The Finnish death, prog. and folk metal masters, Barren Earth, have issued a statement regarding the departure of their vocalist Mikko Kotamäki from the band’s ranks. Mikko has been in the band since its inception and has performed on all of their releases: Our Twilight, Curse of the Red River and The Devil’s Resolve. The band issued the following statement:
Dear friends. We regret to announce the departure of Mikko Kotamäki from Barren Earth.
Due to conflicting schedules, Mikko cannot contribute to Barren Earth’s activities any longer. The decision was made by mutual agreement with absolutely no drama involved.
We will keep working on new material, and will launch search for a new vocalist shortly.
Barren Earth wants to thank Mikko for his crucial input for Barren Earth’s works and wishes him all the best in the future.
Barren Earth online:
- Barren Earth announce departure of Vocalist (wyrdwaysnews.wordpress.com)
- BARREN EARTH Announce Departure Of Vocalist Mikko Kotamäki (bravewords.com)