There have been quite some changes in Barren Earth lately either within the band line up or affecting the band dynamics. When there was never a doubt that Kreator would limit Sami’s [Yli-Sirniö, guitar] availability for Barren Earth the question arose how Oppu’s [Olli-Pekka Laine, bass] return to Amorphis would affect the band. And then […]

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Heavy Muumi Rock or mostly knows as HM Rock has become one of the most popular faces at the legendary Finnish midsummer metal festival: Nummirock. We followed the little one on his journey their and enjoyed his adventures on festival. But then who is Muumi and who is HM Rock? Osbscuro asked our foreign editor […]

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Jón Aldará is the unique voice of the progressive Death Metal band, Barren Earth who will release their fourth studio album “A Complex of Cages” by the end of this month. The new album differs strongly from earlier releases as we all could already learn from the three singles released by now: “Further Down” is […]

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The new album – “A COMPLEX OF CAGES” – is announced to be released on March 30th, 2018. Back in summer already Olli-Pekka Laine (bass, main composer) told me, “Yeah, definitely. It’s darker.” While the first single “FURTHER DOWN” is pretty much that from the first moment on, listening to second, just released single, “THE […]

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Today, I am to deal with a couple of the headliners. And speaking of them means pushing others into background although they deserve more than only being mentioned or perhaps not even that. But I will come up with some galleries of single Tuska gigs and then tell a bit more about them. Soilwork did […]

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