Baroness is a metal band from the city of Savannah, GA, whose members grew up together in Lexington, Virginia. In his music combined sludge metal, progressive metal and punk. The result is the sound of bands like Mastodon and Kyles, yet retain musical originality.
Formed in mid-2003, founded the original band members punkmetalové Johnny Welfare and the Paychecks. Singer John Baizley art form is the author of all the albums Baroness, and painted covers of other bands and labels.