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Children of Bodom

Country of origin:
Finland
Location:
Espoo
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1997
Genre:
Melodic Death/Power Metal
Lyrical themes:
Death, Hate, Lake Bodom, Anger, Antagonism
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1993-1997 (as Inearthed), 1997-present
The group started out in 1993 and released all of their demos as Inearthed. The band faked a split-up and changed their name to Children of Bodom just before the release of "Something Wild" to escape from a record deal with a smaller label (perceived by the band as a "rip-off") in order to sign for Spinefarm Records.

Children of Bodom acquired their name from a legendary murder that ...
Current
Henkka T. Blacksmith Bass (1997-present)
See also: ex-Inearthed, ex-Aivokasvain
Jaska W. Raatikainen Drums (1997-present)
See also: Gashouse Garden, ex-Inearthed, ex-Evemaster, ex-Virtuocity
Janne Warman Keyboards (1997-present)
See also: Kotipelto, Warmen, ex-Masterplan
Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho Vocals, Guitars (lead) (1997-present)
See also: ex-Kylähullut, ex-Sinergy, ex-Inearthed, The Local Band, ex-Impaled Nazarene, ex-Thy Serpent
Roope Latvala Guitars (rhythm) (2003-present)
See also: Stone, ex-Dementia, ex-Latvala Bros, ex-Sinergy, ex-Walhalla, ex-Nomicon, ex-Soulgrind, ex-Waltari, ex-Evince, ex-Shaman (live)
Past
Alexander Kuoppala Guitars (rhythm) (1997-2003)
See also: ex-Inearthed, ex-Timo Rautiainen
Past (Live)
Erna Siikavirta Keyboards (1998)
See also: ex-Deathlike Silence, ex-Lordi, ex-Ancient Ceremony, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Grain, ex-Sinergy
Kimberly Goss Keyboards (1998)
See also: ex-Sinergy, ex-Ancient, ex-Avernus, ex-Therion, ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Henkka T. Blacksmith Bass (1997-present)
See also: ex-Inearthed, ex-Aivokasvain
Jaska W. Raatikainen Drums (1997-present)
See also: Gashouse Garden, ex-Inearthed, ex-Evemaster, ex-Virtuocity
Janne Warman Keyboards (1997-present)
See also: Kotipelto, Warmen, ex-Masterplan
Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho Vocals, Guitars (lead) (1997-present)
See also: ex-Kylähullut, ex-Sinergy, ex-Inearthed, The Local Band, ex-Impaled Nazarene, ex-Thy Serpent
Roope Latvala Guitars (rhythm) (2003-present)
See also: Stone, ex-Dementia, ex-Latvala Bros, ex-Sinergy, ex-Walhalla, ex-Nomicon, ex-Soulgrind, ex-Waltari, ex-Evince, ex-Shaman (live)
Alexander Kuoppala Guitars (rhythm) (1997-2003)
See also: ex-Inearthed, ex-Timo Rautiainen
Past
Erna Siikavirta Keyboards (1998)
See also: ex-Deathlike Silence, ex-Lordi, ex-Ancient Ceremony, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Grain, ex-Sinergy
Kimberly Goss Keyboards (1998)
See also: ex-Sinergy, ex-Ancient, ex-Avernus, ex-Therion, ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: Caliginosity
Added on: 2002-07-10 23:52:45 Last modified on: 2014-10-28 02:29:46
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