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Release date: 1997
Style: Extreme power metal


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01. Deadnight Warrior
02. In The Shadows
03. Red Light In My Eyes, Pt. 1
04. Red Light In My Eyes, Pt 2
05. Lake Bodom
06. The Nail
07. Touch Like Angel Of Death
08. Children Of Bodom [Original Single Version] [2008 Re-Release bonus]
09. Mass Hypnosis [Sepultura cover] [2008 Re-Release bonus]

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1997 was the year that a band redefined and I must dare to say, invented a whole new genre of Metal, Children Of Bodom was the band, and "Something Wild" took the Metal community by storm, the music was so undecipherable, so innovative so… strange.
Children Of Bodom took Melodic Death Metal, Power Metal, classical music and created a strange brew that critics everywhere tried to define, call it Extreme Metal, Power/Death Metal even Bodom Metal! Call it everything you want, but nobody can deny that these guys created something completely new here.

published 26.02.2004 | Comments (35)

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Întunecatul Children Of Bodom Albums - Best To Worst  | #3
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in the mist My Top 100 Metal Albums EVER  | #100
Întunecatul My Top 50 Of All Time  | #45
Giok99 TOP 1997  | #3
Timo1990 Top 10 Metal Albums of the 20th Century  | #4
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Cuca Beludo - 02.02.2012 at 03:33  
  Great album. This sounds better than the new material, I think the best CoB album..!
musicalkaratekid - 24.02.2012 at 15:24  
Rating: 8 The first two COB albums are really underrated. This isn't perfect, but as a start its pretty damn good.
Korah - 01.03.2012 at 21:00  
  Great first album!
AngelofDeth - 04.03.2012 at 10:21  
Rating: 9 More raw and darker than the later albums, fucking good shit!
Zaph - 06.03.2012 at 17:13  
Rating: 8 The Nail's solo section is beautiful
mikeprado30 - 19.03.2014 at 06:42  
Rating: 9 This one is very great, darker than the next ones.
metalfan1999 - 01.05.2015 at 23:26  
Rating: 10 This one has a lot of black metal influences as well
Bad English - 26.07.2015 at 22:23  
Rating: 5
Written by metalfan1999 on 01.05.2015 at 23:26

This one has a lot of black metal influences as well

this band influentially well they make Briteny cover ... so
masterofdisguise - 23.10.2015 at 21:55  
Rating: 9 This one is easily in personal cob top 3. Unfortunately they'll never be as dark as they were here anymore, with those creepy keyboards and neoclassical melodies. Well, it just blows away anything after HCDR.

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