Alexi Laiho, best known as the frontman of metal band Children of Bodom, died last week at his home in Helsinki, Finland. According to a press release, he had suffered from long-term health issues during his last years. He was 41 years old. Laiho and drummer Jaska Raatikainen founded Children of Bodom in 1993. Before... Continue Reading →
Bodom After Midnight, featuring former members of Children of Bodom, has signed an official worldwide (excluding Japan) contract with Napalm Records. The band—(Alexi Laiho, vocals/guitar; Daniel Freyberg, guitar; Mitja Toivonen, bass; and Waltteri Väyrynen, drums)—released the following statement: "We are far beyond thrilled to start working with Napalm Records. We feel that they can provide the best... Continue Reading →
Finland's melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom will release their tenth album, "Hexed," on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band is proud to announce their Hexed 2019 North American Tour. The trek will kick off in Quebec City on March 13 and conclude in New York City on April 19th.
Finland's melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom are proud to the announce the release of their tenth album, “Hexed,” on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. See below for album art and tracklisting. COB frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi Laiho comments, “People have said that the album is generally catchier. So I started thinking about that, perhaps the... Continue Reading →
What happens when you put a bunch of bloodthirsty, music-loving goblins together? You get a brand of crushing music otherwise now known as goblin metal. Enter Nekrogoblikon, featuring its goblin hype-man, John. So is this a parody? Nope. Is this a gimmick? Sure. Is this awesome? Yep. Formed more than a decade ago and "practicing... Continue Reading →
Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom Review by Greg Maki-----With four bands from four different countries, Children of Bodom’s “I Worship Chaos” tour was an international affair. Even better, each act brought a very different sound to the stage, making for a pleasantly diverse night of metal in Baltimore. The progressive metal stylings of Oni,... Continue Reading →