Barren Earth to Appear on Radio Show Tonight + LA Ticket Giveaway

Finnish prog/death metal supergroup, Barren Earth, will phone into radio show tonight, as the band continues to cross North America on its first ever tour of the continent, as part of the “Finnish Metal Tour 2”.  The show will air from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM PST, so be sure to tune in to hear a live interview with Barren Earth vocalist, Mikko Kotamäki, and for a chance to win a pair of tickets to tomorrow’s “Finnish Metal Tour 2” show in Los Angeles.

The band has also been posting frequent tour blogs on the band’s official MySpace page at:, so be sure to check back often for a full recap of the tour thus far.

Barren Earth is touring the wake of its critically acclaimed debut record, Curse of the Red River, which hit stores last year on Peaceville Records.  Fellow countrymen, Finntroll, Ensiferum and Rotten Sound, round out the lineup on the 30-city run.


Barren Earth recently posted a tour video trailer online, featuring keyboardist, Kasper Mårtenson (Ex-Amorphis, Ben Granfelt Band), and guitarist, Sami Ylisirniö  (Kreator, Waltari), as they geared up for their North American excursion.   The video is available on YouTube at:

Finally, in celebration of the “Finnish Metal Tour 2”, a specially priced bundle pack of Barren Earth’s critically acclaimed debut EP, ‘Our Twilight’, and Curse of the Red River can be purchased through the Peaceville Records webstore for just $16 at:

Stay tuned to for more information on Barren Earth and the “Finnish Metal Tour 2”.

“The Finnish Metal Tour 2” featuring Barren Earth…

Feb. 07 – Tempe, AZ – Clubhouse

Feb. 08 – Los Angeles, CA – Key Club

Feb. 09 – Santa Anna, CA – Galaxy Theater

Feb. 10 – San Francisco, CA – DNA Lounge

Feb. 11 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre

Feb. 12 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon

Feb. 14 – Calgary, AB – The Republik

Feb. 15 – Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room

Feb. 16 – Regina, SK – The Exchange

Feb. 17 – Winnipeg, MB – The Osbourne Village Inn

Feb. 18 – St. Paul, MN – Station 4

Feb. 19 – Chicago, IL – Reggie Rock Club

Feb. 20 – Detroit, MI – Blondie’s

Feb. 21 – Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s

Feb. 22 – Toronto, ON – Opera House

Feb. 23 – Quebec City, QC – Imperial de Quebec

Feb. 24 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis

Feb. 25 – Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall

Feb. 26 – New York City, NY – The Gramercy Theatre

Feb. 27 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium

Mar. 01 – Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero

Mar. 02 – West Springfield, VA – Jaxx

Mar. 03 – Charlotte, NC – The Casbah

Mar. 04 – Raleigh, NC – Volume 11

Barren Earth is…

Mikko Kotamäki – Vocals (Swallow The Sun)

Olli-Pekka Laine – Bass (Ex-Amorphis, Mannhai)

Kasper Mårtenson –Keyboards (Ex-Amorphis, Ben Granfelt Band)

Janne Perttilä – Guitar (Rytmihäiriö)

Marko Tarvonen – Drums (Moonsorrow)

Sami Ylisirniö – Guitar (Kreator, Waltari)

For more information on Barren Earth…

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