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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

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, Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL, US
    Mayhem
  • 16/01, Estragon - Bologna, Italy
    At the Gates
  • 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, Live Club - Trezzo sull'Adda, Italy
    At the Gates
  • 18/01, Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS, US
    Mayhem
  • 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, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Mayhem
  • 27/01, Grand Central - Miami, FL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 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, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 29/01, House of Blues - Houston, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 30/01, Ziggy's - Winston-Salem, NC, US
    Napalm Death
  • 30/01, DNA Lounge - San Francisco, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 31/01, House of Blues - Dallas, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 31/01, Fonda Theatre - Hollywood, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 31/01, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Napalm Death
  • 31/01, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    At the Gates

February 2015

  • 02/02, Sala - Mexico City, Mexico
    Anathema
  • 02/02, Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM, US
    Behemoth
  • 02/02, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 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, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 07/02, Teatro Vorterix - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Anathema
  • 08/02, Clash Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Anathema
  • 08/02, The Fillmore San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 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, Amsterdam Bar and Hall - St. Paul, MN, US
    Napalm Death
  • 11/02, Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 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 Ballroom, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, Théâtre Lino Ventura - Nice, France
    Opeth
  • 14/02, Republik - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 14/02, MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 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, Oakland Metro - Oakland, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 20/02, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    Behemoth
  • 21/02, Strummer's - Fresno, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 21/02, Egyptian Room, Old National Centre - Indianapolis, IN, US
    Behemoth
  • 22/02, House of Blues - Cleveland, OH, US
    Behemoth
  • 22/02, House of Blues Sunset Strip - West Hollywood, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 23/02, Club Red - East Theater - Mesa, AZ, US
    Napalm Death
  • 23/02, St. Andrew's Hall - Detroit, MI, US
    Behemoth
  • 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, Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS, US
    Napalm Death
  • 26/02, Pokalen - Oslo, Norway
    At the Gates
  • 27/02, Gas Monkey Live! - Dallas, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/02, Nöjesfabriken - Karlstad, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 27/02, House of Blues - Boston, MA, US
    Behemoth
  • 28/02, Fitzgerald's - Houston, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 28/02, Webster Hall - New York, NY, US
    Behemoth
  • 28/02, Olympic Park - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mayhem

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, Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 05/03, 1 Exeter Cathedral - Exeter, UK
    Anathema
  • 05/03, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/03, El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 06/03, Jannus Live - St Petersburg, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/03, Winchester Cathedral - Winchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 07/03, Liverpool Cathedral - Liverpool, UK
    Anathema
  • 07/03, Revolution Live - Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 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, Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    Enslaved
  • 13/03, Music Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
    Vital Remains
  • 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