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Children of Bodom

Country of origin:
Finland
Location:
Espoo (early); Helsinki (later), Uusimaa
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1997
Genre:
Melodic Death/Power Metal
Lyrical themes:
Death, Hate, Lake Bodom, Anger, Antagonism
Last label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1993-1997 (as Inearthed), 1997-2019
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 to Spinefarm Records.

After the release of Something Wild, Alexi Laiho attempted to commit suicide by ...
Last known
Henkka Blacksmith Bass, Vocals (backing) (1997-2019)
See also: ex-Inearthed, Moon Shot, ex-Aivokasvain
Jaska Raatikainen Drums, Vocals (backing) (1997-2019)
See also: ex-Gashouse Garden, ex-Tuska20, ex-Inearthed, Mercury Circle, ex-Sinergy, ex-Virtuocity
Janne Wirman Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (1997-2019)
See also: Kotipelto, Warmen, ex-Tuska20, ex-Inearthed
Alexi Laiho Vocals (lead), Guitars (lead) (1997-2019)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Bodom After Midnight, ex-Kylähullut, ex-Sinergy, ex-Tuska20, ex-Inearthed, ex-Impaled Nazarene, ex-Thy Serpent, ex-Dark Tranquillity (live), ex-Hypocrisy (live), ex-T.O.L.K, ex-The Local Band
Daniel Freyberg Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (2016-2019)
See also: Naildown, ex-Bodom After Midnight, ex-Norther, ex-Source of Demise, ex-Tuska20, ex-Acid Universe
Past
Alexander Kuoppala Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (1997-2003)
See also: ex-Valonkantajat, ex-Inearthed, Thyrargo, ex-Timo Rautiainen
Roope Latvala Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (2004-2015)
See also: Stone, Walhalla, ex-Dementia, ex-Latvala Bros, ex-Nomicon, ex-Sinergy, ex-Tuska20, ex-Waltari, ex-Evince, ex-Shaman (live)
Past (Live)
Erna Siikavirta Keyboards (1998)
See also: ex-Lordi, ex-Deathlike Silence, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Grain, ex-Sinergy
Kimberly Goss Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (1998)
See also: ex-Sinergy, ex-Ancient, ex-Avernus, ex-Dimmu Borgir (live), ex-Therion (live)
Roope Latvala Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (2003-2004)
See also: Stone, Walhalla, ex-Dementia, ex-Latvala Bros, ex-Nomicon, ex-Sinergy, ex-Tuska20, ex-Waltari, ex-Evince, ex-Shaman (live)
Antti Warman Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (2015-2016)
See also: Exlibris, Survivors Zero (live), Warmen, ex-Battagia, ex-Craydawn, ex-Wisard, King Company, ex-The Scourger
Henkka Blacksmith Bass, Vocals (backing) (1997-2019)
See also: ex-Inearthed, Moon Shot, ex-Aivokasvain
Jaska Raatikainen Drums, Vocals (backing) (1997-2019)
See also: ex-Gashouse Garden, ex-Tuska20, ex-Inearthed, Mercury Circle, ex-Sinergy, ex-Virtuocity
Janne Wirman Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (1997-2019)
See also: Kotipelto, Warmen, ex-Tuska20, ex-Inearthed
Alexi Laiho Vocals (lead), Guitars (lead) (1997-2019)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Bodom After Midnight, ex-Kylähullut, ex-Sinergy, ex-Tuska20, ex-Inearthed, ex-Impaled Nazarene, ex-Thy Serpent, ex-Dark Tranquillity (live), ex-Hypocrisy (live), ex-T.O.L.K, ex-The Local Band
Daniel Freyberg Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (2016-2019)
See also: Naildown, ex-Bodom After Midnight, ex-Norther, ex-Source of Demise, ex-Tuska20, ex-Acid Universe
Alexander Kuoppala Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (1997-2003)
See also: ex-Valonkantajat, ex-Inearthed, Thyrargo, ex-Timo Rautiainen
Roope Latvala Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (2004-2015)
See also: Stone, Walhalla, ex-Dementia, ex-Latvala Bros, ex-Nomicon, ex-Sinergy, ex-Tuska20, ex-Waltari, ex-Evince, ex-Shaman (live)
Past
Erna Siikavirta Keyboards (1998)
See also: ex-Lordi, ex-Deathlike Silence, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Grain, ex-Sinergy
Kimberly Goss Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (1998)
See also: ex-Sinergy, ex-Ancient, ex-Avernus, ex-Dimmu Borgir (live), ex-Therion (live)
Roope Latvala Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (2003-2004)
See also: Stone, Walhalla, ex-Dementia, ex-Latvala Bros, ex-Nomicon, ex-Sinergy, ex-Tuska20, ex-Waltari, ex-Evince, ex-Shaman (live)
Antti Warman Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (2015-2016)
See also: Exlibris, Survivors Zero (live), Warmen, ex-Battagia, ex-Craydawn, ex-Wisard, King Company, ex-The Scourger
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2002-07-10 23:52:45 Last modified on: 2021-06-20 12:42:56