Shocked is an understatement when we woke up to the news that not one, not two, but three original Children of Bodom members have announced their departure from the group. The announcement was made just two days after the release of their animated video for “Hexed,” and roughly eight months after their new album Hexed […]
Children of Bodom have unveiled an animation video just in time for Halloween for the song “Hexed.” The track is the title track of their latest effort, which was released in March via Nuclear Blast. The clip was made by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia and spent fifteen weeks to bring it […]
Living in New York City has its perks including seeing a show nearly every night. However, these advantages do have setbacks with the inevitable scheduling conflicts. On April 19th, 2019, you could say the metal community had a difficult decision to make. On the same evening, there was Hatebreed and Obituary at Playstation Theater, Veil […]
Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So you couldn’t get Metallica tickets, huh? Yeah, me neither. Not because of bots but because I don’t have the time or money to fly my ass across the country to see this […]
Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Man, I remember a mere a few weeks ago I was breezing through this column. Now so many albums have been added. Either that or I’m just slow and haven’t had enough caffeine. […]
New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week brings new music from Children of Bodom, Tyr, Tesla, and more. You can check out the last New & Noteworthy here, and the latest sales numbers in Metal By Numbers. […]
Children Of Bodom is a metal band from Espoo, Finland. No category can contain them; rather, they span many a designation. Members Alexi Laiho (Lead vocals, lead guitar), drummer Jaska Raatikainen, Keyboardist Janne Wirman, bassist Henkka T. Blacksmith, and the newest edition, guitarist Daniel Freyberg are quite happy to keep all possible forms of metal […]
Finlands most extreme metal export began as Inearthed in 1993. It wasn’t until 1997 that the band became known as Children of Bodom, a name derived from Lake Bodom in Finland. Lake Bodom was the sight of some of the most gruesome murders the region has ever seen. Which, by the way, have yet to be […]
Today it is more metal than ever to have your own beer! Having a huge name in metal like Children Of Bodom will help you sell some six packs but it also helps to have a great story!
On the heels of the release of another legendary bands new brew, Children Of Bodom are throwing their collective hats in the ring partnering with Fat Lizard Brewing Co. and creating Lake Bodom Pre-Prohibition Lager, a beer brewed using water from Lake Bodom itself.
The lake resides in the bands hometown of Espoo, Finland and is the scene of a brutal incident in 1960 in which three teenagers were murdered and a fourth badly injured. The case is as yet unsolved and was the inspiration for the bands name. Indeed a great story.
Watch for Lake Bodom Pre-Prohibition Lager as it became available in Finland, on February 1st.
You can also get Children Of Bodom’s new album Hexed on March 8th (pre-order here) and check out their North American tour dates with Swallow the Sun and Wolfheart at this location.
With 2019 just underway, it’s time to start preparing for the year’s most anticipated touring cycles. Here are ten North American treks we’re looking forward to see so far. 10) Children of Bodom (w/ Swallow the Sun, Wolfheart) Finland’s Children of Bodom will be hitting the road this March in support of their tenth studio album, Hexed, […]