Children of Bodom

Finnish metal band from Espoo

Children of Bodom was a Finnish melodic death metal band from Espoo in Finland. Their name comes from the Lake Bodom murders. The band members were: Alexi Laiho (lead guitar and vocals), Daniel Freyberg (rhythm guitar), Janne Wirman (keyboards), Henkka Blacksmith (bass), Jaska Raatikainen (drums).

Children of Bodom
Children of Bodom at 2007's Masters of Rock.
Children of Bodom at 2007's Masters of Rock.
Background information
OriginEspoo, Finland
Genres
Years active1995–2019
LabelsNuclear Blast, Spinefarm, Century Media
Associated actsNorther, Sinergy, Kylähullut, Warmen, Stone, Timo Rautiainen, Nightwish, Sonata Arctica
Websitewww.cobhc.com
MembersAlexi Laiho
Jaska Raatikainen
Henkka Blacksmith
Janne Wirman
Daniel Freyberg
Past membersSamuli Miettinen
Alexander Kuoppala
Jani Pirisjoki
Roope Latvala

Band membersEdit

Last known lineup
  • Alexi Laiho – lead vocals, lead guitar (1997–2019; died 2020)
  • Henkka Blacksmith – bass, backing vocals (1997–2019)
  • Jaska Raatikainen – drums, backing vocals (1997–2019)
  • Janne Wirman – keyboards, backing vocals (1997–2019)
  • Daniel Freyberg – rhythm guitar, backing vocals (2016–2019)
Former
  • Alexander Kuoppala – rhythm guitar, backing vocals (1997–2003)
  • Roope Latvala – rhythm guitar, backing vocals (2004–2015)

Timeline

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-11-16. Retrieved 2008-03-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)