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Gold & Grey


Gold & Grey

Fifth album of sludge / progressive metal from the Savannah, Georgia quartet produced by Dave Fridmann (Interpol, Mogwai, The Flaming Lips)

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  1. 10.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The array of instrumentation and emotion throughout not only make Gold & Grey a joy to listen to, but also an achievement of which Baroness can truly be proud
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  2. 10.0 |   NME

    To say this album is epic would be an understatement; it’s a work of art in the truest sense
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  3. 9.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    This is a world-class band seemingly ending a chapter, clearing the board and resetting the clocks. This is the sound of a world-class artist, with his world-class band, at once unifying and annihilating his own history, putting a concept on a fire and letting us hear it burn
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  4. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Just about every listener — no matter their history or prior opinions — will deem Gold & Grey Baroness' masterpiece
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  5. 9.0 |   The 405

    A searing portrait of the alienating effects of post traumatic stress, the way it can drain one’s life of colour, turning the “gold” to “grey”
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  6. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    Baroness have outdone themselves with Gold & Grey. Armed with a fresh sound and well-honed talent, they are finally ready to be recognized as one of the most important bands in modern rock music
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  7. 8.0 |   Q

    A determined attempt to push back the genre's long-established boundaries. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   Punk News

    It’s a fun, challenging listen that will continue to grow the more it gets spun
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  9. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    Post-rock, space rock, prog rock, psychedelic rock, grungy Alice in Chains-eyeing hard rock—it’s all here, and since it’s Baroness, it works
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  10. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    An album of sadness, pain and residual wrath but, above all, acceptance and beauty
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  11. 8.0 |   The Music

    Bursting with fist-pumping passages of inspired riffage
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  12. 8.0 |   Mojo

    An epic beast. playing to their strengths while also sprawling in new directions. Print edition only

  13. 8.0 |   All Music

    Every song fits seamlessly inside each proceeding one, delivering a mercurial yet satisfying whole that makes Gold & Grey the band's finest outing to date, if not their masterpiece
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  14. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    The Philadephia-based quartet have put their travails behind them and found a new sense of purpose on this more psychedelic fifth album
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  15. 7.3 |   Earbuddy

    Baroness have made better albums in my opinion, so don’t fully buy the masterpiece hype
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