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.
Children of Bodom
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
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.
In the metal realm, few bands harness the ability to party like Finnish masters Children of Bodom. Although the group has admittedly taken it down a notch, we asked Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho to describe exactly how much alcohol the band could consume during their peak of partying and to compare it with Children of Bodom's current intoxicating regimen.
The Musicians Institute Stage at the 2013 Mayhem Festival kickoff in San Bernardino, Calif. was as scorching as the 100-plus degree heat all day long. Fans gathered around to catch a mixture of veteran bands and younger metal rockers, including Children of Bodom, Emmure, Born of Osiris, Motionless in White, Attika 7 and Thrown Into Exile.