Category Archives: Art

Art: In Return EP [VINYL]

Torche’s Ep ‘In Return’ with artwork by John Dyer Bailey. Released September 18 2007 on Robotic Empire.

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Art: Dopethrone

English wrecking crew Electric Wizard again this week, ‘Dopethrone’ released 25 September 2000 with Rise Above. Artwork by Hugh Gilmour, Tim Bagshaw and Jus Oborn.

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Art: Endtroducing…

DJ Shadow? That’s not Metal… I hear you cry! It is a righteous album nonetheless and the artwork pretty much encapsulates the whole point of this section perfectly! Released November 19, 1996 on Mo’ Wax. All photography by B Plus, apart from the montage photo: Will & Barney Bankhead. Sleeve design by Ben Drury and Will Bankhead.

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Art: Tumuli Shroomaroom

Stoned doomsters Acrimony released Tumuli Shroomaroom, their magnum opus in 1997 with Peaceville. This is the 2007 Leaf Hound Remaster. Original ‘Alien’ illustration by Mead, Tumuli ’07 design and illustration by Jimbob for drunken-marksmen.com.

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Art: Resurrection Through Carnage

Swedish Death Metal band Bloodbath, with production done by the legendary Dan Swano and fetuaring some pretty big names Resurrection Through Carnage was released deep in the winter of 2002, my favourite part is the completely blackened CD. Photos by Bloodbath, digital make-up and design by Travis Smith at seempieces.com.

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Art: Yellow & Green

Yellow & Green is the first Baroness LP to feature artwork by artists other than frontman John Baizley, it includes pieces by none other than Paul Romano and Aaron Horkey. Released to mixed reviews, July 2012 on Relapse Records.

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Art: The Unreal Never Lived

Yob’s The Unreal Never Livedreleased in the summer of ’05 on Metal Blade. Abstract doom at it’s sheer best and sure to make mincemeat of your eardrums.

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Art: The Harrow & The Harvest

Artwork by John Baizley at the request of Gillian Welch. Released 2011 with Warner Bros. Produced by David Rawlings, all songs by Welch & Rawlings

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The Art of John Baizley (Part II): A Perfect Monster

Baizley has also worked with a massively diverse range of bands, doing a collection of cover art and inlays most of which, along with a bunch of other cool stuff, can be found on his website. In a recent interview Baizley has admitted one of these artists gained a special place in his heart. Already a big fan of her music he was honoured when he was asked last year to do the cover art for New York based folk/country singer/songwriter Gillian Welch, an opportunity relished also for the fact it presented the opportunity to work outside the heavy music industry.

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Gillian Welch – The Harrow & The Harvest (2011 Album Review)

Released 2011 with Warner Bros.
Produced by David Rawlings
Art & Design by John Dyer Baizley

I have just listened to Gillian Welch’s, The Harrow and the Harvest for the first time.  The couple describe their music as American Primitive – a classic genrelisation.  The album is very folk rock, with a ‘Waify’ feel to it, although whilst there is a dynamic to the album, it seems to me synonymous with the word ‘down’.  Veterans of the genre and well respected as musicians, Dave and Gill have built a cult following since their first album release in 1996 and later, music for the Coen Brother’s triumph in O Brother, Where Art Thou?
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