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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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Alexi Laiho Answers the Question: How Much Alcohol Can Children of Bodom Drink in One Day?

Children of Bodom
Charles Epting, Loudwire

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.

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Mayhem Fest 2013 Kickoff: Children of Bodom, Emmure, Motionless in White + More [Photos]

Children of Bodom
Charles Epting, Loudwire

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.

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Children of Bodom’s Alexi Laiho Talks ‘Halo of Blood,’ Inspiration for ‘Waste of Skin’ + More

Alexi Laiho
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Shortly before the release of Children of Bodom's newest album, 'Halo of Blood,' frontman Alexi Laiho stopped by the Loudwire studio for an exclusive interview. The monumental shredder went in-depth about the new record, which boasts some of Bodom's strongest songwriting in the last decade.

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Children of Bodom, ‘Halo of Blood’ – Album Review

Children of Bodom
Nuclear Blast

Children of Bodom's music has taken a dramatic shift since the Finnish metal act released 'Something Wild' in 1997. Part-way through those 16 years, Bodom drifted away from their heavily neoclassical sound to focus on big-picture melodic death anthems. Fans took a while to shift along with Bodom, especially during the 'Are You Dead Yet?' / 'Blooddrunk' years, but with Bodom's newest album, 'Halo of Blood,' the band succeeds in throwing every little nuance of their evolution into a single release.

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Children of Bodom Frontman Alexi Laiho Talks ‘Halo of Blood,’ Mayhem Fest + Jeff Hanneman

Children of Bodom
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Children of Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Laiho spoke all about the band’s new disc, ‘Halo of Blood’ and his songwriting process, as well as how he

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