Barrage's origin is unknown. He is a member of the Inhuman race and, as such, must have went through the Terrigen Mists. He was eventually recruited for Dark Riders when Apocalypse conquered the Inhuman city where Barrage lived.
Barrage was created by Whilce Portacio, Jim Lee and Chris Claremont and first appeared in X-Factor Volume 1 issue 65 (1991).
Major Story Arcs
Barrage was part of the mission that sended his team towards Earth in order to infect young Nathan Summers with the techno-organic virus. While they succeeded, they where eventually defeated by Nathan Summers' father, Cyclops, and his team of X-Factor.
Barrage was seen again as a member of the Dark Riders when he attacked Nathan Grey, the mutant better known as "X-Man". He was killed when facing the clone of Jean, Madelyne Pryor.
Powers and Abilities
He had the power to transform his arms into organic weapons that could absorb a type of energy and fire it in powerful explosive blasts.