Tag: Children Of Bodom

NEWS: Mercury Circle hold a candle for Oceans Of Slumber?

Finnish Dark Metal Supergroup Mercury Circle, who feature in their ranks former members of Children Of Bodom and Swallow The Sun have shared a music video for one of the most intriguing moments of their new album “Killing Moons“, a collaborative effort with Oceans Of Slumber vocalist Cammie Gilbert titled “Like Matches“. She is by

Review: “Aces Wild” by Sadistic Force

After two well received EPs in “Pain, Sex, and Rapture” and “Blood Moon Sadism” (the later being mastered by Joel Grind of Toxic Holocaust) released in January and February this year, Austin Texas Blackened Thrash trio Sadistic Force have decided to go all out and release a full debut album in “Aces Wild” and end

NEWS: Mercury Circle sit beneath the “Killing Moon”!

Following their critically acclaimed 2020 EP “The Dawn Of Vitriol“, Mercury Circle a group formed of musicians known for their work in  Iconcrash, Swallow the Sun, Hallatar, Hanging Garden, The Chant, To/Die/For, Sleep of Monsters, Rytmihäiriö and Children of Bodom have announced that a highly anticipated debut album will be released on 8th October via

Riff Police! Pull Over! #159: Children Of Bodom Vs Pantera!

When people talk about influence, there can’t be much more influential than Pantera. The phrases “inspired a generation” are often used when people talk about the likes of Nirvana but in the case of bands with the longevity that both bands have, with millions of Worldwide listeners, t-shirt wearers and name drops decades after the

NEWS: Vicky Psarakis pays tribute with “Hate Me”!

Continuing her run of cover songs with a tribute to the much loved and dearly departed Alexi Laiho, The Agonist frontwoman Vicky Psarakis is joined by Quentin Cornet and Nils Courbaron of Siernia and Think Of A New Kind fame for a rendition of “Hate Me” by Finnish Melodic Death Metallers Children of Bodom. The now

Playthrough: Children of Bodom riffs with… Carcosa?!

As the tragic news of the death of Alexi Laiho of Finnish Melodic Death Metallers Children of Bodom is slowly sinking in, Carcosa guitarist Andrew Baena has put together a video whereby he pays tribute to the legend by playing some of his finer riffs, including “Angels Don’t Kill“, “Are You Dead Yet?” and “Triple

Bootleg: Children Of Bodom at Wacken!

Following the tragic news of the death of Alexi Laiho at just 41 earlier today, here’s a pro-shot full set from Finnish Death Metal legends Children Of Bodom at Wacken in 2018 in tribute. The set includes the classics “Riding The Storm“, “Are You Dead Yet” and “I Worship Chaos” and showcase the celebrated virtuosic

Riff Police! Pull Over! #98: Norther Vs Children Of Bodom!

Released 10 days apart, it seems incredibly unlikely that “We Do Not Care” by Norther could have influenced “Not My Funeral” by Children Of Bodom, unless one heard the others pre-production demos. But listening to both tracks it is undeniable that they both feature very similar riff structures with the Children Of Bodom version opening

Review: “A Reptilian Dystopia” EP by Frogg

Frogg started as your typical high school band with founder Sky Moon Clark and co-founder at the time, Ryan Panny blasting off primarily Children of Bodom covers for fun. Frogg was later revitalized by Clark, during his time at Berklee College of Music. Experimenting  with different projects while continuing to funnel different guitar-centric song ideas

Review: “My Last Words” by Threering

Las Vegas Nevada duo Threering have been nothing if not prolific writers of late. Drummer Phillip Howell alongside guitarist and vocalist Adam Doxtater put out their fourth studio album “Dark Tranquility” in October 2018, standalone double A side single “Hell Is For Children” in April 2019 and have now returned with their fifth studio album