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BARONESS Tease New Song, Reveal Color(s) of New Album

We think it's brown?


Is Baroness' next album going to be the Brown album? The Olive album?

All week long, the band have been posting their old album covers on their Instagram with the Pantone color values for each. This morning, they finally posted a teaser of a new song, with the caveat that you have to go to see them on tour to hear the full thing. Here is the teaser:

You will notice the title of the video has the values "871 c" and "8 c." If searching the Pantone index, 871 c brings up this color:

BARONESS Tease New Song, Reveal Color(s) of New Album

Based on the color being almost equal parts red, green and blue, I am going to guess it's supposed to be brown. Maybe olive? But probably brown.

"8c" however is not a Pantone color. What could that be? Update: Turns out I am wrong. It is a color, it's "cool grey"

In an interview with 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire" when the host asked if the next album would be the Orange album, frontman John Baizley responded "That would be the obvious assumption, and we are aware of that. I'll leave it there. [Laughs] I'm pretty good at not answering that question. I've been doing it for three years now. We'll know very soon whether or not I stuck to my word that we would not continue our album color-titling sequence."

UPDATE: IT'S NOT BROWN IT'S GOLD! A wise Metal Injection reader Shazam'd the teaser and it turns out the album is called Gold & Grey. The Shazam listing has been taken down, but we can confirm the album title is Gold & Grey.

As for the song, you can hear it starting tonight, as the band hit the road with Deafheaven and Zeal & Ardor. Here are dates:

March 8 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall
March 9 Austin, TX Emo’s
March 10 Dallas, TX Canton Hall
March 12 Phoenix, AZ The Van Buren
March 13 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
March 14 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
March 16 Berkeley, CA The UC Theatre
March 18 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
March 19 Seattle, WA The Showbox
March 20 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre
March 22 Edmonton, AB Union Hall
March 23 Calgary, AB The Palace Theatre
March 24 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory
March 26 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
March 27 Denver, CO The Ogden Theater
March 29 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theatre
March 30 Madison, WI The Sylvee
March 31 Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre
April 2 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall
April 3 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre
April 5 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
April 6 Worcester, MA The Palladium
April 7 Albany, NY Upstate Concert Hall
April 9 Cleveland, OH Agora Theater
April 10 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
April 12 New York, NY Terminal 5

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