Children Of Bodom are hitting the road once again in North America! The Finns will embark on a 21-date North American tour with special guests Abbath, California-based metal act Exmortus, and Canada's progressive metallers Oni. The trek will commence in Quebec on November 23rd and will hit 3 Canadian cities as well as Chicago, San Francisco, New York, and conclude in Brooklyn on December 19th.
Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom have announced the addition of guitarist Daniel Freyberg of Norther fame to the group's ranks. The band says: "Look for him on all upcoming tours!" Children Of Bodom had recruited Antti Wirman last year, the younger brother of the band's keyboardist Janne Wirman, to handle second-guitar duties for their shows.
Megadeth have just announced that they will team up with Suicidal Tendencies, Children Of Bodom and Havok for a North American tour in early 2016. The four-band package which will launch on February 20th in Dallas, Texas and wrap on March 24th in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, will mark Megadeth's first USA run of dates in support of its new album, Dystopia, slated for release on January 22nd. If you like the bill, see the dates below.
Children Of Bodom have announced a new show in Belgium after their previous show in Brussels was cancelled "due to the current unstable situation despite the best efforts of the venue and the organizer." They have confirmed a show in Kortrijk, Belgium for November 29th instead. Children Of Bodom are joined by Sylosis on this European tour which they decided to continue on despite Lamb Of God's cancellation.
You have heard the song "Morrigan" before. Now it is time to see the video for the track! Taken from the album I Worship Chaos, this track was chosen for the Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom's first official video released to promote the album. The clip was produced by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus (Europe, Dimmu Borgir, Arch Enemy and many more) in August 2015. Enjoy!
After sharing a couple of new songs previously, the official lyric video for the song "I Hurt" from Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom has made its way online now and can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's impending ninth studio album, I Worship Chaos, which will be released on October 2nd via Nuclear Blast. According to frontman Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho, the new album is "angry, dark and catchy as fuck." Tell us how you like/hate the song "I Hurt".
New music alert! The official lyric video for "I Worship Chaos", the title track of the ninth studio album from Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom, can now be seen below. The anticipated album will be released on October 2nd via Nuclear Blast. This is already the second song the band shares from the upcoming offering. After you listened to the track "Morrigan" before, what are your thoughts on "I Worship Chaos"? Discover the track here.
Children Of Bodom are releasing a new album soon, I Worship Chaos. So, naturally new tours are being booked to promote the record. Today, the Finnish metallers announced a string of dates for Europe. Children Of Bodom will join forces with groove metallers Lamb Of God, who will present their new record VII: Sturm Und Drang as well and tour Europe this fall. Opening support will come courtesy of British metallers Sylosis. For a few dates in the UK and Ireland, this touring package will team up with mighty Megadeth as well.
The Finns Children Of Bodom have chosen today to showcase some new material. As they prepare to unleash the new opus, I Worship Chaos, they have released online the first track. You can sit back, relax and enjoy "Morrigan" on the video below. And if you want to get the album, you have to wait until October 2nd; that's when Nuclear Blast Records will release it. Not a bad start, what do you think?
Children Of Bodom decided to start their week with a bang! The Finns just revealed the details about their new album. Firstly, it will be called I Worship Chaos and drops worldwide on October 2nd, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records. The artwork was created by Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi which is available below. Feast your eyes on it. You can also check out other details like tracklist and more to get an idea of what the album will bring.
After announcing the departure of long-time guitarist Roope Latvala, Children Of Bodom have now confirmed his replacement for the upcoming shows. It is guitarist Antti Wirman of Warmen who has already made his live debut with the band on Saturday, when Children Of Bodom played a private show in Helsinki. He is also the brother of keyboardist Janne Wirman. The band will continue with Antti Wirman at least until the Kuopiorock festival on August 1st. What happens after that still remains open.
Unexpected news come from the Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom camp, as long-time guitarist of the band, Roope Latvala, decided to leave the band. This comes at a time when the band is working on their new album which is already mixed and mastered at this point.
Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom are currently busy recording ten new tracks for the band's forthcoming 9th album release in their own studio in Helsinki. The band took some time out to report from the recording desk and give fans an update on the sessions. You can watch the update on the video below. The other important announcement is that the yet-untitled album is scheduled for a fall 2015 release via Nuclear Blast.
The Finns do it again, this time with metal stamps! A music-themed stamp sheet is set to be released in September designed by graphic artist Klaus Welp when the Finnish postal service, Posti, issues several new series of stamps. The rock and metal stamps were created to honor six Finnish bands that have achieved international success and they look pretty neat. The bands featured in the stamps are Hanoi Rocks, The Rasmus, HIM, Apocalyptica, Children Of Bodom and Nightwish.