Scarlett of Metal Injection conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM when the band played the House of Blues in Chicago, Illinois on September 27, 2009. Watch the chat below.

"Skeletons In The Closet", the new album from CHILDREN OF BODOM, entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 9.

"Skeletons In The Closet" was released on September 23 through Spinefarm. The follow-up to last year's "Blooddrunk" is a selection of cover versions, some of them existing recordings, others specially laid down for this release.

CHILDREN OF BODOM has been recording covers since the early days of its career, some predictably heavy ("Silent Scream" by SLAYER, for example), others reflecting an altogether broader taste ("Talk Dirty To Me" by POISON).

CHILDREN OF BODOM recently completed a month-long North American headlining tour. The 20-city trek launched on September 18 at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island and wrapped on October 14 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Support on the tour came from THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and SKELETONWITCH.


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