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Children of Bodom vs. Caliban – Death Match

Children of Bodom vs. Caliban
Photo by Jarmo Katila / Photo by Sebastian Runge

Children of Bodom claimed a Death Match victory in our most recent battle, pitting the Finnish metal masters against the Faceless. Bodom's 'Scream for Silence' moves on to its second step on the way to our Death Match Hall of Fame, which is also featured on our official YouTube channel. Children of Bodom and their Hate Crew have built up some momentum, but they've got stiff competition from Germany to face.

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The Faceless vs. Children of Bodom – Death Match

The Faceless vs. Children of Bodom
Sumerian / Nuclear Blast

Just as we thought Behemoth were a shoe-in for a Death Match Hall of Fame induction, the Faceless ended the Polish extreme metal band's run. This marks the first Death Match win for the Faceless' 'Accelerated Evolution,' and with three more victories, the song will be declared immortal both on Loudwire.com and our official YouTube channel. However, one of metal's most prolific modern bands will provide a serious challenge.

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Children of Bodom’s Alexi Laiho Talks 2014 ‘Halo of Blood’ Tour, Marty Friedman + More

Children of Bodom
Charles Epting, Loudwire

Children of Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Laiho spoke about the band's 'Halo of Blood Over North America' tour, his recent work with Marty Friedman and Megadeth's influence on his band and more. If you missed Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Children of Bodom's Alexi Laiho.

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Kid Shreds Multiple Children of Bodom Songs – Best of YouTube

Kid covers Children of Bodom
YouTube: Jyotirveda2

There aren't a lot of kids who are 11 years old and have a stage name, but Thaddie V has the name and the skills. Children of Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho is regarded as one of the best and fastest guitarists in the world, so playing his band's songs at any age is no easy feat.

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Children of Bodom Announce 2014 North American Tour With Týr

Children of Bodom
Nuclear Blast

Heads up! We've got all the info for one of the biggest North American tours scheduled for 2014. Finnish metal heroes Children of Bodom are set to invade North America once again next year, bringing folk metal band Týr along with them, along with more special guests yet to be announced.

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Dave Mustaine vs. Alexi Laiho – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 1

Dave Mustaine vs. Alexi Laiho
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Whoa! Two guitar gods who also happen to front their band are going at it in the first round of our Greatest Metal Frontman tournament! Thrash shredder Dave Mustaine is going to war with the neoclassical new schooler Alexi Laiho.

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Children of Bodom Frontman Alexi Laiho Reportedly Hospitalized After Show Cancellation

Children of Bodom-Alexi Laiho
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Children of Bodom were forced to cancel their Nashville, Tenn. set last night (Aug. 8). News sources are reporting that Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho has been taken to the hospital, which may have caused the Finnish metal band's sudden concert drop-off.

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11-Year-Old Kid Nails Children of Bodom Song on Guitar – Best of YouTube

Children of Bodom Kid
YouTube: bodomcovers09

What were you doing when you were 11 years old? Maybe you had just started taking guitar lessons and played the riff to 'Smoke on the Water' for your family at the last holiday party. You're lucky this kid isn't your cousin because you'd never pick that guitar up again

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Mayhem Fest in Connecticut – Children of Bodom, Emmure, Motionless in White + More [Photos]

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

The 2013 Mayhem Festival made a stop in Hartford, Conn., over the weekend where metal heads came together to celebrate all different sub-genres of heavy music. The Musicians Institute Stage had one of the most eclectic line-ups of the bill.

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Children of Bodom’s Alexi Laiho Reflects on Early Influences, Changing Music Industry + More

Children of Bodom
Charles Epting, Loudwire

Children of Bodom are currently heating up the Mayhem Festival tour. The legendary Finnish metal outfit is fronted by Alexi Laiho, who besides playing in Children of Bodom, is also part of the band Sinergy as well as Kylähullut.

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