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Children of Bodom

Children Of Bodom is a Finnish band from the city of Espoo, near Helsinki. The name of the band comes from one of the mostfamous Finnish murder cases of all time, the murdering of three teenagers one night at Lake Bodom back in the 60s. Early Children Of Bodom albums are inspired by classical music and death metal ('Red Light In My Eyes - Part I' starts with aline from J.S. Bach’s 'Invention No.13 in A Minor', and 'Red Light In My Eyes - Part II' includes selections from Mozart’s '25thSymphony'), and later albums are more inspired by a commercial thrash and hair metal, losing some of it ...read more

Children Of Bodom is a Finnish band from the city of Espoo, near Helsinki. The name of the band comes from one of the mostfamous Finnish murder cases of all time, the murdering of three teenagers one night at Lake Bodom back in the 60s. Early Children Of Bodom albums are inspired by classical music and death metal ('Red Light In My Eyes - Part I' starts with aline from J.S. Bach’s 'Invention No.13 in A Minor', and 'Red Light In My Eyes - Part II' includes selections from Mozart’s '25thSymphony'), and later albums are more inspired by a commercial thrash and hair metal, losing some of its earlier melodic style. A precise definition for their musical genre is discussed by fans and the specialized press alike, often discounting theinfluences of the band and the composition of songs. The lyrics of their songs are written in the English language and areoften of a simplistic nature, dealing with the subjects of death and personal struggles. As the band grows in experience, sodoes their playing style. They seem to change one way or another with every album that gets released. Even the albumcover art seems to change as the band grows. They are now also hitting the mainstream part of metal, their name and stylebeing more known now. COB continues to inspire many musicians alike and more join the COBHC everyday. The band members include Alexi Laiho (lead guitar and vocals), Janne Warman (keyboard), Roope Latvala (rhythm guitar),Jaska Raatikainen (drums) and Henkka T. Blacksmith (bass guitar). Ex-members are Alexander Kuoppala (rhythm guitar 1995-2003, Jani Pirisjoki - Keyboards (1995-1997), Samuli Miettinen -Bass (1993-1995) and Erna Siikavirta - Keyboards (1998 European Tour) « hide

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2019

3.6
235 Votes
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2015

3.2
303 Votes
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06/11/2013

3.6
563 Votes
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2011

2.6
673 Votes
Blooddrunk
2008

2.5
1,213 Votes
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2005

3.4
1,804 Votes
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2003

3.8
1,732 Votes
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2000

4.1
2,151 Votes
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1999

4.1
1,755 Votes
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1997

3.8
1,246 Votes
EPs
Hellhounds On My Trail
2008

3
15 Votes
Trashed, Lost & Strungout
2005

3.4
222 Votes
Live Albums
Chaos Ridden Years - Stockholm Knockout
2006

3.9
250 Votes
Tokyo Warhearts
1999

4.1
245 Votes
Compilations
Holiday At Lake Bodom (15 Years Of Wasted Youth)
05/22/2012

3.6
25 Votes
Skeletons in the Closet
2009

2.4
139 Votes
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2003

3.4
7 Votes

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