Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM will team up with the death metal legends CANNIBAL CORPSE and fellow Finns DIABLO for a full-scale European tour in February/March. So far the following dates have been announced:
Feb. 01 - Stadtgarden - Erfurt, Germany
Feb. 03 - Backstage - München, Germany
Feb. 07 - Syma Hall - Budapest, Hungary
Feb. 08 - Gasometer - Vienna, Austria
Feb. 10 - Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
Feb. 12 - Paradiso - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Feb. 19 - Forum - London, UK
Feb. 26 - Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway
Feb. 27 - Tyrol - Stockholm, Sweden
More shows will be announced soon.
CHILDREN OF BODOM will release a new single, "Smile Pretty For The Devil", in the UK on December 1 to coincide with the first date on the band's run of UK shows with SLIPKNOT and MACHINE HEAD. The third single from BODOM's internationally successful "Blooddrunk" album will be available on three-track CD, with the accompanying video plus POISON cover "Talk Dirty To Me" also featured. This release (strictly limited to 1,000 numbered copies) will come in a poster bag and will ONLY be on sale at two Zavvi stores in London and Manchester where CHILDREN OF BODOM are now confirmed for in-store appearances.
Dec. 01 - Zavvi, 14-16 Oxford Street, London W1D 1AR
Dec. 09 - Zavvi, Arndale Centre, Unit MSU1, New Cannon Street, Manchester M4 3AJ
Also available at the in-stores will be picture-disc versions of CHILDREN OF BODOM's debut outing, "Something Wild", plus blood-red vinyl copies of the "Blooddrunk" album itself, both very limited in quantity; however, anyone wishing to attend the London or Manchester events will need to contact the respective Zavvi store upfront in order to collect a wristband, as numbers for the signings will have to restricted due to the band's early soundcheck times.
CHILDREN OF BODOM's new album, "Blooddrunk", landed at position No. 22 on The Billboard 200 chart after selling over 19,000 copies in its first week of release.