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08/01/14

Barren Earth

ANNOUNCES NEW LEAD SINGER

Barren Earth has recruited Faroese native Jón Aldará as the
band's new lead vocalist. The band has been busy fine-tuning and
demoing songs for it's third full-length album which it plans to start
recording during spring 2014.
 
"As a fan of Barren Earth from the very beginning, I had no doubts
about showing my interest in the singer position. And now that things
have started rolling and I've had some time to look at the new
material, I'm extremely excited to be part of the band's future. Now
let's rock!" says Jón Aldárá.
 
"Jón is a friend with a strong voice that simply is no less than a
perfect fit for our material - old and new. I was grinning like crazy
as we ran through a handful of new songs at our first rehearsal with
him after sending demos back and forth over email the past couple of
months, everything was just sounding so good. There's just no way to
put this without sounding cliched as hell but his contribution to the
new material has indeed already taken the sound of the band to a new
level. Can't wait to hit the stage and the studio!" comments Janne
Perttilä.
 
Barren Earth is:
 
Jón Aldará - lead vocals
Sami Yli-Sirniö - guitars
Janne Perttilä - guitars
Olli-Pekka Laine - bass
Kasper Mårtenson - keyboards
Marko Tarvonen - drums

Posted in Barren Earth

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

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."

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02/03/12

Barren Earth

'The Rains Begin' video clip now online

'The Rains Begin', the debut video from Barren Earth's new masterwork, 'The Devil's Resolve', is now complete. The video was directed by Ville Rissanen at Obscure Entertainment, who has also previously worked with fellow countrymen, Insomnium.
www.peaceville.com/barrenearth/thedevilsresolve/

Posted in Barren Earth

28/02/12

Barren Earth

Olli-Pekka Laine video interview clip

Barren Earth's Olli-Pekka Laine talks about the recording of & inspirations behind The Devil's Resolve (March 12th) http://www.peaceville.com/barrenearth/thedevilsresolve/

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Live Dates

April 2014

  • 20/04, Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Shining
  • 22/04, Club Soda - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 23/04, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 23/04, DNA Lounge - San Francisco, CA, US
    Shining
  • 24/04, Echoplex - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Shining
  • 24/04, Agora Theatre & Ballroom - Cleveland, OH, US
    Behemoth
  • 25/04, Kingston Downs - Rome, GA, US
    Mayhem
  • 25/04, The Glass House - Pomona, CA, US
    Shining
  • 25/04, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    Behemoth
  • 26/04, Skyway Theater - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Behemoth
  • 26/04, The River Club Music Hall - Scituate, MA, US
    The Gathering
  • 26/04, The Backstage at Championship Bar - Trenton, NJ, US
    The Provenance
  • 27/04, Garrick Centre - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 27/04, Circo Volador - Mexico City, Mexico
    Shining
  • 29/04, Mac Hall - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 30/04, Union Hall - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 30/04, Cycle Club - Florence, Italy
    Taake

May 2014

  • 01/05, ByScenen - Haugesund, Norway
    Katatonia
  • 02/05, Motion - Bristol, UK
    Gehenna
  • 02/05, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 02/05, Motion - Bristol, UK
    Doom
  • 02/05, Avalon - Hollywood, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 02/05, Vox Warehouse - Leeds, UK
    Napalm Death
  • 03/05, Unknown venue - Bristol, UK
    Doom
  • 03/05, Studio Seven - Seattle, WA, US
    Behemoth
  • 05/05, El Plaza Condesa - Mexico City, Mexico
    Behemoth
  • 08/05, Le Ferrailleur - Nantes, France
    Taake
  • 08/05, Biebob - Vosselaar, Belgium
    Katatonia
  • 09/05, Divan du Monde - Paris, France
    Taake
  • 09/05, P60 - Amstelveen, Netherlands
    Katatonia
  • 09/05, Le Tetris - Le Havre, France
    Napalm Death
  • 10/05, The Garage - London, UK
    Taake
  • 10/05, Unknown venue - Kuurne, Belgium
    Aura Noir
  • 10/05, Christuskirche - Bochum, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 10/05, Clubzal - St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 11/05, Les 4 Ecluses - Dunkirk, France
    Napalm Death
  • 11/05, Sound Control - Manchester, UK
    Taake
  • 11/05, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 11/05, Freiheiz - Munich, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 11/05, Dance Hall Magnit - Murmansk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 11/05, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 12/05, Passionskirche Kreuzberg - Berlin, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 13/05, Underground - Vladivostok, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 13/05, Schüür - Luzern, Switzerland
    Katatonia
  • 13/05, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Taake
  • 14/05, Velinaco - Khabarovsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 14/05, Les Docks - Lausanne, Switzerland
    Katatonia
  • 15/05, Divan du Monde - Paris, France
    Katatonia
  • 16/05, Megapolis - Irkutsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 16/05, Union Chapel - London, UK
    Katatonia
  • 16/05, Union Chapel - London, UK
    Katatonia
  • 16/05, Knockdown Center - Queens, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 16/05, Knockdown Center - Queens, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 16/05, Helvete Metal Club - Oberhausen, Germany
    Taake
  • 17/05, Havana - Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 17/05, Brudenell Social Club - Leeds, UK
    Katatonia
  • 18/05, Effenaar Grote Zaal - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Mayhem
  • 18/05, Fakel - Tomsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 19/05, Otdych - Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 21/05, Electric Ballroom - London, UK
    Mayhem
  • 22/05, Unknown venue - Baltimore, MD, US
    Taake
  • 23/05, Zvezda - Samara, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 23/05, Unknown venue - Örebro, Sweden
    Pentagram
  • 23/05, Unknown venue - Örebro, Sweden
    Pentagram
  • 24/05, Küçükçiftlik Park - Istanbul, Turkey
    Pentagram
  • 24/05, Chinese Laundry - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 25/05, Glavclub - Moscow, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 26/05, Strike Arena - Krasnodar, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 28/05, Yunost - Kiev, Ukraine
    Behemoth
  • 29/05, T.T. the Bear's Place - Cambridge, MA, US
    Unholy
  • 31/05, Goffert Park - Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Behemoth
  • 31/05, Islington Assembly Hall - London, UK
    Anathema
  • 31/05, Out&loud Festival - Geiselwind, Germany
    Behemoth

June 2014

  • 06/06, Café Central - Weinheim, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 06/06, Zeppelinfeld - Nuremberg, Germany
    Opeth
  • 09/06, PPC - Graz, Austria
    Napalm Death
  • 11/06, Unknown venue - Copenhagen, Denmark
    My Dying Bride
  • 12/06, The Assembly - Leamington Spa, UK
    Anathema
  • 13/06, Race Course - Donnington, UK
    Anathema
  • 14/06, Avenue of the Saints - Indianola, IA, US
    Mayhem
  • 15/06, Gloucester Cathedral - Gloucester, UK
    Anathema
  • 20/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Shining
  • 20/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Gehenna
  • 20/06, Unknown venue - Clisson, France
    Paradise Lost
  • 20/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Behemoth
  • 20/06, Val De Moine - Clisson, France
    Opeth
  • 20/06, Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Behemoth
  • 20/06, Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Enslaved
  • 20/06, Unknown venue - Clisson, France
    Opeth
  • 21/06, Unknown venue - Montebello, QC, Canada
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 22/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Opeth
  • 23/06, Plateia Nerou - Athens, Greece
    Behemoth
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Candlemass
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Enslaved
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Paradise Lost
  • 27/06, Festivalpark Stenehei - Dessel, Belgium
    Enslaved
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Opeth
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Napalm Death
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Paradise Lost

July 2014

  • 01/07, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Evoken
  • 04/07, With Full Force Festival - Roitzschjora, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 10/07, Ungdommens Hus - Fredericia, Denmark
    Aura Noir
  • 10/07, Unknown venue - Vizovice, Czech Republic
    Behemoth
  • 11/07, Unknown venue - Erfurt, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 12/07, Poble Espanyol - Barcelona, Spain
    Opeth
  • 12/07, Poble Espanyol - Barcelona, Spain
    Anathema
  • 15/07, VEGA - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pentagram
  • 17/07, Slottsfjell - Tønsberg, Norway
    Opeth
  • 17/07, Unknown venue - Nordfjordeid, Norway
    Opeth
  • 17/07, Unknown venue - Tønsberg, Norway
    Opeth
  • 17/07, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Pentagram
  • 18/07, Unknown venue - Jarocin, Poland
    Anathema
  • 20/07, Unknown venue - Tolmin, Slovenia
    Opeth
  • 20/07, De Boerderij - Zoetermeer, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 31/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 31/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Behemoth