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Tag Archives: Children of Bodom

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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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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Bodom After Midnight (Ex- Children of Bodom) share studio update

Posted by on November 10, 2020

  Bodom After Midnight, the new band formed by ex-Children of Bodom guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho have entered Finnvox studios in Helsinki to work on their debut album. The group has announced they finished recording drums.   Read the band’s update below:    

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Ex-Children of Bodom drummer Jaska Raatikainen joins Mercury Circle

Posted by on August 20, 2020

  Former Children of Bodom drummer Jaska Raatikainen has joined Mercury Circle, the new band of Jaani Peuhu of Swallow The Sun. The drummer expressed his excitement for this opportunity: “After hearing the demo tracks from the upcoming debut album, I thought it would be stupid not to join this band. The music was something […]

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