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11/07/13

Barren Earth

Search for new vocalist launched

BARREN EARTH is looking for a vocalist capable of performing the band's material:
Solid clean vocals and growling skills needed. We also require motivated attitude and ability to tour and rehearse.

If you think you got what it takes, please send a short bio/description of yourself with audio samples from your vocals. All other footage (videoclips, photos) would be highly appreciated as well. Please send your submission to: barrenearth@gmail.com

Posted in Barren Earth

10/07/13

Darkthrone

Under A Funeral Moon 2CD edition coming August 26th

Darkthrone's classic 1993 album will be released 26th August as a 2-disc edition of the Black Metal masterpiece, marking 20 years since the release of this landmark album.

The second disc features a commentary disc with Fenriz discussing his recollections, inspirations and thoughts on the album, whilst the music plays in the background.

Presented in a special mediabook format with a booklet containing comprehensive liner notes.

Pre-order HERE.

Posted in Darkthrone

08/07/13

Barren Earth

Mikko departs Barren Earth

Finland’s death/prog metal masters Barren Earth have announced the departure of vocalist Mikko Kotamäki from the group. Since the band’s inception, Mikko has performed vocals on all of the band’s studio recordings, consisting of the Our Twilight debut EP, & 2 full-length albums.

Band statement:
"Dear friends. We regret to announce the departure of Mikko Kotamäki from BARREN EARTH.
Due to conflicting schedules, Mikko cannot contribute to BARREN EARTH's activities any longer. The decision was made by mutual agreement with absolutely no drama involved.
We will keep working on new material, and will launch search for a new vocalist shortly.
BARREN EARTH wants to thank Mikko for his crucial input for BARREN EARTH's works and wishes him all the best in the future."

Posted in Barren Earth

02/07/13

Katatonia

Viva Emptiness 10th anniversary edition. UK tour dates announced

Fresh from their appearance at Download Festival, Katatonia, the Swedish purveyors of dark rock/metal, have been revealed as very special guests on Paradise Lost’s ‘Tragic Illusion’ 25th anniversary tour in October alongside Lacuna Coil.

Concurrently also celebrating their own 10th anniversary for their masterful sixth album ‘Viva Emptiness’, the band will be performing the album in its entirety each night to make these shows even more special.

Originally released in 2003 it is regarded by many, including the band themselves, as being among Katatonia's finest albums. ‘Viva Emptiness’ cemented the band's reputation as a major force, combining refined metal with doom and gloom angst-laden rock. A classic of the genre.

To coincide with the shows and the album’s 10-year anniversary ‘Viva Emptiness’ will be entirely re-mixed and re-mastered by David Castillo plus enhanced with new artwork courtesy of Travis Smith for a re-release on 4th November via Peaceville.


Katatonia w/
Paradise Lost & Lacuna Coil
30th October – Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
31st October – 02 ABC, Glasgow
1st November – The Ritz – Manchester
3rd November – Camden Roadhouse, London

Posted in Katatonia

Live Dates

December 2014

  • 20/12, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 20/12, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Opeth
  • 21/12, Kool Haus - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Opeth

January 2015

  • 03/01, Grass Valley Elk's Lodge - Grass Valley, CA, US
    The Gathering
  • 08/01, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Mayhem
  • 09/01, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Mayhem
  • 10/01, Webster Hall - New York, NY, US
    Mayhem
  • 11/01, Royale - Boston, MA, US
    Mayhem
  • 12/01, Club Soda - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 13/01, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 15/01, Agora Theatre & Ballroom - Cleveland, OH, US
    Mayhem
  • 16/01, Estragon - Bologna, Italy
    At the Gates
  • 16/01, Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL, US
    Mayhem
  • 17/01, The River Club Music Hall - Scituate, MA, US
    The Gathering
  • 17/01, Orion - Rome, Italy
    At the Gates
  • 17/01, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Mayhem
  • 18/01, Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS, US
    Mayhem
  • 18/01, Live Club - Trezzo sull'Adda, Italy
    At the Gates
  • 20/01, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Mayhem
  • 23/01, Republik - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 24/01, Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 26/01, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 27/01, Grand Central - Miami, FL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/01, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Mayhem
  • 28/01, House of Blues - New Orleans, LA, US
    Behemoth
  • 28/01, Hawthorne Theater Lounge - Portland, OR, US
    Mayhem
  • 28/01, State Theatre - Saint Petersburg, FL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 29/01, House of Blues - Houston, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 29/01, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 30/01, DNA Lounge - San Francisco, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 30/01, Ziggy's - Winston-Salem, NC, US
    Napalm Death
  • 31/01, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Napalm Death
  • 31/01, House of Blues - Dallas, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 31/01, Fonda Theatre - Hollywood, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 31/01, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    At the Gates

February 2015

  • 02/02, Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM, US
    Behemoth
  • 02/02, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 02/02, Sala - Mexico City, Mexico
    Anathema
  • 03/02, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/02, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 04/02, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 05/02, Rockwell @ the Complex - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    Behemoth
  • 05/02, Mavericks - Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 06/02, House of Blues - Las Vegas, NV, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/02, Club Soda - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 07/02, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 07/02, Teatro Vorterix - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Anathema
  • 07/02, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 08/02, The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 08/02, Clash Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Anathema
  • 08/02, The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 09/02, Agora Theatre & Ballroom - Cleveland, OH, US
    Napalm Death
  • 10/02, Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 10/02, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Behemoth
  • 11/02, Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 11/02, Amsterdam Bar and Hall - St. Paul, MN, US
    Napalm Death
  • 12/02, The Zoo - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 13/02, The Exchange - Regina, SK, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 13/02, John Dee - Oslo, Norway
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 13/02, Union Hall - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, Republik - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 14/02, MacEwan Ballroom, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, Théâtre Lino Ventura - Nice, France
    Opeth
  • 15/02, Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 16/02, Garrick Centre - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 17/02, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Behemoth
  • 17/02, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 18/02, Studio Seven - Seattle, WA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 18/02, Orpheum Theatre - Madison, WI, US
    Behemoth
  • 19/02, The Hawthrone Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Napalm Death
  • 20/02, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    Behemoth
  • 20/02, Oakland Metro - Oakland, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 21/02, Egyptian Room, Old National Centre - Indianapolis, IN, US
    Behemoth
  • 21/02, Strummer's - Fresno, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 22/02, House of Blues - Cleveland, OH, US
    Behemoth
  • 22/02, House of Blues Sunset Strip - West Hollywood, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 23/02, St. Andrew's Hall - Detroit, MI, US
    Behemoth
  • 23/02, Club Red - East Theater - Mesa, AZ, US
    Napalm Death
  • 24/02, Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 24/02, Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM, US
    Napalm Death
  • 25/02, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 25/02, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Napalm Death
  • 26/02, Pokalen - Oslo, Norway
    At the Gates
  • 26/02, Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/02, Gas Monkey Live! - Dallas, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/02, House of Blues - Boston, MA, US
    Behemoth
  • 27/02, Nöjesfabriken - Karlstad, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/02, Webster Hall - New York, NY, US
    Behemoth
  • 28/02, Olympic Park - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 28/02, Fitzgerald's - Houston, TX, US
    Napalm Death

March 2015

  • 01/03, Theater of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Behemoth
  • 02/03, Fillmore Silver Spring - Silver Spring, MD, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/03, The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC, US
    Behemoth
  • 04/03, Leeds Minster - Leeds, UK
    Anathema
  • 05/03, 1 Exeter Cathedral - Exeter, UK
    Anathema
  • 05/03, Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 05/03, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/03, Jannus Live - St Petersburg, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/03, El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 06/03, Winchester Cathedral - Winchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 07/03, Revolution Live - Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 07/03, Liverpool Cathedral - Liverpool, UK
    Anathema
  • 07/03, Slim's - San Francisco, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 08/03, Razzmatazz 2 - Barcelona, Spain
    At the Gates
  • 09/03, Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Enslaved
  • 10/03, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 11/03, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Enslaved
  • 12/03, Hafan y Mor Holiday Park - Gwynedd, UK
    Candlemass
  • 13/03, Music Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
    Vital Remains
  • 13/03, Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    Enslaved
  • 14/03, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Enslaved
  • 16/03, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Enslaved
  • 17/03, Thalia Hall - Chicago, IL, US
    Enslaved
  • 19/03, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 20/03, Les Foufounes Electriques - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 21/03, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Enslaved
  • 22/03, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Enslaved
  • 23/03, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Enslaved
  • 24/03, The Sinclair - Cambridge, MA, US
    Enslaved
  • 27/03, The Wiltern - Los Angeles, CA, US
    At the Gates
  • 28/03, The Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA, US
    At the Gates
  • 29/03, Roseland Theater - Portland, OR, US
    At the Gates
  • 30/03, Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    At the Gates
  • 31/03, The Showbox - Seattle, WA, US
    At the Gates