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Review: Children of Bodom - Halo of Blood

Review: Children of Bodom – Halo of Blood

Slick and glitzy as ever, Children of Bodom’s eighth and latest album sees the Finnish metal assassins keyboarding and power-shredding through a dizzying gamut of metal styles—everything from straight thrash and melodic death to symphonic black metal and full-on stadium rah-rah rock. Ringleader Alexi Laiho and his crew are world-class musicians and performers, but the […]

Samson Golden Gods Backstage Interviews: Alexi Laiho and Mistress Juliya

Samson Golden Gods Backstage Interviews: Alexi Laiho and Mistress Juliya

Samson, Xbox and Revolver were backstage May 2 at the 5th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards to host all the artist interviews, which aired live exclusively on Xbox Smartglass. Now Samson and Revolver are releasing all the interviews for you to watch! Here’s a clip from the 5th annual awards show. This video features our […]

Children of Bodom Premiere Music Video for "Transference"

Children of Bodom Premiere Music Video for “Transference”

It’s the heart of springtime, when scores of bands of every genre are releasing new studio albums, debuting singles and premiering videos — and Finland’s Children of Bodom are no exception. The band has released a new music video for their latest single, “Transference,” which is off their upcoming album, Halo of Blood. The album […]

Tickets On Sale for 6th Annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

Tickets On Sale for 6th Annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the world’s biggest hard and heavy music touring festival announces its electrifying sixth-year lineup. Artists performing on the 2013 thunderous fest include main stage metal and horror legend, festival closer, Rob Zombie, plus, the triple gold certified Five Finger Death Punch and a monster lineup that includes additional main stage bands Mastodon & Amon Amarth. The […]

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2013 Lineup Announced

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2013 Lineup Announced

  Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the world’s biggest hard and heavy music touring festival announces its electrifying sixth-year lineup. Artists performing on the 2013 thunderous fest include main stage metal and horror legend, festival closer, Rob Zombie, plus, the triple gold certified Five Finger Death Punch and a monster lineup that includes additional main stage bands […]

2013 Preview: The Most Anticipated Albums of the Year

2013 Preview: The Most Anticipated Albums of the Year

2013 is going to be a good year. How do we know? Because some of the biggest, badass-est bands in hard rock and heavy metal are set to drop new bombs over the following 300-plus days. Read on to see just what we mean–and get fucking psyched. A Day to Remember TITLE: Common Courtesy RELEASE […]

Live Report and Photos: Metallica, Slayer, Soundgarden, Limp Bizkit, and more at Sonisphere, Madrid

Live Report and Photos: Metallica, Slayer, Soundgarden, Limp Bizkit, and more at Sonisphere, Madrid

Plus, Evanescence, Mastodon, Children of Bodom, and others!

Children of Bodom Streaming Cover of Dropkick Murphys' "I'm Shipping Up To Boston"

Children of Bodom Streaming Cover of Dropkick Murphys’ “I’m Shipping Up To Boston”

Next week, Finnish metal band Children of Bodom will release Holiday At Lake Bodom (15 Years Of Wasted Youth), a career-spanning compilation album that features tracks from each of the band’s studio albums. On top of the best of Bodom, the compilation also features two new cover songs — Rick Springfield’s “Jessie’s Girl” and Dropkick […]

Children of Bodom Debut "Shovel Knockout" Music Video

Children of Bodom Debut “Shovel Knockout” Music Video

Finland’s Children of Bodom have just unveiled a new music video for the song “Shovel Knockout” off their last album, Relentless Reckless Forever. You can check out the Jussi Hyttinen-directed clip below. Bodom are celebrating their 15th anniversary this year, having already completed a North American tour with Revocation in honor of a decade and […]

Photos: Children of Bodom, Live in Santa Ana, California

Photos: Children of Bodom, Live in Santa Ana, California

Children of Bodom have been touring in support of last year’s excellent Reckless Relentless Forever album, along with openers, Swiss folk-metallers Eluveitie. On February 13, they stopped through Santa Ana, California, where photographer Stephanie Cabral was on hand to capture the mayhem as it happened. Check out what she saw of both bands below.