John Baizley Thread

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Postby pathways on Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:58 pm

Not sure how much love there is for Baizley around here but I think he definitely deserves his own thread! Any news from Baroness, Metropolis, aperfectmonster, BoNA, any and all of it welcome here :D.

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Recent article in Juxtapoz:
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Great read. I love his intentional start at selling prints strictly at shows to actually connect with people who appreciate his music and art. You've made the hell of a chase, John.

And of course the newest news, Black Tusk Passage Through Purgatory full color screenprint. Available first at Flatstock 33 in Austin, TX. Number of screens, size, edition number is still unknown at this point but I'm sure will be announced veeeery soon.

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Postby deancc on Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:35 am

pathways wrote:Recent article in Juxtapoz:

Great read. I love his intentional start at selling prints strictly at shows to actually connect with people who appreciate his music and art. You've made the hell of a chase, John.

yep, had a read last night. good stuff.
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Postby shivashakti on Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:37 am

Baizley is a true renaissance man. His guitar points make me tingly like a young boy.
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Postby shivashakti on Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:42 am

By the way, the new print Passage Through Purgatory is amazing and out of an edition of 117. From the mouth of Ben himself: "I think it is the coolest thing I've ever printed." It is an art print of an album cover from Black Tusk that he did quite a while back. Now they need to do Taste the Sin to match it.
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Postby eevildee on Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:44 am

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:drool: Man I hope there are some left for an online sale.
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Postby shivashakti on Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:53 am

eevildee wrote::drool: Man I hope there are some left for an online sale.


They only had around thirty there. Should be an online sale for sure.
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Postby pathways on Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:24 am

Thanks for the update. I wonder if Ben should sign this too :lol:
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Postby behead on Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:07 pm

Some of his Shadows Rising prints are still left.
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Postby behead on Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:38 pm

Will they have any more Black Tusk prints at Flatstock tomorrow or did they only sell 30 there? Thanks for posting!
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Postby shivashakti on Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:46 pm

behead wrote:Will they have any more Black Tusk prints at Flatstock tomorrow or did they only sell 30 there? Thanks for posting!


Yesterday they still had some of the Passage Through Purgatory art print. They also have copies of Cut Them Where They Bleed(Tiger Tiger) which in my opinion is Baizleys best. Some Phantom Limbs on yellow and green. Red Album on black paper with purple ink Printers Proofs. Make sure and check out Mark McCormick's new Yob poster as well, really sick!
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Postby bone811 on Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:30 pm

Probably not the right place for it ,but anyone looking for Blask Tusk on Orange Fizz edition of 9. PM me
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Postby antiyou on Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:34 pm

Love the art, just don't like the bands he designs for. The only exception would be Intronaut. Didn't he do the Valleys of Smoke cover? If he made prints for metal bands, I would be all over every one.
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Won't be in a position to sell for a few months. Not likely before end of May 2014 please don't pm and ask.

Postby pathways on Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:50 pm

Nope, it was D'Andrea.

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A lot of his print's don't include band names though? Mostly just Baroness if any.. which you can easily mat out. Just sayin'.
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Postby antiyou on Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:18 pm

pathways wrote:Nope, it was D'Andrea.

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A lot of his print's don't include band names though? Mostly just Baroness if any.. which you can easily mat out. Just sayin'.


Totally understand but can't change the fact that it is associated with bands I don't like. Again, not trying to be a dick but I just don't like buying prints for bands I don't like text or no text. I'm sure that I'll end up owning some down the line.
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Postby pathways on Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:48 pm

That doesn't really make sense, Baizley or no Baizley. I understand that a print with the name of a band you like it would mean more but with no text does it really matter that much?

That's like not buying a piece of art or print because you don't like the title.

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