Tag Archives: Alexi Laiho

Children of Bodom members reflect on Alexi Laiho’s final days

Posted by on December 15, 2023

  Last night (14th), bassist Henkka Seppälä and keyboardist Janne Wirman of Children of Bodom hosted a listening party for the band’s new live album, A Chapter Called… Children Of Bodom (Final Show In Helsinki Ice Hall 2019), at the Bodom Bar & Sauna in Espoo, Finland. The live album, recorded at the band’s last […]

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Surviving members of Children Of Bodom reveal real reason for band break-up

Posted by on May 11, 2022

  Apparently we didn’t know everything about the 2019 break-up of Finnish metal band Children Of Bodom.  In a new interview with Finnish web publication Helsingin Sanomat, the band’s surviving members detailed what really led to their demise, saying that “the fans have a right to know what happened.”  After drummer Jaska Raatikainen, bassist Henri […]

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New & Noteworthy: April 23rd, 2021 – Paint The Sky With New Music

Posted by on April 24, 2021

  New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features the posthumous release from Alexi Laiho’s Bodom After Midnight, a live Motorhead album, and a couple more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous New & Noteworthy, and […]

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Children of Bodom’s Alexi Laiho’s cause of death revealed; Annihilator’s Jeff Waters responds

Posted by on March 5, 2021

  Children of Bodom/Bodom After Midnight frontman/guitarist Alexi Laiho’s cause of death has been revealed. According to his former Sinergy bandmate Kimberly Gross, whom Laiho never legally divorced, the frontman died of “alcohol-induced degeneration of the liver and pancreas connective tissue.” A cocktail of painkillers, opioids, and insomnia medication was also found in his system […]

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Bodom After Midnight to release ‘Paint The Sky With Blood’ EP in April

Posted by on February 10, 2021

  Bodom After Midnight, the new project formed in 2020 came to a tragic end following the death of Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom). However, the remaining members have decided to push ahead to release what is now known as part of the final works of the late musician with the new EP, Paint The […]

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Alexi Laiho’s widow shares images from funeral service

Posted by on February 4, 2021

  Alexi Laiho’s widow, Kelli Wright-Laiho, has shared a few images from the private funeral service for Alexi, who passed away on December 29th due to ongoing health issues. He was 41-years-old.    Kelli shared the following caption:  “Although Shelby and I were unable to be there physically on the 28th of January, we were […]

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Alexi Laiho tribute video posted by members of Immortal Guardian, Helion Prime, Oceans of Slumber

Posted by on January 7, 2021

  Earlier this week, renown guitarist Alexi Laiho passed away and members of Immortal Guardian, Helion Prime, and Oceans of Slumber shared a tribute video of “Downfall” in his honor. The video consists of Immortal Guardian guitarist Gabriel Guardian, vocalist Carlos Zema and drummer Justin Piedimonte along with friends Mary Zimmer (Helion Prime), Semir Özerkan (Oceans of […]

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Bodom After Midnight’s Daniel Freyberg pays tribute to Alexi Laiho

Posted by on January 5, 2021

  We are gutted from yesterday’s news on Children Of Bodom/Bodom After Midnight frontman Alexi Laiho who passed away last week due to long-term health issues. While the tributes continue to pour on social media, Laiho’s bandmate Daniell Freyberg shared a heartfelt message on his passing via Instagram: “We’ll play together until the grave.”  Your […]

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Metal community react to Alexi Laiho’s death

Posted by on January 4, 2021

  The metal community has taken to social media to react to the tragic loss of former Children of Bodom/ Bodom After Midnight’s Alexi Laiho. The news on Laiho’s passing was revealed earlier this morning (4) as he died in his home in Helsinki, Finland last week after suffering from long-term health issues during his […]

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Children of Bodom/Bodom After Midnight’s Alexi Laiho dead at 41

Posted by on January 4, 2021

  We are deeply saddened to report Children of Bodom/Bodom After Midnight’s Alexi Laiho passed away in his home in Helsinki, Finland last week. He was 41-years-old. While a cause of death has not been revealed, Laiho suffered from long-term health issues during his last years.   Daniel Freyberg, Mitja Toivonen and Waltteri Väyrynen from […]

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