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Tag Archives: John Baizley

Metal Insider’s top 5: musicians that came back from health issues

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. As we write this, Primus drummer Tim Alexander has just successfully underwent triple bypass heart surgery following a heart attack on Friday. An update from the band suggests that everything went well, stating: “The Mighty Tim ‘Herb’ Alexander […]

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Baroness’ John Baizley, Katie Jones duet on Townes Van Zandt cover

Posted by on February 4, 2014

Last year, when Baroness frontman John Baizley made his return to the stage following a horrific bus accident in 2012, he accredited Townes Van Zandt, his favorite songwriter, with helping him heal. In fact, the late singer/songwriter’s “If I Needed You” was the song that helped him relearn guitar. When asked about his acoustic show […]

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Skeletonwitch Releases New Song And Cover Artwork To ‘Serpents Unleashed’

Posted by on August 14, 2013

October 29, that’s when we can expect to hear Skeletonwitch’s new album Serpents Unleashed in its entirety. And while Prosthetic Records has launched pre-orders for the album, they’ve also offered us a new song and cover artwork to hold us over till October. As you may recall, Skeletonwitch first played the song “Burned From Bone” […]

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Baroness Join Coliseum For Cover of Danzig’s ‘Am I Demon’

Posted by on June 18, 2013

On Saturday, June 15, Baroness guitarists John Baizley and Pete Adams made a guest appearance on-stage with punk/hardcore band Coliseum to cover Danzig’s “Am I Demon” in Huntington, WV. The occasion marked the last night of Baroness’s US summer tour, which is their first headlining tour since their bus crash last year which injured many […]

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Baroness’ John Baizley Talks About Starting Over

Posted by on June 12, 2013

As I spoke to Baroness frontman John Baizley this past Friday before their show in Detroit, he was busy hand stamping a raised seal into a pile of lithographs he’d drawn inspired by Metallica’s Kill em All that would go on sale the following day at the Orion fest. That’s actually Baizley in a nutshell. He’s been […]

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Orion 2013, Day Zero: Baroness Start Things Off

Posted by on June 8, 2013

It’s not even the start of the Orion Fest yet, but I’ve already came within five feet of James Hetfield. Let me back up a little. I’m in Detroit for the second time ever, and still trying to get a feel for the city. I’m several blocks away from my hotel at the St. Andrews […]

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Baroness Announce Live EP, European Tour Dates

Posted by on May 30, 2013

It’s strange to think that less than a year ago Baroness was involved in a gnarly bus crash leaving fans wondering if they would ever have the chance to see them perform again. The future seemed even more bleak when two members left the band, but for John Baizley and Pete Adams, walking away from a […]

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Photos: Baroness Kick Off First Tour With New Lineup At Philadelphia’s Union Transfer 5/24/13

Posted by on May 28, 2013

Philadelphia obviously has a special place in John Baizley’s heart. The Baroness frontman’s first public performance since the horrific bus accident last year took place in the city of brotherly love last January, followed by an intimate set by Baizley and guitarist Peter Adams that same month. And this past Friday night (May 24), Baroness returned […]

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Baroness Spring Tour Dates Revealed

Posted by on April 1, 2013

We knew it was a matter of time before Baroness started to tour again. John Baizley’s solo acoustic set at SXSW proved that he was more than capable of playing onstage, and even in his post confirming the band’s lineup changes, Baizley said that he and Peter Adams had found replacements. And while those replacements […]

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Baroness Part Ways With Half Of Its Lineup

Posted by on March 25, 2013

It’s taken a while for Baroness to recover following last year’s horrifying bus accident. However, frontman John Baizley and guitarist Peter Adams have slowly made their way back onstage with a handful of scattered acoustic sets. And with festival appearances like Bonnaroo confirmed, it seemed like Baroness were poised to come back strong. However, it […]

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