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Baroness has announced the dates for their first-ever Australian tour. The band will be touring in support of their brand new album, "Blue Record," as part of the Soundwave Festival.
All tour dates are part of Soundwave Festival w/ Faith No More, Jane's Addiction, AFI, and Meshuggah
February 20 - Brisbane, Queensland
February 21 - Sydney, NSW
February 26 - Melbourne, NSW
February 27 - Adelaide, S. Australia
March 1 - Perth, W. Australia
Baroness will premiere the first preview track taken from their new album "Blue Record" today via their MySpace page. The track will be the album’s introduction, “Bullhead’s Psalm”, and its second song, “The Sweetest Curse”, posted as one. "Blue Record," the follow-up and sister album to 2007’s Red Album, is set for an October 13th North American release date via Relapse Records.
BARONESS has unveiled the title of their forthcoming full-length as "Blue Record." The follow-up and sister album to 2007's acclaimed "Red Album," "Blue Record" features artwork by the band's own John Dyer Baizley.
BARONESS has unveiled the track listing from their forthcoming album. The complete listing for the 12 song effort is as follows:
01. Bullhead's Psalm
02. The Sweetest Curse
03. Jake Leg
04. Steel That Sleeps the Eye
05. Swollen and Halo
06. Ogeechee Hymnal
07 .A Horse Called Golgotha
08. O'er Hell And Hide
09. War, Wisdom and Rhyme
10. Blackpowder Orchard
11. The Gnashing
12. Bullhead's Lament More...
When you are at Mayhem Fest this year, you can visit the Revolver tent to pick up your free Limited Edition Revolver/Mayhem special mini magazine. The magazine is just like the regular Revolver magazine, only smaller. It is 42 pages and features 26 bands such as Job For a Cowboy, Anthrax, Darkest Hour, Baroness, and Dying Fetus. The magazine is jam packed with exclusive interviews, but what is not included is the exclusive 21 track compilation, which you can download online in it's entirety for free.
Here's the compilation's tracklisting:
1. Job For A Cowboy “Regurgitated Disinformation”
2. Impending Doom “More Than Conquerors”
3. For Today “Saul of Tarsus (The Messenger)”
4. Baroness “Wanderlust”
5. Dying Fetus “Homicidal Retribution”
6. Narrows “Chambered”
7. Reign Supreme “And Come What May”
8. The 69 Eyes “Dead Girls Are Easy”
9. Living Colour “Behind The Sun”
10. Sugar Red Drive “One More Time”
11. Bigelf “The Evils of Rock & Roll”
12. Suicide City “The Best Way”
13. Graves of Valor “Locusta”
14. Tombs “Gossamer”
15. Darkest Hour “No God”
16. Bury Your Dead “Without You”
17. Carnifex “In Coalesce With Filth and Faith”
18. Wretched “Aborning”
19. Within The Ruins “Extinguish Them”
20. Corpus Christi “Fight For Your King”
21. Arise and Ruin “Doom Sentence”
Relapse Records has issued the following announcement about Baroness completing the recording of their new album:
"Savannah, GA's BARONESS have recently completed work on their second full-length album. The follow-up to 2007's critically-acclaimed Red Album was recorded in Dallas, TX with producer / engineer John Congleton (EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY, THE POLYPHONIC SPREE, BLACK MOUNTAIN) and will see an October 2009 international release date. Two exclusive in-studio entries chronicling the first two weeks in the studio can be accessed here and here.
"Additionally, BARONESS kick-off a four-week North American tour today, July 9th, alongside Maryland's CLUTCH. This tour will also include a free show in Chicago, IL this weekend as part of the annual Kuma's Corner Block Party. A complete listing of tour dates and cites can be found below with more dates to be announced soon."
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Savannah, GA’s Baroness has announced a month long North American tour alongside Clutch. The summer tour will kick off on July 9th and include a free show in Chicago, IL as part of the annual Kuma’s Corner Block Party.
Baroness has recently entered the studio to begin work on their second full length and follow up to 2007’s "Red Album." The band is working with the Grammy-nominated producer / engineer John Congleton (EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY, THE POLYPHONIC SPREE, THE ROOTS, BUDDY MILES, BLACK MOUNTAIN) on the still untitled album. A fall 2009 release date is expected.
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Relapse Records has issued the following announcement about Baroness preparing to record a new studio album:
"Savannah, GA's BARONESS will head to Dallas, TX next week to begin work on a brand new full-length and follow-up to 2007's critically-acclaimed Red Album.
"BARONESS will be working with the Grammy-nominated producer / engineer John Congleton (EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY, THE POLYPHONIC SPREE, THE ROOTS, BUDDY MILES, BLACK MOUNTAIN) on the band's second full-length. The still untitled album is expected to see a fall 2009 release date."
BIRDS OF PREY's new full-length album, "The Hellpreacher," is currently streaming in its entirety at this location. "The Hellpreacher" saw its North American release on April 28th on CD and LP and will be released internationally on Monday, May 4th.
"The Hellpreacher," the follow-up album to last year's Sulfur & Semen, was recorded last fall at Sniper Studio in North Carolina. BIRDS OF PREY, who's members include those of ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY, BEATEN BACK TO PURE, BARONESS, and MUNICIPAL WASTE, recently posted the album's opening tracks "Momma" and "Juvie" as preview tracks on the band's MySpace page.
Georgia metallers Baroness have issued the following update about new dates and working on new material:
"We will be playing a string of shows in the UK and Europe before Roadburn Festival in April. There will be more posted in the following weeks.. (including Spain and Poland!). So, please check back.
"Also, we are in the midst of writing a new album. We are working hard and are very excited about the material. More news to come..."
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The Scion Rock Fest will take place on Saturday, February 28th at the Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia. The show will go from noon until midnight and attendees must be at least 18 years old. The line-up is as follows:
High on Fire
Wolves in the Throne Room
A Storm of Light
COLISEUM’s performance from this year’s South By Southwest music festival has recently been posted online courtesy of MetalKult.com. This five-song set from the Relapse Records SXSW showcase can be viewed now at this location.
COLISEUM is currently on tour along the west coast with TORCHE and CLOUDS. The Louisville, KY three-piece will perform a special election night show in Los Angeles, CA this evening before flying to Japan with TORCHE for a brief tour together.
Upon returning home, COLISEUM will immediately join label-mates BARONESS and MINSK for a two-week tour in the northeastern US. A complete listing of confirmed COLISEUM tour dates can be found below with more to be announced soon.
For more information on COLISEUM, please contact Betsey Cichoracki, Relapse Records Media Relations, at (610)734-1000 x106 or Betsey@Relapse.com.
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GENGHIS TRON, who are currently on tour across Canada as part of the Exclaim Magazine Aggressive Tendencies Tour 2008 alongside label-mates BARONESS, has recently announced more dates for their headlining European tour this fall. This tour will kick-off on October 28th in Berlin, Germany and will include support from BEHOLD...THE ARCTOPUS for the duration.
GENGHIS TRON will also headline two-week's worth of dates in the U.S. immediately following their current Canadian run. This tour will also include YIP YIP as well as CLIPD BEAKS and BLACK COBRA on various dates. A complete listing of GENGHIS TRON tour dates can be found below with more to be announced shortly.
GENGHIS TRON is touring in support of their critically acclaimed Relapse debut, "Board Up The House." The band is currently two volumes in of their five volume 12” remix series of "Board Up The House" tracks. A host of artists ranging from Rob Crow, Justin Broadrick, Scott Hull, Danny Lohner, Dntel, and more have contributed remixes for this limited edition series. For more information and audio samples, visit this MySpace page dedicated to the remix series.
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Baroness, Coliseum, and Minsk will team up for a handful of November tour dates. Here are the latest dates:
11/13 Columbus, OH @ Ravari Room
11/14 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
11/15 Chicago, IL @ Reggies
11/16 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
11/18 Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall
11/19 Albany, NY @ Valentine's
11/20 Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwells
11/21 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
11/22 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
11/23 Boston, MA @ Middle East
GENGHIS TRON has announced more Fall tour dates, including two headlining tours, in support of their acclaimed new album, "Board Up The House."
GENGHIS TRON's U.S. headlining tour will begin in early October, immediately following their cross-Canada tour with label-mates BARONESS. This headlining run will include support for YIP YIP as well as CLIPD BEAKS and BLACK COBRA on various dates.
Following, GENGHIS TRON will embark on their second headlining tour of the U.K. since the release of "Board Up The House." This tour will also include BEHOLD...THE ARCTOPUS as well as a special guest performer on the London date. A complete listing of confirmed GENGHIS TRON tour dates can be found below with more to be announced soon.
Additionally, GENGHIS TRON has recently seen the release of the first "Board Up The House" remix album via Temporary Residence Ltd. Volume two of five of this 12" remix series is up for pre-order now at this location courtesy of Lovepump United. For more information on these limited edition remix albums as well as audio samples, visit MySpace.com/GenghisTronRemix.
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GENGHIS TRON have announced more Fall tour dates in support of their acclaimed new album "Board Up The House."
GENGHIS TRON will first join Omaha, NE’s THE FAINT for a number of shows on their upcoming headlining tour. GENGHIS TRON will meet up with THE FAINT, along with JAGUAR LOVE, in Worcester, MA on August 20th, touring through the Northeast and Midwest. More...
Opeth will make their way back to American shores this fall for their first headline trek in support of the recently released "Watershed." The tour will commence on September 16 in Buffalo and run for six weeks, with High on Fire serving as main support. Nachtmystium will open the first half of the tour, with Baroness taking over that slot on October 6.
Opeth enjoyed the main support slot on the first ever Progressive Nation Tour last spring, opening for labelmates Dream Theater. The band spent the summer on the European tour circuit but is thrilled to be bring its always unique blend of death/folk/prog metal back to American audiences this fall.
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BARONESS has announced two fall tours in support of their most recent release, "Red Album."
BARONESS will first team-up with label-mates GENGHIS TRON and Vancouver's BISON for the Exclaim Aggressive Tendencies Tour 2008. This cross-Canada tour will kick-off on September 23rd in Montreal, QC before heading west, concluding the tour in Portland, OR.
Immediately following, BARONESS will join OPETH and HIGH ON FIRE for a three-week U.S. tour starting in San Francisco, CA on October 6th. This tour will take BARONESS to the east coast where they will break-off after the Baltimore, MD date to embark on their own headlining tour in the Northeast. A complete listing of confirmed BARONESS tour dates can be found below. More...
Nachtmystium will join the first half of the upcoming North American Opeth / High on Fire tour, opening the first half of the tour's shows (with Baroness opening the second half of the tour) beginning in September.
The touring lineup for this tour will include permanent band members Blake Judd and Jeff Wilson, new full-time member Jon Necromancer (ex-Usurper) on bass and Zach Simmons (Goatwhore) drumming, as well as the spaceship psychedelics provided by Sanford Parker (Minsk, Buried At Sea) who recorded and produced the now critically praised "Assassins" album.
Here are the Nachtmystium tour date with Opeth and High on Fire:
09/16/2008 The Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY
09/17/2008 Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
09/18/2008 Nokia Theatre - New York, NY
09/19/2008 The Palladium - Worcester, MA
09/20/2008 Theatre Imperial - Quebec City, QC
09/21/2008 Centennial Hall - London, ON
09/23/2008 House of Blues - Cleveland, OH
09/24/2008 House of Blues - Chicago, IL
09/25/2008 The Orbit Room - Grand Rapids, MI
09/26/2008 The Rave - Milwaukee, WI
09/27/2008 Myth - St. Paul, MN
09/29/2008 The Garrick Center - Winnipeg, MB
09/30/2008 Odeon Events Centre - Saskatoon, SK
10/01/2008 Edmonton Events Centre - Edmonton, AB
10/03/2008 Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC
10/04/2008 Showbox @ The Market - Seattle, WA
Georgian metallers, KYLESA, have issued the following update:
"It's been a while since our last update so here you go: We've been writing a new record over the past few months and we're about to head to the Jam Room studio on Monday [July 21] to begin tracking. We're excited to record a new album since it's been two years since we recorded 'Time Will Fuse its Worth.'" More...