Tag Archives: Children of Bodom

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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:    

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Ex-Children Of Bodom frontman’s biography being released in English

Posted by on April 22, 2020

  Chaos, Control & Guitar, the biography of ex-Children Of Bodom/current Bodom After Midnight frontman Alexi Laiho, is being released in English for “international readers and fans.” The new copies ship on April 24. “When a punk rocker’s attitude to life is combined with dazzling technical know-how on the electric guitar, a larger-than-life story begins […]

Read more

Alexi Laiho forms new band, Bodom After Midnight

Posted by on March 16, 2020

Children of Bodom’s Alexi Laiho has started a new band called Bodom After Midnight. Joining him in the band is Daniel Freyberg, who was in Children of Bodom since 2016, bassit Mitja Toivonen and Paradise Lost drummer Waltteri Väyrynen. This new chapter for Laiho and Freyberg started back in November when all three original members, drummer Jaska Raatikainen, […]

Read more

Former Children of Bodom bassist joins Moon Shot

Posted by on January 22, 2020

  Former Children of Bodom bassist Henri “Henkka” T. Blacksmith” Seppälä has joined the band Moon Shot. The brand new Finnish project featuring frontman Ville Malja (Lapko), guitarist Jussi Yiloski and drummer Mikko Hakila (Disco Ensemble). The group announced they are “on a roll again, together for the first time.” Seppälä performed his last show […]

Read more