New week, time to present "Record Of The Week"
This week we have the colour of fresh bruises "Purple", the fourth studio album by the Savannah foursome sludge metal band BARONESS on the agenda. An album that is pretty remarkable that the guys manage to heal so good after the devastation of the big accident back in 2012. The recovery is the new creation "Purple".
The album is much shorter than the previous album "Yellow & Green" but this is stronger and more precise. It's partly like an mix between the "Red" & "Blue", not as heavy but more accurate. "Purple" is packed with a strong technicality, pounding momentums that you will remember. It's catchy and crazy, just like I want it.
If you give "Purple" a spin you will hear the return of the sludger boys in the opener "Morningstar" where the riffs are powerful and Baizley are standing in the center, singing better than ever. And the record continues the serve excellent rockers like "Shock Me", "Chlorine & Wine", "Kerosene", "Try to Disappear" to the instrumental jazzy masterpiece "Fugue"
The record have progressive flow with a more grown up sludge with chunky power pop licks and some real killer thrashy riffs. The song craft are really well done. I just love this record and I'm sure I will play some more tune here soon.
|My Version of Purple|
Today's tune "Desperation Burns" is taken from "Purple", enjoy it!
Upcoming Tour dates
Date Venue Location
Feb 24 Engine Room Southampton, United Kingdom
Feb 25 O2 Ritz Manchester, United Kingdom
Feb 26 Leeds University Stylus Leeds, United Kingdom
Feb 28 The Garage Clydebank, United Kingdom
Feb 29 O2 Institute Birmingham, United Kingdom
Mar 01 Koko London, United Kingdom
Mar 03 Le Trabendo Paris, France
Mar 04 Bilbao Kafe Antzokia Bilbao, Spain
Mar 05 Teatro Barcelo Madrid, Spain
Mar 06 Paradise Garage Lisbon, Portugal
Mar 08 Sala Apolo Barcelona, Spain
Mar 09 Le Transbordeur Club Lyon, France
Mar 10 Magazzini Generali Milan, Italy
Mar 11 Mascotte Zurich, Switzerland
Mar 12 Flex Vienna, Austria
Mar 15 Conne Island Leipzig, Germany
Mar 16 Backstage Werk Munich, Germany
Mar 17 Lucerna Music Bar Prague, Czech Republic
Mar 18 Proxima Warsaw, Poland
Mar 20 SO36 Berlin, Germany
Mar 21 Stollwerck Cologne, Germany
Mar 22 AB Theatre Brussels, Belgium
Mar 23 Tivoli De Helling Utrecht, Netherlands
Mar 26 Gruenspan Hamburg, Germany
Mar 27 KB Malmö, Sweden
Mar 29 Debaser Medis Stockholm, Sweden
Mar 30 Rockefeller Oslo, Norway
Mar 31 Vega Small Copenhagen (Copenhagen), Denmark
Apr 01 Faust Hannover, Germany
Apr 02 Alter Schlachthof Wiesbaden, Germany
Apr 23 Vive Latino Festival 2016 Mexico City, Mexico
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