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Children of Bodom Bassist Checks In

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Children of Bodom bassist, Henkka T. Blacksmith, has posted the following blog on the band's web site:

"In the beginning of the summer we went to Janne's [keyboards] small studio and recorded a couple of new cover songs for the forthcoming cover album. The songs turned out really good. Especially the slower song, that seemed to be a little hard to arrange.

"Then we kept on doing the festivals, as planned. Provinssirock, was good, even though we played soooo late. 'I hate these finnish mosquitos!,' as our german friend used to say.

"Then we went to hot Spain. Zaragoza city is beautiful, but it was very windy. Again we played very late, and the wind just kept getting stronger. We had to really choose our steps carefully on stage, in order not be blown down by that wind. It was surreal. But it was good to be in Spain again, after a couple of years break.

"Today we came back from Belgium. Graspop is known to be one of the best metal festivals in the world, and again it truly was nice. Sunday was sort a reunion feeling, when Lamb Of God and God Forbid was playing too. And Suicidal. Saturday we managed to get to the festival in time to see Journey. We played on sunday, and the tent was really hot. But the crowd was amazing. Best Graspop show ever for us.

"On friday we played Sweden, Gothenburg. Municipal Waste guys were hanging out, as did some of the In Flames guys too. It was good to have beers with friends from past tours. Show was our best show ever played in Sweden, in my opinion. And I fell in love with summer- Gothenburg."

Children of Bodom will be touring the Americas this fall. Dates are as follows:

Sept. 08 Buenos Aires, ARG - Teatro Flores
Sept. 10 Santiago de Chile, CHL - Teatro Teleton
Sept. 12 Sao Paulo , BRA - Via Funchal
Sept. 15 Mexico City, MEX - Circo Volador
Sept. 16 Monterrey, MEX - Arena Santa Lucia/Festival
Sept. 18 Providence, RI - Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
Sept. 19 Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
Sept. 20 Clifton Park, NY - Northern Lights
Sept. 22 Quebec City, QC - Theatre Capitole
Sept. 23 Montreal, QC - Metropolis
Sept. 25 Kitchener, ON - Elements Night Club
Sept. 26 Toronto, ON - Sound Academy
Sept. 27 Chicago, IL - House of Blues
Sept. 28 Minneapolis, MN - Epic
Sept. 30 Winnipeg, MB - The Garrick Centre
Oct. 01 Saskatoon, SK - Odeon Events Centre
Oct. 02 Calgary, AB MacEvan Hall Ballroom
Oct. 03 Edmonton, AB - Edmonton Events Centre
Oct. 05 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
Oct. 06 Seattle, WA - Showbox at the Market
Oct. 07 Portland, OR - Roseland Theatre
Oct. 09 San Francisco, CA - Regency Center @ The Grand
Oct. 10 Pomona, CA - The Glass House
Oct. 12 Phoenix, AZ - Marquee Theatre
Oct. 14 Honolulu, HI - Pipeline Cafe

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1. Shoe Police writes:

they have already released over a dozen covers, this is just their excuse for not creating anything good that happens to be their original work.

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