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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."

Posted in Barren Earth

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/

Posted in Barren Earth

Live Dates

September 2014

  • 03/09, Amalgame Club - Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland
    Napalm Death
  • 04/09, Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 04/09, Le Secret Place - Montpellier, France
    Napalm Death
  • 05/09, Kulturzentrum Kammgarn - Schaffhausen, Switzerland
    Pentagram
  • 05/09, Unknown venue - Raismes, France
    Anathema
  • 06/09, Salle Varet - Lens, France
    Napalm Death
  • 07/09, The Garage - London, UK
    Pentagram
  • 07/09, Magasin 4 - Brussels, Belgium
    Napalm Death
  • 13/09, Stage Volume 1 - Athens, Greece
    Paradise Lost
  • 18/09, Limelight 2 - Belfast, UK
    Anathema
  • 18/09, Limelight - Belfast, UK
    Anathema
  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Katatonia
  • 19/09, Button Factory - Dublin, Ireland
    Anathema
  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Barren Earth
  • 19/09, Claw DIY Collective - Appleton, WI, US
    Morta Skuld
  • 21/09, O2 ABC 2 - Glasgow, UK
    Anathema
  • 22/09, O2 Academy 2 Newcastle - Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
    Anathema
  • 23/09, Manchester Academy 3 - Manchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/09, The Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 26/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 26/09, KOKO - London, UK
    Anathema
  • 27/09, Thekla - Bristol, UK
    Anathema
  • 27/09, Scene 37 - Horten, Norway
    Shining
  • 27/09, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Napalm Death
  • 28/09, Talking Heads - Southampton, UK
    Anathema
  • 30/09, Kulturfabrik - Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg
    Anathema
  • 30/09, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Napalm Death

October 2014

  • 01/10, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    Anathema
  • 02/10, Substage - Karlsruhe, Germany
    Anathema
  • 02/10, Eskulap - Poznan, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 02/10, Union Scene - Drammen, Norway
    Shining
  • 03/10, Blaest - Trondheim, Norway
    Shining
  • 03/10, Palac Akropolis - Prague, Czech Republic
    Anathema
  • 04/10, Mega Club - Katowice, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 04/10, Musiktheater Piano - Dortmund, Germany
    The Gathering
  • 05/10, Vive Cuervo Salón - Mexico City, Mexico
    Napalm Death
  • 05/10, Klub Eter (pod Kinem Helios) - Wrocław, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 05/10, Konzertfabrik Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland
    Anathema
  • 06/10, Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
    Anathema
  • 08/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 08/10, Sala Apolo - Barcelona, Spain
    Anathema
  • 09/10, Trashpop Venue - Kristiansand, Norway
    Shining
  • 09/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 09/10, Sala Arena - Madrid, Spain
    Anathema
  • 10/10, Klub Stodoła - Warsaw, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 10/10, O2 Academy Bristol - Bristol, UK
    Opeth
  • 10/10, Paradise Garage - Lisbon, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 10/10, Studentersamfunnet Folken - Stavanger, Norway
    Shining
  • 11/10, Roundhouse - London, UK
    Opeth
  • 11/10, Hard Club - Porto, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 11/10, Od Nowa - Torun, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 11/10, Det Akademiske Kvarter - Bergen, Norway
    Shining
  • 12/10, Rock City - Nottingham, UK
    Opeth
  • 12/10, B90 - Gdansk, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 13/10, Metronum - Toulouse, France
    Anathema
  • 14/10, O2 ABC 2 - Glasgow, UK
    Opeth
  • 14/10, Ninkasi Kao - Lyon, France
    Anathema
  • 15/10, La Laiterie - Strasbourg, France
    Anathema
  • 15/10, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Opeth
  • 16/10, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Anathema
  • 16/10, The Institute - Digbeth, UK
    Opeth
  • 16/10, Musikkflekken - Sandvika, Norway
    Shining
  • 16/10, Parkbiografen - Skien, Norway
    Shining
  • 17/10, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 18/10, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Evoken
  • 18/10, Martins Pub - Lillestrøm, Norway
    Shining
  • 18/10, Hsd Gewerkschaftshaus - Erfurt, Germany
    Anathema
  • 19/10, Posthalle - Würzburg, Germany
    Anathema
  • 21/10, Szene Wien - Vienna, Austria
    Anathema
  • 23/10, Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL, US
    Pentagram
  • 23/10, A38 - Budapest, Hungary
    Anathema
  • 24/10, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Pentagram
  • 24/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 24/10, LKA-Longhorn - Stuttgart, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Progresja - Warsaw, Poland
    Anathema
  • 25/10, Pyramid Scheme - Grand Rapids, MI, US
    Pentagram
  • 26/10, Huxley's Neue Welt - Berlin, Germany
    Opeth
  • 26/10, Klub Studio - Krakow, Poland
    Anathema
  • 27/10, House of Blues - Cleveland, OH, US
    Pentagram
  • 27/10, Hala Orbita - Wrocław, Poland
    Anathema
  • 28/10, Mr. Small's Theatre - Millvale, PA, US
    Pentagram
  • 29/10, Grünspan - Hamburg, Germany
    Anathema
  • 29/10, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Pentagram
  • 30/10, Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Pentagram
  • 30/10, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    Opeth
  • 30/10, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    Anathema
  • 31/10, Theaterfabrik - Munich, Germany
    Opeth

November 2014

  • 01/11, Komplex 457 - Zürich, Switzerland
    Opeth
  • 01/11, Sticky Fingers - Gothenburg, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 02/11, The Met - Pawtucket, RI, US
    Pentagram
  • 03/11, Garage - Bergen, Norway
    Anathema
  • 03/11, Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
    Opeth
  • 04/11, Rockefeller - Oslo, Norway
    Anathema
  • 05/11, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Opeth
  • 05/11, Klubben, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 06/11, Ancienne Belgique (AB) - Brussels, Belgium
    Opeth
  • 07/11, Heineken Music Hall - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Opeth
  • 07/11, John Bull Music Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 07/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Große Freiheit 36 - Hamburg, Germany
    Opeth
  • 08/11, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 08/11, Pakkahoune - Tampere, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Südbahnhof - Chemnitz, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 09/11, Store Vega - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Opeth
  • 09/11, Capitol - Hannover, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 10/11, Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 10/11, Pumpehuset - Lille Sal - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anathema
  • 11/11, Post Tenebras Rock - Lusine - Geneva, Switzerland
    Napalm Death
  • 11/11, Pakkahuone - Tampere, Finland
    Opeth
  • 11/11, Bürgerhaus Stollwerck - Cologne, Germany
    Anathema
  • 12/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Opeth
  • 12/11, TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 13/11, Matrix - Bochum, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 14/11, Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway
    Opeth
  • 14/11, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behemoth
  • 15/11, Münchenbryggeriet - Stockholm, Sweden
    Opeth
  • 20/11, Klubi - Tampere, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 21/11, Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 22/11, Klokgebouw - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Napalm Death
  • 22/11, Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 27/11, Trädgårn - Gothenburg, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/11, Arenan, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 29/11, Kulturbolaget - Malmö, Sweden
    At the Gates

December 2014

  • 03/12, Riviera Theatre - Chicago, IL, US
    Opeth
  • 04/12, The Forum - London, UK
    At the Gates
  • 04/12, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Opeth
  • 05/12, Sokol Auditorium - Omaha, NE, US
    Opeth
  • 05/12, Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester, UK
    At the Gates
  • 06/12, Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO, US
    Opeth
  • 06/12, The Garage - Glasgow, UK
    At the Gates
  • 07/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    At the Gates
  • 08/12, The Warfield - San Francisco, CA, US
    Opeth
  • 08/12, Solus, Cardiff University Students' Union - Cardiff, UK
    At the Gates
  • 09/12, The Forum - London, UK
    Behemoth
  • 09/12, Hollywood Palladium - Hollywood, CA, US
    Opeth
  • 10/12, Turock - Essen, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 10/12, Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ, US
    Opeth
  • 10/12, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Behemoth
  • 11/12, Markthalle - Hamburg, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 11/12, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Behemoth
  • 12/12, Eindhoven Metal Meeting - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    At the Gates
  • 12/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    Behemoth
  • 12/12, The Ballroom at Warehouse Live - Houston, TX, US
    Opeth
  • 12/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    Behemoth
  • 13/12, Gas Monkey Live! - Dallas, TX, US
    Opeth
  • 13/12, Conne Island - Leipzig, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 13/12, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Behemoth
  • 14/12, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    At the Gates
  • 15/12, The Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA, US
    Opeth
  • 16/12, KiFF - Aarau, Switzerland
    At the Gates
  • 17/12, The Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Opeth
  • 17/12, Backstage - Munich, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 18/12, Terminal 5 - New York, NY, US
    Opeth
  • 18/12, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    At the Gates
  • 19/12, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Opeth
  • 19/12, Essigfabrik - Cologne, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 20/12, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Opeth
  • 20/12, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 21/12, Kool Haus - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Opeth