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BARREN EARTH Guitarist Interviewed In Montreal

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with Finnish guitarist Sami Yli-Sirniö (KREATOR, BARREN EARTH) when KREATOR performed at Club Soda in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 7, 2010. You can now watch the 18-minute chat below. BARREN EARTH is the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI. The ...

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DEF LEPPARD Frontman Takes Over Microphone At PLANET ROCK

Joe Elliott, best known for fronting the multi-million-album-selling band DEF LEPPARD, will get behind the mic again but this time at award-winning radio station Planet Rock for a series of exclusive radio shows. "My ReGeneration" is a six-part radio series. Each week Joe will be playing the music that has inspired him over the years, ...

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Never Cross the Dead - HOODED MENACE

The ever-prolific Lasse Pyykko (CLAWS, VACANT COFFIN, ACID WITCH) has brought back HOODED MENACE for a second round of deathly doom in the form of "Never Cross the Dead". The follow-up to "Fulfilling the Curse" (Razorback Records) offers more murky doom crawling and (occasionally) mid-tempo death churn, this time with an infusion of melody not ...

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BARREN EARTH: 'The Leer' Video Released

"The Leer", the new video from BARREN EARTH — the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI — can be viewed at Metal-Hammer.de. The clip was directed by Owe Lingvall of Sweden's Village Road Film and was filmed in a Swedish sanatorium and a Finnish porn ...

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BARREN EARTH Bassist Interviewed On 'Talking Metal'

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview Mark Strigl conducted with Olli-Pekka Laine of BARREN EARTH as well as an interview John Ostronomy and guest host Victor Ruiz did with Anthony Esposito of original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley's solo band on the "Mars Attacks" show. The 90-minute podcast can be downloaded at

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JUROJIN To Release Mini-Album

London, England-based alternative prog-metallers JUROJIN have confirmed the release of their debut mini-album, "The Living Measure Of Time". Produced in Baltimore by Drew Mazurek (LINKIN PARK, HIM, HEAD AUTOMATICA), the CD will be released on on the band's own Majestic Elder Recordings through ADA Global/Warner on June 7. Commented guitarist Nic Rizzi:"This album is a ...

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Would SLASH Star In A Potential Sequal To 'It Might Get Loud'?

The Pulse of Radio reports: Producer Thomas Tull is considering doing a sequel to the 2008 documentary, "It Might Get Loud", and there's already been talk about what artists might get involved. The original flick explored the history of the electric guitar, focusing on the careers and styles of Jimmy Page, Jack White and U2's ...

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BARREN EARTH: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Inside Heavy recently conducted an interview with keyboardist Kasper Mårtenson of BARREN EARTH, the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI. You can now listen to the chat below. BARREN EARTH's full-length debut, "Curse Of The Red River", will be released via Peaceville Records on the following dates: ...

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BARREN EARTH: New Performance Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of BARREN EARTH's February 18, 2010 performance at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below. BARREN EARTH is the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI. The band's full-length debut, "Curse Of The Red River", will be released via Peaceville Records on the following ...

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VALKYRIE Signs With METEOR CITY RECORDS

Virginia-based heavy rock band VALKYRIE has inked a deal with Meteor City Records. The label will reissue the band's self-titled debut album and the follow-up effort, "Man of Two Visions", on July 5 in Europe and on day later in North America. In other news, VALKYRIE will perform at the first annual Fever To Sing ...

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BARREN EARTH: 'Curse Of The Red River' Details Revealed

BARREN EARTH — the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI — will release its full-length debut, "Curse Of The Red River", on the following dates: March 10: Finland March 8: Rest Of Europe April 6: USA The cover artwork was created by Travis Smith (OPETH, KATATONIA, BLOODBATH) ...

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BARREN EARTH Announces Second-Ever Live Performance

BARREN EARTH — the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI — will play its second concert ever on February 18, 2010 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland as the support act for FINNTROLL. BARREN EARTH has set "The Curse Of The Red River" as the title of its ...

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BARREN EARTH: New Album Title, Release Dates Revealed

BARREN EARTH — the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI — has set "The Curse Of The Red River" as the title of its full-length debut. The CD will be released on the following dates: March 10: Finland March 8: Rest Of Europe April 6: USA A ...

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BARREN EARTH: 'Our Twilight' Trailer Available

A trailer for "Our Twilight", the upcoming debut four-song EP from BARREN EARTH — the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI — can be viewed below. "Our Twilight" will be released on November 9 in Europe and November 17 in North America via Peaceville Records. According to ...

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BARREN EARTH Schedules Live Debut

BARREN EARTH, the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI, will make its live debut on November 19 at Dante's Highlight in Helsinki. The band will play its debut four-song EP, "Our Twilight", in its entirety plus most of the material from the upcoming debut album. Before the ...

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BARREN EARTH: 'Our Twilight' Mini-Site Launched

BARREN EARTH, the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI, will release a four-song EP, "Our Twilight", on November 9 in Europe and November 17 in North America via Peaceville Records. According to a press release, the EP "opens with the title track, a fine exploration of brooding ...

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BARREN EARTH To Release 'Our Twilight' EP

BARREN EARTH, the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI, will release a four-song EP, "Our Twilight", in October via Peaceville Records. According to a press release, the EP "opens with the title track, a fine exploration of brooding doom metal and prog sensibilities. Following this is 'Jewel', ...

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BARREN EARTH Signs With PEACEVILLE RECORDS

BARREN EARTH, the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI, has inked a deal with Peaceville Records. The band has been busy recording its debut album at the renowned Seawolf Studios in Helsinki, with the tracks currently being mixed by Dan Swanö (KATATONIA, OPETH, NOVEMBRE). An EP is ...

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BARREN EARTH Recording Debut Album

BARREN EARTH, the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI, has issued the following update: "We started recording the new album on June 26 at Seawolf Studios (Viapori, Helsinki) with engineer Jukka Varmo. Most of the recording is now done, and Kasper [Mårtenson] is currently laying down the ...

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MOONSTONE PROJECT: 'Shooting Star' Video Available

"Shooting Star", the new video from MOONSTONE PROJECT — the ambitious musical creature of Italian guitarist Matt Filippini — can be viewed below. The song comes off the project's new album, "Rebel On The Run", which is available now via Blistering Records. According to a press release, "Rebel On The Run" features the amazing voice ...

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OLD HEAD Recording Full-Length Album

OLD HEAD, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based band featuring MegaDan Tumolo on lead vocals, guitarist Ryan Moll (RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER), producer/bass guitarist Dan O'Hare (Mark-It-Zero Music Studios) and drummer Richard Hoak (BRUTAL TRUTH, TOTAL FUCKING DESTRUCTION, PEACEMAKER), has entered Mark-It-Zero Music Studios with Dan O'Hare in the producer's chair to record a full-length album of all-new original material ...

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