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Children of Bodom

Children of Bodom
Formed: 1993 in Espoo, Finland
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Kimberly Goss, Alexi Laiho, Roope Latvala, Janne Warman, Henkka T Blacksmith, Alexander Kuoppala, Jaska Raatikainen, Janne Wirman, Sami ...See All
Biography: Combining elements of melodic death metal, power metal, neo-classical, and thrash, Children of Bodom have been one of the world's most expansive and hard to define bands since their formation in 1993. Founded by lifelong friends Alexi Laiho (guitar/vocals) and Jaska Raatikainen (drums), the band originally ...Read full biography
Hate Crew Deathroll
Released: 2003
Label: Universal Distribution
Critics' Rating:
Four albums in and still whacked on speed, Finnish five-piece Children of Bodom continue with its highly entertaining, giddy, pogo-stick metal on Hate Crew Deathroll. Attitude-wise, CoB has become the ...Read full review
Something Wild
Released: 1998
Label: Spinefarm Records
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Children of Bodom came out of the heavy metal starting blocks in fine form. The group's debut, Something Wild, attracted much attention, as many listeners and critics marveled at the bandmembers' technical ...Read full review