Tag Archives: Children of Bodom

New & Noteworthy: Leviathan Releases 12/15/2023

Posted by on December 16, 2023

  New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week will see the release of never-before-heard tracks from Stymie and the conclusion of a trilogy from Therion among the new albums being released. Don’t forget to check out our weekly playlist […]

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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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Moon Shot (former Children of Bodom) say “Yes” to new video

Posted by on September 17, 2023

  Finnish rock outfit Moon Shot, featuring former members of Children Of Bodom, Disco Ensemble, and Lapko, are getting close to release their second album. Before revealing details for their upcoming effort through Reaper Entertainment, the group has unveiled a video for their new single, “Yes!.” The clip was shot in Helsinki by Sami Joensuu. […]

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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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Check out Children of Bodom rare live video from 1997 Helsinki show

Posted by on January 10, 2022

  Ykä Järvinen at scratchnbake has shared rare footage of Children Of Bodom in action back in 1997, performing at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland. Children Of Bodom commented on the footage: “In the end of 2014 we did a small tour in Finland called Bodom Xmas Bash. One of the shows was part of the […]

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Personal Retrospective: Albums that turn 10 in 2021

Posted by on October 15, 2021

    While we are still a few months away from the end of 2021, this time of the year is usually for retrospectives. However, instead of (already) looking at the best that this year had to offer in terms of metal music, I will be going a bit further back. Here is a look […]

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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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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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