So what I do is I just really try not to think of anything like what we should sound like or plan what the new sound would be like or just think about stuff like what the fans expect or what they want to hear or are they going to like this or that, I don’t think about any of that stuff, I just go and do it and hope for the best. Laiho: I can come up with an idea while I’m driving a car or doing laundry or whatever, so I get inspired all the time by so many different things.
Then sometimes if I don’t have anything, you just sit down with a guitar and start playing and see what happens, sometimes I just play for hours and hours without getting anything out of it, really, as far as music goes.
I will not go into details on why or what happened but I need you, my friends to know that this had nothing to do with me or COB. ”, more like, “It’s-not-my-fault-you’re-a-virgin-and-can’t-get-a-Date-Crew”!! Last year, he famously called out Avenged Sevenfold for their new album sounding like it ripped off a lot of classic metal material.
[..] i guess this is me apologizing on everyone's behalf that we let you down. You have to wonder if this does more harm than good for Flynn.
Finland’s beloved scythesmen, Childen Of Bodom will embark on a lengthy Finnish tour this coming October/November.
Fittingly titled ”No Place Like Home” tour will be a special one: the band will play a different set each night, giving the fans a chance to witness rarely heard gems from the deep COB back catalogue in a live setting.
He is a very talented musician who has been named by Guitar World magazine in the 96th position of the 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time.
” Tickets will be on sale on Friday May 25th at 9am Finnish time.Henkka comments in Finnish: ”Kunnon viikonloppurundi Suomessa!Viimeks kun sellanen tehtiin ni ”bussista” (lue kämänen paku) jäi liukuovi käteen ja roudarin pää jääty ikkunaan (bussin sisällä) kun uuvahti talvisena yönä ajomatkalla jonnekin.We spoke with Laiho about some of the stylistic diversions on the album, treading the line between delivering what people want and what he’s interested in writing, and why he likes to swear so much onstage.Snt Mag: When you decide it’s time to make a new record, is that more exciting or stressful?With a height of 5 feet and 8 inches tall, he is known for his gothic makeups, long hair and dresses to appear evil on his music videos as well as concerts and tours.A lean and fair man, he also has got many tattoos on his arms, neck and fingers too., Finland’s Children of Bodom has been a staple of the international metal scene, thanks to the high-speed shredding of frontman Alexi Laiho, the precise interplay between the guitars and prominently-featured keyboards, and their relentless touring schedule.Their latest, , is the band’s first album recorded as a four-piece, and the stripped-down lineup resulted in what editor Thom Jurek hailed for its “very sharp teeth, a nasty disposition, and a hell black sense of humor” in his four-star review.Alexi Laiho: It’s both nerve-racking and exciting, for sure, that’s definitely the hardest and the most difficult part in the whole playing in a band bit.It’s the hardest thing, writing a new album is the hardest thing in life, basically.