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NIGHTWISH Pays Tribute To Late CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman ALEXI LAIHO At Oslo Concert (Video)

Finnish/British/Dutch symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH paid tribute to late CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho during their concert Sunday night (November 14) at Oslo Spektrum in Oslo, Norway. While NIGHTWISH performed the song "The Greatest Show On Earth", a photo of Laiho was displayed on the screen above the stage, a nod to the Finnish metal ...

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Late CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman ALEXI LAIHO's Personally Owned Gear Is Now Up For Sale By His Estate

Musamaailma, the Finnish retailer, importer and wholesaler of musical instruments, is currently selling gear personally owned and used by the late CHILDREN OF BODOM and BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT co-founder, guitarist and frontman Alexi Laiho, who passed away in December 2020. Musamaailma is selling these items as an assignment by the Alexi Laiho estate, through an ...

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BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Members On Possible ALEXI LAIHO Tribute Concert: 'We Haven't Thought About It Seriously'

In a new interview with Finland's Kaaos TV, Alexi Laiho's BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmates Daniel Freyberg (guitar) and Mitja Toivonen (bass) were asked if there are any plans to stage a tribute concert to the late guitarist/vocalist once the coronavirus pandemic has subsided. Daniel responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We haven't ...

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ALEXI LAIHO's Bandmate DANIEL FREYBERG On Late CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman's Legacy: 'He Created His Own Sound, His Own Style'

Alexi Laiho's CHILDREN OF BODOM and BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmate Daniel Freyberg has paid tribute to the late guitarist/vocalist, saying he was "a very charismatic frontman" who "created his own sound" and "style." Freyberg, who played with NAILDOWN and NORTHER before joining CHILDREN OF BODOM in 2016, discussed his late bandmate in a new interview ...

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LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Remembers ALEXI LAIHO: He Was 'Incredibly Talented, Humble And Creative'

LAMB OF GOD's Mark Morton has paid tribute former CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho, calling him "incredibly talented," humble and creative. Laiho passed away on December 29, 2020 in his home in Helsinki, Finland. The 41-year-old had reportedly suffered from long-term health issues leading up to his death. Morton, whose band had toured with ...

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Ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM Guitarist DANIEL FREYBERG 'Definitely Didn't See' ALEXI LAIHO's Death Coming

Alexi Laiho's CHILDREN OF BODOM and BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmate Daniel Freyberg says that he "definitely" didn't see his death coming. Laiho passed away on December 29, 2020 in his home in Helsinki, Finland. The 41-year-old had reportedly suffered from long-term health issues leading up to his death. Freyberg, who played with NAILDOWN and NORTHER ...

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ALEXI LAIHO's Wife Shares Photos Of His Private Funeral Service

Alexi Laiho's wife has shared photos of the private funeral service for the former CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman, who passed away on December 29 in his home in Helsinki, Finland. The 41-year-old had suffered from long-term health issues leading up to his death. On Wednesday (February 3), Australian-born Kelli Wright, who has previously worked as ...

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DRAGONFORCE's HERMAN LI Pays Tribute To ALEXI LAIHO: He Was 'A Great Guitar Player' Who 'Was Exciting To Watch On Stage'

DRAGONFORCE's Herman Li has paid tribute to Alexi Laiho, calling the former CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman "a great guitar player" who "was exciting to watch on stage." Earlier today, Li uploaded a 27-minute video to DRAGONFORCE's YouTube channel in which he said about Alexi: "He was awesome. He was really good. I think a lot ...

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Metal Musicians React To ALEXI LAIHO's Death

Marty Friedman (MEGADETH), Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE), Michael Amott (ARCH ENEMY), Jens Johansson (STRATOVARIUS), Mikael Stanne (DARK TRANQUILLITY) and SONATA ARCTICA are amont the heavy metal musicians who have reacted on social media to the passing of former CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho. The Finnish ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM: Pro-Shot Footage Of RESURRECTION FEST Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM performing the song "Downfall" at last year's edition of the Resurrection Fest, which was held on July 17, 2015 in Viveiro, Lugo, Spain, can be seen below. CHILDREN OF BODOM recently announced the addition of guitarist Daniel Freyberg (NAILDOWN, NORTHER) to the group's ranks. CHILDREN ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Recruits Former NORTHER Guitarist DANIEL FREYBERG

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM have announced the addition of guitarist Daniel Freyberg (NAILDOWN, NORTHER) to the group's ranks. The band says: "Look for him on all upcoming tours!" CHILDREN OF BODOM last year recruited Antti Wirman, the younger brother of the band's keyboardist Janne Wirman, to handle second-guitar duties for their recent shows. Antti, ...

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Video Premiere: CHILDREN OF BODOM's 'Morrigan'

"Morrigan", the new video from Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. Patric states: "The last time I worked with CHILDREN OF BODOM, we did ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM: Lyric Video For New Song 'I Hurt'

The official lyric video for the song "I Hurt" from Finnish metallers can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "I Worship Chaos", which will be released on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the CD was created by Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi and can ...

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