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Georgia epic/sludge/psych/everything-metallers Baroness are gearing up for the release of Yellow & Green, their third album. Produced by John Congleton (Modest Mouse, David Byrne), the double album features all of the elements that made us fall in love with the band, but it also finds Baroness honing in on the more straight-ahead hard rock elements of their sound.

With the album release right around the corner (July 17), Noisecreep reached out to Baroness bassist Matt Maggioni for a list of the five albums that changed his life. And while he did send us that (running at a later date), the bassist also included a funny list of, well, read on and you'll see.

5 Things I Hate That Other People Love
by Matt Maggioni

-Nick Cage (I want to meet him)
-Ray Romano
-Toilet paper made of cardboard. They love that shit in Europe.
-When people tell me they're "Livin' the dream."
-Cosmetic plastic surgery

5 Things I Love That Other People Hate
by Matt Maggioni

-Nick Cage (I want to meet him)
-Neil Hamburger
-Bidets... what's everyone so scared of?
-Passive-aggressive notes from close friends.
-Photos of post World War II attempts at reconstructive plastic surgery.

Listen to "March to the Sea" from Baroness

Yellow & Green, Baroness' third album, will hit stores on July 17 via Relapse Records. You can pre-order it at this link.

Baroness tour dates:

July 9 Birmingham, UK Academy 3
July 10 Glasgow, UK Stereo
July 11 Manchester, UK Moho Live
July 12 London, UK Barfly, Camden SOLD OUT
July 14 Nijmegen, Netherlands De Affaire
July 15 Dour, Belgium Dour Festival
July 17 Beaumont, France Le Tremplin
July 19 Bilbao, Spain Kafe Antzokia
July 20 Barcelos, Portugal Milhoes de Festa
July 22 Barcelona, Spain Apolo 2
July 25 Wiesbaden, Germany Raucherkammer
July 26 Basel, Switzerland Sommercasino
July 27 Zurich, Switzerland Dynamo
July 28 Florence, Italy Viper Theatre
July 30 Milan, Italy Civic Arena
August 1 Munich, Germany 59to1
August 3 Prague, Czech Republic Klub 007
August 4 Katowice, Poland Off Festival
August 5 Berlin, Germany Magnet
August 6 Hamburg, Germany Logo
August 9 Oslo, Norway Oya Festival
August 13 Sheffield, UK Corporation
August 14 Bristol, UK The Fleece
August 15 Southampton, UK Talking Heads
August 17 Hasselt, Belgium Pukkelpop
August 18 Leipzig, Germany Highfield Festival
August 19 Ludinghausen, Germany Area4 Festival
September Los Angeles, CA FYF Fest
September 6 Raleigh, NC Hopscotch Music Festival
October 27 Gainesville, FL The Fest 11
November Austin, TX Fun Fun Fun Fest