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.
The last of the original thirteen American colonies to become officially part of the USA, Georgia used to famous only for its peaches and peanuts but since the turn of century has begun kicking out some of the most talented and innovative metal bands on the scene today. Georgia is the home of southern rock and blues tinged Sludge, a particular subgenre style that has risen from obscurity into the alternative mainstream with the rise and rise of bands such as Baroness and Mastodon.
This southern groove resonates particularly strongly with the metalreceptors deep in the AdrenoCraniums of this site, and to break the tension caused by all the excitement and suspense surrounding the upcoming Baroness release we’ve been delving deeper into some of their contemporaries and come across some interesting fellows by the name of Light Pupil Dilate.
Ever since the first listen of Red, followed by a little look back at the EPs and a highly anticipated wait for Blue back in 2009, Baroness have since been capturing your humble narrators’ imaginations. It is no surprise that with such strong tunes, vivid imagery and a set of colour coded albums based on varying themes that the fascination only grew.