Children Of Bodom Announce Finnish Tour With Lost Society

Children Of Bodom have announced the dates for their “No Place Like Home” Finnish tour. The special trek will see the band playing different sets each night. Lost Society will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

10/12 Laukaa, FIN – Peurunka
10/13 Lahti, FIN – Finlandia-klubi
10/18 Turku, FIN – Logomo
10/19 Seinajoki, FIN – Rytmikorjaamo
10/20 Tampere, FIN – Tulikamarin Pakkahuone
10/27 Helsinki, FIN – Tavastia
11/02 Hameenlinna, FIN – Aulanko Areena
11/03 Joensuu, FIN – Unholy Winterfest
11/09 Kempele, FIN – Zemppi Areena

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Children Of Bodom Reveal Producer For New Album

Children Of Bodom have confirmed that they have recruited producer/mixer Mikko Karmila for their new album. Recording sessions for the release are expected to start tomorrow (March 28).

Children Of Bodom To Enter The Studio Soon For New Album

It looks like Children Of Bodom are planning to start the recording process for their new album in five days time. Frontman Alexi Laiho confirmed the news in the below clip:

Message from Alexi. #cobhc #cob10

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Children Of Bodom Plan To Start Recording New Album In Late March

Children Of Bodom’s Henkka Seppälä was recently interviewed by Metal Wani and confirmed the band plan to hit the studio in late March to record their new album. He previously said the band have “almost half” the effort written, and during this chat he reiterated that once again.

[via Blabbermouth]

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Children Of Bodom Have “Almost Half” Of New Album Written

Children Of Bodom bassist Henkka Seppälä recently chatted with The Salt Lake Tribune and revealed that the band have “almost half” of their new album written. If all goes according to plan, the effort should be released late next year.

Seppälä said the following:

“We’ve been already writing the whole fall, actually. We have almost half the new album. So we’ll go back and do some more new songs. And then, in the spring, we’re gonna start laying the tracks.”

He also added the following when asked about its musical direction:

“I don’t know. It’s always hard. For me, for some reason, I’m incapable of describing any direction that we go. There’s always something new, and it’s always somehow refreshing to me to do the new songs. I’m very, very excited. Very, very excited.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Children Of Bodom Announce North American 20th Anniversary Tour With Carach Angren, Lost Society, & Uncured

Children Of Bodom have announced a North America leg of their “20 Years Down And Dirty” tour. Carach Angren, Lost Society, and Uncured will serve as support for this run.

Alexi Laiho commented:

“So my friends, after rolling thru Europe doing the 20th year anniversary tour, we were honestly pretty bummed out to find out that we wouldn’t have enough time to bring the tour to America since it was absolutely a blast for both the crowd and the band. But now I’m stoked to announce that as it turns out, we indeed will be able to do this on the other side of the pond so I’m over the top happy about that!!

Remember guys, this will be a once in a lifetime experience seeing us playing all kinds of obscure tracks off the first album, stuff from the 2nd & 3rd albums that we ain’t played in over 15 years and the general rule really is that there will not be a single song newer than the Hate Crew Deathroll tracks so it’s all about old school COB!

So even if Something Wild isn’t your favorite album, I can guarantee that it will be entertaining, nostalgic and flat out funny as hell to be a part of this madness so that’s one party you just cannot miss! I hope to see you there ladies and gents!”

Tour Dates:

10/31 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live!
11/01 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live!
11/03 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre
11/04 San Bernardino, CA – Ozzfest
11/05 San Francisco, CA – UC Theatre
11/07 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
11/08 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
11/10 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Ballroom
11/11 Edmonton, AB – The Ranch Roadhouse
11/13 Salt Lake City, UT – The Grand @ The Complex
11/14 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
11/15 Kansas City, MO – The Truman
11/17 Minneapolis, MN – The Cabooze
11/18 Chicago, IL – The Forge
11/19 Detroit, MI – The Majestic
11/21 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre
11/22 Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero Theatre
11/24 New York, NY – PlayStation Theater
11/25 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
11/26 Rochester, NY – Anthology
11/28 Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
11/29 Ottawa, ON – Bronson Centre
11/30 Quebec City, QC – Imperial
12/01 Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre

Ex-Children of Bodom Guitarist Roope Latvala Says He Felt “Stabbed In The Back” By His Former Bandmates

Former Children Of Bodom guitarist Roope Latvala recently opened up about his exit from the band during a new interview with YLE. During the chat, Latvala said he “really feel(s) stabbed in the back by those guys,” and that he has “been bitter” towards them after getting “fired without an explanation.” He also added that he felt that “Children Of Bodom’s success had gone to” Alexi Laiho’s head and that Laiho started to “look down on” him. After getting fired Latvala suffered from depression and “started to focus on drinking.” He “couldn’t [even] touch [his] guitars,” and he felt “as if it was forbidden for [him] to play guitar.” Despite this, the article goes on to say that Roope has pulled out “a couple of Les Pauls” and is beginning to work on new music.

[via Blabbermouth]