Not many albums can serve as revelation and entertainment, teacher and confidante, mystical portal and emotional rescue, yet Lunar Nocturnes and Esoteric Incantations manages all this and more. Massachusetts dwelling synthesizer magic-user Jenn Taiga charts course for one of the most highly memorable musical destinations of 2021, and by that I mean the album is a world unto itself. Light and dark, welcoming and inhospitable...sometimes in the same song. A deep meditation and major statement. Fave track: "Braziers are Burning" Tridroid has the cassette version HERE.
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Sorry we’re a week late on this one (we were busy celebrating St. Patty’s week. Yes. Week). Sorry we’re late, as it was another gloriously decadent week in metal. Anyway, here’s are top ten: Adrenaline Mob, Barren Eearth, Cannibal Corpse, Depths of Hatred, Formloff, Lord Mantis, Sigh, Soulfly, Spawn of Possession, Thunderkraft.Add to My Radar
Literally one day after we reported on Barren Earth streaming three new songs, Finnish progressive metal group Barren Earth are streaming the fourth song form their upcoming release The Devil’s Resolve. You can click here to find the first three songs, and right here for the fourth.
The Devil’s Resolve will be out March 13, 2012 via Peaceville Records.Add to My Radar
Finnish progressive death metal group Barren Earth has released a music video for the song “The Rain Begins” off their upcoming album The Devils Resolve due out March 12 via Peaceville Records. The video was directed at Obscure Entertainment by Ville Rissanen.
You can watch the video here.
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It’s official, Finnish Progressive Death Metal pioneers Barren Earth will be releasing their sophomore album The Devil’s Resolve on March 13th via Peaceville Records. The second time around the band dives even deeper into their 70’s prog influences, while still maintaining the heaviness and brutality one comes to expect with Barren Earth. Recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki with engineer/co-producer Jukka Varmo, and Dan Swanö (Katatonia/Opeth) at the mixing helm.
The album, available on CD & Vinyl, will feature artwork by US-based artist Paul Romano (Mastodon).Add to My Radar
Finland’s progressive death/doom maestros Barren Earth have entered Helsinki’s Sonic Pump Studios to record the follow-up to last year’s highly acclaimed debut album, “Curse of the Red River.” The band has written 12 new songs, and is currently laying them down with engineer/co-producer Jukka Varmo. Dan Swanö (Katatonia/Opeth) will once again be at the mixing helm.Add to My Radar