Although they are mostly a metal band, Baroness also covers a few other genres too!
Ever since I heard the song "Wailing Wintry Wind" I have been in love with Baroness.
If you like hard music, you're gonna get into Baroness.
They always have really special chord progressions (especially on their new Green & Yellow albums), and have dozens of "oh...wow!" moments that hit you unexpectedly. This can usually be attributed to a well placed chord structure and harmony.
I personally think that the cell-shaded art style was done really well on their albums. It's something that can be done poorly, but I think it was well done for them. It's very classy and touching.
Baroness are also a tough bunch of geezers. While touring for the Green & Yellow albums, their bus went off the road down a 30 foot cliff, sending everyone to the hospital. But they stayed in excellent spirits, which I think is freaking dashing of them.
On top of that, guitar solos!
Now they don't exactly shove a guitar solo into every song, but they certainly do it well when they do it. The tone that they use for those solos is a very Queen/Ratatat type tone. It really grabs your attention immediately!
Their Hymn-like songs are the type that can give you shivers on your back if you turn the car stereo up too loud when listening to them. Twinkler is a good example of such a song.
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