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Shock Me (Baroness song)

"Shock Me"
Shock Me - Baroness.jpg
The vinyl cover.
Single by Baroness
from the album Purple
ReleasedNovember 15, 2015
FormatDigital download, 12-inch
Baroness singles chronology
"Chlorine & Wine"
"Shock Me"
Alternative cover
The cover for the CD and digital version of the single.
The cover for the CD and digital version of the single.
Music video
"Shock Me" on YouTube

"Shock Me" is a single by American sludge metal band, Baroness. The second single off of their fourth studio album, Purple, Shock Me features elements of their traditional sludge metal sound, along with backing synthesizers to create a progressive rock aura. The single was the band's second ever to chart, reaching number 28 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.

"Shock Me" was the band's first, and to date only, song nominated for a Grammy award. Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, the song finished as one of the four runners-up.[1]

Track listing

1."Shock Me"4:17
Total length:4:17


Chart (2015–16) Peak
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[2] 28


Grammy Awards
Year Nominee / work Award Result
2017 "Shock Me" Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance Nominated


  1. ^ "MEGADETH Wins 'Best Metal Performance' GRAMMY Award". February 12, 2017. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "Baroness Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved June 25, 2018.

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