Baroness Announce ‘Gold & Grey’ Album, Debut ‘Borderlines’ Single
It's been four years since Baroness released Purple, an album Metallica's James Hetfield listed among his top 10 "thingz" of 2015. This time, they're returned to a two-color title, revealing that Gold & Grey is the name of the new 17-track album.
Listen to the first single, "Borderlines," above and see the artwork and track listing below.
"Our goal is, was, and will always be to write increasingly superior, more honest and compelling songs, and to develop a more unique and challenging sound,” said founding guitarist and vocalist John Baizley.
"I’m sure we have just finished our best, most adventurous album to date," he continued, explaining, "We dug incredibly deep, challenged ourselves and recorded a record I’m positive we could never again replicate. I consider myself incredibly fortunate to know Sebastian, Nick and Gina as both my bandmates and my friends. They have pushed me to become a better songwriter, musician and vocalist. We’re all extremely excited for this release, which includes quite a few ‘firsts’ for the band, and we’re thrilled to be back on tour to play these psychotic songs for our fans. Expect some surprises."
Gold & Grey will be the first Baroness record to feature guitarist Gina Gleason, who joined in 2017.
Pre-order the album here and look for it to arrive on June 14 through Abraxan Hymns.
Baroness, Gold & Grey Album Art + Track Listing
1. "Front Toward Enemy"
2. "I’m Already Gone"
6. "Anchor’s Lament"
7. "Throw Me An Anchor"
8. "I’d Do Anything"
9. "Blankets of Ash"
10. "Emmett-Radiating Light"
11. "Cold Blooded Angels"
12. "Crooked Mile"
13. "Broken Halo"
14. "Can Oscura"
16. "Assault on East Falls"
17. "Pale Sun"
Deafheaven + Baroness Co-Headlining 2019 Tour Dates
March 14 - Anaheim, Calif. @ The House of Blues
March 16 - Berkeley, Calif. @ UC Theatre
March 18 - Portland, Ore. @ Roseland
March 19 - Seattle, Wash. @ The Showbox
March 20 - Vancouver, British Columbia @ The Vogue Theatre
March 22 - Edmonton, Alberta @ Union Hall
March 23 - Calgary, Alberta @ The Palace Theatre
March 24 - Spokane, Wash. @ The Knitting Factory
March 26 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Complex
March 27 - Denver, Colo. @ The Ogden Theater
March 29 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ Skyway Theatre
March 30 - Madison, Wis. @ The Sylvee
March 31 - Chicago, Ill. @ Riviera Theater
April 02 - Toronto, Ontario @ The Danforth Music Hall
April 03 - Montreal, Quebec @ The Corona Theater
April 05 - Sayreville, N.J. @ Starland Ballroom
April 06 - Worcester, Ma. @ The Palladium
April 07 - Albany, N.Y. @ Upstate Concert Hall
April 09 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Agora Theatre
April 10 - Silver Spring, Md. @ The Fillmore
April 12 - New York, N.Y. @ Terminal 5
April 14 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ The Fillmore / Decibel Metal & Beer Fest
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