January 15, 2016 — When looking back at 2015, the only thing that seems to matter is the passing of Lemmy Kilmister. Of course losing Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor in November was sad but Lemmy was on another level - one of the pillars of the entire rock ’n roll universe.
January 14, 2014 — Svart Records has set February 28th as the international release date for KUOLEMANLAAKSO’s Tulijoutsen (“The Fire Swan”), the highly acclaimed Finnish death-doomsters’ second album and their most ambitious work to date.
March 16, 2012 — Finland’s BARREN EARTH, featuring members of SWALLOW THE SUN, MOONSORROW, KREATOR, and ex-AMORPHIS, have posted the latest video, “The Rain Begins,” online. http://youtu.be/lmEpoaSXmvM The song comes off the band’s latest album, The Devil’s Resolve, which was released this past week via Peaceville Records.
May 21, 2010 — BARREN EARTH, the Finnish supergroup featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN, and AMORPHIS, have posted their new video for “The Leer” online. Check it out below:
January 16, 2010 — New Finnish prog/death metal band, BARREN EARTH, featuring former members of AMORPHIS, and current members of SWALLOW THE SUN, MOONSORROW, and KREATOR, will be releasing their debut album, Curse of the Red River, on April 6th in the U.
December 28, 2009 — It’s that time where we take a look back on the year as 2009 comes to a close. So we, the APESHIT goons, asked ourselves, what albums moved us, kicked our asses, and reminded us of why we love metal (and music)?
December 16, 2009 — Contrary to what many may or may not think, the release of a new SWALLOW THE SUN can be a significant event. With their fourth album, New Moon, SWALLOW THE SUN have written some of the best death/doom metal heard in recent years.
August 27, 2009 — Peaceville Records is proud to announce the signing of Finnish prog death metallers, BARREN EARTH. With a line-up consisting of former members of prog/folk metal legends AMORPHIS, as well as current members of SWALLOW THE SUN, MOONSORROW and KREATOR, the band has been busy recording their debut album at the renowned Seawolf Studios in Helsinki, with the tracks currently being mixed by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY) who has described it as, “One of the best albums I have ever had the privilege to mix.
May 24, 2007 — Sweden’s KATATONIA will return to headline their first American tour this fall. Kicking of September 4, the tour will make nineteen stops around the country and will feature an all European line-up with Sweden’s SCAR SYMMETRY joining up with Finland’s INSOMNIUM and SWALLOW THE SUN.