Nadeem October 11, 2007 "Baroness - Band Profile" newnoisenet Archived from the original on October 11, 2007 Retrieved January 8, 2016
  8. ^ "A Perfect Monster — Official art blog of John Dyer Baizley" aperfectmonstercom Retrieved January 8, 2016
  9. ^ Archived February 3, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ "Red Album : Album of the Year" Revolver November 2007
  11. ^ "Baroness" Mammoth Booking Retrieved July 16, 2011
  12. ^ "ISIS – On The Road Once Again" Isis official blog March 16, 2010 Retrieved April 19, 2011
  13. ^ "LAMB OF GOD And BARONESS To Support METALLICA In New Zealand, Australia" Blabbermouthnet July 8, 2010 Retrieved October 28, 2016
  14. ^ "Coachella 2010 Lineup: Jay-Z, Gorillaz, Pavement, Thom Yorke" Stereogum BUZZmedia January 19, 2010 Retrieved July 13, 2011
  15. ^ Dombal, Ryan February 9, 2010 "Bonnaroo Lineup Announced" Pitchfork Media Retrieved July 13, 2011
  16. ^ "The 20 Greatest Metal Albums in History: The Complete List" Blogslaweeklycom Archived from the original on February 4, 2013 Retrieved March 26, 2013
  17. ^ "Baroness" Baroness via Myspace Retrieved December 7, 2011
  18. ^ Ramirez, Carlos April 11, 2012 "Baroness, 'Yellow & Green': Georgia Sludgesters Announce Third Album" Noisecreep AOL Retrieved April 12, 2012
  19. ^ "Band injured in Bus Crash" BBC August 15, 2012 Retrieved August 15, 2012
  20. ^ "Baroness News Update" Baroness Official Website August 16, 2012 Archived from the original on August 17, 2012 Retrieved August 16, 2012
  21. ^ "Baroness – Official Website » SXSW" Baronessmusiccom March 1, 2013 Archived from the original on May 23, 2013 Retrieved 2013-05-30
  22. ^ "Baroness – Official Website » Chaos In Tejas" Baronessmusiccom March 11, 2013 Archived from the original on September 19, 2013 Retrieved 2013-05-30
  23. ^ "Baroness – Official Website » Free Press Summer Festival" Baronessmusiccom February 28, 2013 Archived from the original on March 6, 2013 Retrieved 2013-05-30
  24. ^ "Baroness – Official Website » Heavy MTL" Baronessmusiccom March 26, 2013 Archived from the original on September 19, 2013 Retrieved 2013-05-30
  25. ^ "Baroness – Official Website » Update" Baronessmusiccom March 25, 2013 Archived from the original on December 8, 2015 Retrieved December 4, 2015
  26. ^ a b c "Baroness – Official Website » 2013 Headlining Tour" Baronessmusiccom April 1, 2013 Archived from the original on May 22, 2013 Retrieved 2013-05-30
  27. ^ "Baroness — ABRAXAN HYMNS" Yourbaronesscom Archived from the original on November 18, 2015 Retrieved November 18, 2015
  28. ^ "Baroness — Recording with Dave Fridmann at Tarbox Road" Yurbaronesscom Archived from the original on November 18, 2015 Retrieved November 18, 2015
  29. ^ "Baroness — FALL TOUR ANNOUNCED, "CHLORINE & WINE" OFFICIAL" Yourbaronesscom Archived from the original on November 18, 2015 Retrieved November 18, 2015
  30. ^ "Baroness and Arcane Roots, Rock Show with Daniel P Carter - BBC Radio 1" BBC Retrieved November 18, 2015
  31. ^ Hammer, Scott Munro2017-04-26T08:30:00 115Z Metal "Baroness have started writing material for Purple follow-up" Metal Hammer Magazine Retrieved June 14, 2019
  32. ^ "Baroness on Instagram: "Here is the full cover painting for our new album, Gold & Grey This is just the first piece of a much larger puzzle Like the forthcoming…"" Instagram Retrieved June 14, 2019
  33. ^ "Gold & Grey by Baroness" Metacritic Retrieved June 18, 2019

External links

  • Media related to Baroness band at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website
  • Baroness at Relapsecom
  • Interview with John Baizley
  • Photos from London Underworld 021106
  • Vinyl Pressing Info and Pictures
  • Interview with The Silver Tongue

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