PODCAST: Episode 121: Gina Gleason of Baroness Talks Livestreaming and Writing New Music

We caught up with Gina Gleason of Baroness to discuss their upcoming Gold & Grey full album Livestream event on September 10th, 2020 (buy tickets here), and a bunch of other stuff in the Baroness universe. She chatted about how she and the band have been coping under lockdown with no touring, how her town of Philadelphia is fairing with the virus and protests, her thoughts on live streaming and the success of some bands such as Code Orange, how the band writes together, the depth of Gold & Grey (Abraxan Hymns), why that album lends itself to a full album performance, how much new material the band has been working on during this time, the influence of Pink Floyd‘s Live At Pompei film had on the album, the need for artists spaces live Culture Lab LIC at The Plaxall Gallery, her covers jams with Two Minutes To Late Night, and much more. Buy Gold & Grey here and check out our chat. Continue reading

Baroness to Perform “Gold and Grey” in Full on Upcoming Livestream

6/14/2019, Rough Trade Records, Ghostcult Magazine, Brooklyn.

Heavy Rock legends Baroness will perform their last album Gold & Grey (review here) in full and live for the first time ever performance, on Sept. 10 at 8 pm Eastern as a livestream from Long Island City’s Culture Lab LIC at The Plaxall Gallery. Tickets, which are $14.99 and available now via the link below. The link will grant access to the premier livestream event as well as unlimited viewing for 48 hours beginning at the time of redemption. The concert is available throughout the weekend, ending at 11:59 pm Eastern on Sunday, Sept. 13. A limited-edition collection of merch items to commemorate the special outing will also be available to ticket purchasers. Continue reading

Watch Baroness Perform “Tourniquet (Socially Distant)” via Video

6/14/2019, Rough Trade Records, Ghostcult Magazine, Brooklyn.

Like many of us, Baroness are sheltering in place in this time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In a show of unity, watch the band perform via livestream – “Tourniquet (Socially Distant)” version. The track comes from their incredible Gold & Grey (Abraxan Hymns) album, released in June 2019. Watch the clip now! Continue reading

Baroness Books Co-Headline Tour Dates with Against Me! For North American

6/14/2019, Rough Trade Records, Ghostcult Magazine, Brooklyn.

Baroness has booked a co-headline tour with Against Me! For this spring in North America. Dates begin on May 1 at Detroit’s Majestic Theatre. Destroy Boys support on the first half of the tour, with Drug Church supporting on the second half. Baroness continues. The band will venture to Australia before returning to the U.S. Tickets for the newly announced, North American shows are on-sale this Friday at 10:00 am local time with a limited number of pre-sale tickets available Wednesday at 10:00 am local time. Baroness continues to tour behind their amazing album Gold & Grey, out now via the bands’ own label, Abraxan Hymns. (http://smarturl.it/baroness-goldandgrey). Continue reading

Baroness Live at Rough Trade Records + Art Exhibition

6/14/2019, Rough Trade Records, Ghostcult Magazine, Brooklyn.

Ghost Cult was lucky enough to be among the select few to witness one of Baroness’s special record release gigs. The band released their stellar new album Gold & Grey via their own Abraxan Hymns imprint and wanted to celebrate with their fans. The small intimate affairs dotted the east coast and saw the band perform both unplugged (as a duo) and also with the full band. Even as we waited in line to get into the tiny room at Rough Trade Brooklyn for the show, making conversation with fans who were pumped for the new album, talk of “all-time great bands” was bandied about. It was legit exciting just to be there. People already had bought the album to be signed as well as other merch. Rough Trade does a terrific job with these events and we have been to many diverse ones over the years from Wardruna to most recently, Amanda Palmer. Continue reading

Watch Fan-filmed Video of Baroness Performing at Their Record Release Event

Baroness released their acclaimed new album Gold & Grey yesterday, June 14th, via their own label Abraxan Hymns. The band performed a short set at Rough Trade Records in Brooklyn, NY, as well as signing for fans. Then the band headed over to the Revolver-sponsored Art Exhibition, focusing on the artwork of frontman John Baizely and Marald van Haasteren, taking fans piece by piece process of how the art of Gold & Grey, and some of his other iconic work has come into being. Watch fan-filmed videos and check out some of the photos from the gallery. A proper review and photo set is coming to Ghost Cult next week.  Continue reading

Baroness Shares Music Video For “Tourniquet”, Gold and Grey Album Out Now

Majestic rockers Baroness shared their new album Gold & Grey today via their label Abraxan Hymns. The band has released a music video for arguably the best song on the album, ‘Tourniquet’, as well as visualizers and a full album stream which you can see at their YouTube channel. The band will celebrate the album release in New York City, at Rough Trade Records in Brooklyn with an acoustic performance, followed by an Art Exhibition, “Full Spectrum: The Art of Gold & Grey”, sponsored by Revolver

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Baroness – Gold & Grey

Baroness is back with a new album, and once again it is one of the centerpieces of the release schedule for this year. Still, a band that does things on their own terms, in a DIY punk rock way, but still creating heady music for music lovers by music lovers. Gold & Grey (Abraxan Hymns) is an album that arrives with a justified glow of hype, especially following Purple. The former album is actually the standard Ghost Cult uses in our grading system as “perfect”, in case you had been wondering about what kind of esteem we hold this band. Continue reading