Baroness & Grieg (The Triffid, Brisbane)

Bitterly disappointing...

"What?!" I hear readers exclaim, "Baroness and Grieg; bitterly disappointing?" - Well, fear not, I refer to my ailing health not the bands.

John Dyer Baizley and Baroness - In the country, right fucking now...

Melancholic triumph or triumphant melancholy...

Last week when I spoke to John Dyer Baizley, he was at home in Philadelphia. Now he’s here, in Australia, blowing our fucking minds with the rest of the Baroness fellas.

John Baizley; Resilience Personified

"I don’t want that to be the only thing that people remember…”

I’m not one for painting people as heroes or brave little soldiers but you’ve got to doff your cap to John Baizley (and indeed everyone else involved in last year’s bus crash).

Baroness - Live at Maida Vale (Relapse Records)

A teaser before the main event...
Release Date: 
21 Jul 2013 - 11:30pm

This little four track EP was recorded at Studio 4 for the BBC's Rock Show in July 2012; about a month before those unlucky Baroness fellows were

Baroness - Yellow and Green (Relapse Records)

You can't compare apples with oranges (or Reds or Blues)...
Release Date: 
16 Jul 2012 - 11:30pm

The word that flashes in my mind like neon dogs balls is 'harmony' - not that the Red Album (2007) or the Blue Record (2009) lacked harmony; it's just that Yellow and Green

John Baizley: Fuck You, Indifference!

Green and Yellow? Love it or loathe it but please, nothing in between...

I was told that John Baizley and the Baroness fellows would be taking calls from the back of a tour van somewhere between Denmark and Sweden so it was a pleasant s

Baroness: New Tour Dates Announced.

With Meshuggah and Decapitated sharing the bill, this promises to be one of the tours of the Spring for American audiences!

Baroness has announced a three and a half week North American tour with Swedish prog-titans Meshuggah and Polish death metallers Decapitated.

'Were Metallica dicks? No, they were really cool!' John Baizley chews the fat with Metal as Fuck...

John Baizley saved Soundwave 2010! What a legend!

I almost expected an accent as thick as swamp mud but when John Baizley, artist, guitarist and vocalist with Baroness, gets on the phone I find him both articulate

Baroness: Out of the Blue

For Baroness, it's all about evolution. But will the fans follow the band out of their own brand of primordial, sludgy ooze?

Sometimes a certain scene seems to blow up thanks in part to the meteoric success of a few bands that come to define a particular region’s trademark sound or, once in a great while, transcend