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Children Of Bodom Prepares For US Tour

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Finnish melodic thrash titans Children of Bodom will embark on a national U.S. tour alongside Fear Factory, Lamb of God and Throwdown this October. This will be the quintet’s third U.S. tour in support of their highly acclaimed new album, Hate Crew Deathroll. This trek, their last until the release of their next album, will also see the band performing a stunning 45-minute set for the very first time in the U.S. The track “Needled 24/7” will also be featured on the new MTV2 Headbangers Ball CD Vol. 2 released this week.

Henkka T. Blacksmith (bass) further describes the band’s excitement over the upcoming tour; “So Children of Bodom will return to the U.S. very soon. We have done a lot of shows over there lately, but we decided to do this tour because it’s a very interesting package. We are looking forward to play with all three bands, and it's going to be an extremely heavy tour. It is very cool for us that we can be part of this package, and we hope to see all the COB fans there too. I am really looking forward to it.”

Also, Alexi Laiho (vocals, guitars) is featured on Guitar World’s inaugural CD-ROM insert in November’s issue, currently on newsstands. Fans will be able to watch him run through various tracks step by step and see his technique in vivid detail.

Children of Bodom w/ Fear Factory, Lamb Of God, Throwdown:

10/07 Tremont Music Hall - Charlotte, NC
10/08 The Rock Club- Pittsburgh, Pa
10/09 Harpo's Concert Theatre - Detroit, MI
10/10 The Odeon - Cleveland, OH
10/11 Norva Theatre - Norfolk, VA
10/13 Roseland Ballroom - New York, NY
10/14 Webster Theater- Hartford, CT
10/15 The Palladium - Worcester, MA
10/16 Trocadero- Philadelphia, pa
10/19 House Of Blues - Lake Buena Vista, FL
10/20 Masquerade- Tampa, FL
10/21 Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
10/22 New Daisy Theatre- Memphis, TN
10/23 Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS
10/24 Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO
10/26 Commodore Ballroom- Vancouver, BC
10/27 Showbox - Seattle, WA
10/28 Roseland Theater- Portland, Or
10/29 Warfield Theatre- San Francisco, CA
10/30 House Of Blues- Anaheim, ca
10/31 House Of Blues- Las Vegas, nv
11/01 House Of Blues- Los Angeles, ca
11/04 Sunset Station- San Antonio, TX
11/05 Gypsy Ballroom- Dallas, TX
11/06 House of Blues - New Orleans, LA
11/08 Pop's - Sauget, IL
11/09 House of Blues - Chicago, IL
11/10 The Eagles Club - Milwaukee, WI
11/11 Al Rosa Villa - Columbus, OH
11/12 Kool Haus- Toronto, ON
11/13 Saratoga Winners- Latham, NY
11/14 9:30 Club- Washington, DC

Source: Metal Rules

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1. FUCK HARDCORE! writes:

why is it that every f***ing metal tour these days has to have a f***ing metalcore/hardcore band on it f*** that sh**. HC kids are f***s and the music sucks except for a select few god damn.

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2. brad writes:

what in the f*** is throwdown doing on there

# Sep 13, 2004 @ 7:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Emperor4Ever writes:

I thought Throwdown was f***ing bad a$$ at Ozzfest. They were better than all but about 3-4 bands on the second stage. Of course no where near as good as any on main stage. As much as I hate to say it because I never really got into them I thought Slipknot had a killer presence at Ozzfest. Lamb of God, and Devil Driver in my opinion were the other 2 that were better than Throwdown, with God Forbid about even with 'em. I wish this show would come to Cincy or Dayton, mainly to see Children of Bodom.

# Sep 13, 2004 @ 8:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Andy Christ writes:

Indeed, why are the tour organisers so interested in forcing hardcore on metal fans and vice versa? There is a crossover between those audiences, but I'm a metalhead, most of my friends are metalheads and we all f***ing hate hardcore/metalcore.

# Sep 13, 2004 @ 8:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. KMADD writes:

Jeez go figure no Indianapolis dates. Im shocked!!!

# Sep 15, 2004 @ 6:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. judas writes:

only two complaints: Bodom should be headlining (not that any of the other bands are bad, but Bodom blows anyone in there path away..) and: all you f***ing "metalheads" should try to be a bit more goddamn open minded.... hardcore is not being forced upon you, but even if it were, you would realize that it is very similar to metal because that is where it comes from.
p.s. harcore is just annother opinion, and it is here (and if you hadn't noticed, all your metal bands these days are so godamn influenced by hardcore, they are now becoming products of something they originally created)

# Sep 15, 2004 @ 6:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. KMADD writes:

Throwdown is good. I saw them and God Forbid at this years fest. And they killed!!

# Sep 15, 2004 @ 6:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. KMADD writes:

Throwdown is good. I saw them and God Forbid at this years fest. And they killed!!

# Sep 15, 2004 @ 6:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. KMADD writes:

Sorry about that dbl posting. I like Sick of it All and old Biohazard too!

# Sep 15, 2004 @ 6:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. brad writes:

im already buying my tickets b****es

# Sep 15, 2004 @ 7:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Metal writes:

hardcore kids can ruin a show, take dimmu, bleeding through, god forbid in cincinati, some hardcore f***s started a fight with metal kids during dimmu because he got dropped crowd surfing, talking about b**** ass.
f*** HXC kids, they suck eat d***s, them and their stupid "cru's"

# Sep 15, 2004 @ 9:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. judas writes:

f*** you "strictly metal and nothing else-HXC is for p***ies" kids... open your goddamn minds. I admit openly that there are some stupid HXC kids, just as I am sure there are some stupid metal kids, but you can't make a general statement about all HXC fans because of one guy.. Metal kicks ass, but so does hard core. Take it or leave it, I do not care, but you only perpetuate this sh** by saying stuff like that..

# Sep 15, 2004 @ 9:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Emperor4Ever writes:

Metal. You were at that show. That was f***ing kickass; or at least Dimmu Borgir was anyway. I'd have to say that I seen a bigger pit for Bleeding Through than I did for Hatebreed or Lamb of God at Ozzfest.

# Sep 15, 2004 @ 10:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. KMADD writes:

I like all kinds of pits. As long as their brutal but you can have those fukkin crowd surfers at least you
can for the most part see a stage dive coming you r way!

# Sep 18, 2004 @ 7:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Leodawg writes:

Holy f*** my ass. COB are coming to KANSAS!

# Sep 18, 2004 @ 8:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. ACE writes:

Children should f***in headline!

# Sep 19, 2004 @ 1:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. gillian writes:

BODOM>;>;>;>;>;>;>;please come to the UK!!! i love u guys....please please.....

# Oct 2, 2004 @ 6:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. brad writes:

well they dont love you.


thats why im going and your not

# Oct 2, 2004 @ 7:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. LEGION QUORTHON writes:

DEATH TO HARDCORE f***S. METAL IS FOREVER AND HARDCORE IS FOR POSERS. METAL TILL DEATH AND BEYOND>; f*** hardcore

# Oct 2, 2004 @ 11:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. LEGION QUORTHON writes:

DEATH TO HARDCORE f***S. METAL IS FOREVER AND HARDCORE IS FOR POSERS. METAL TILL DEATH AND BEYOND>; f*** hardcore

# Oct 2, 2004 @ 11:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Emperor4Ever writes:

One more time for ol' times sake.

# Oct 3, 2004 @ 12:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. sinterized writes:

THIS COUNTRY NEEDS MORE METAL AND A WHOLE LOT LESS HARDCORE.....I SAY WAR ON THE CORE. Its not confirmed yet but i believe bodom is headling a show in fair plains new york and montreal canada. hopefully my band will get to open for them up in montreal... SINTER.

# Oct 7, 2004 @ 10:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. sinterized writes:

its common knowledge that true metal fans and true hardcore fans dont get along.. especially at a metal show... hardcore pitting is not compatible with metal and that leads to violence and when that happens, people forget about why they are even there. i go to a show to see the band and watch them perform and get into their music with everyone else. pitting is one thing, but when your throwing punches and kicks, someone is definitely going to get hurt.

# Oct 7, 2004 @ 10:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Legion QUORTHON writes:

Preach my Metal brother. Death to the Core. pitting is for POSERS

# Oct 8, 2004 @ 11:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. xxxx writes:

hardcore is the real deal b****es. It's the raw emotion and expression of aggression on behalf of true metal fans. I hate motherf***ers who go to a metal show and stand by passive or squeal in the pit. Anyway all the short term scars and bruises after a show always make for great memories.

# Oct 9, 2004 @ 3:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. brad writes:

i hate motherf***ers who ruin a show because they think its cool to jumpkick and wave their arms around like a 4 year old girl hoping to hit somebody.

emo f***s. why doesnt my daddy love me *sob*

# Oct 9, 2004 @ 12:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. KMADD writes:

Now wait a minute. I've been into some pits when Cannibal Corpse and Napalm Death and hell
Deicide been playing and the Metal kids throw punches and Karate kicks too. And when Superjoint
played at Ozzfest there was a lot of brutality on the lawn and it was Metal kids doing the damage.
I love brutal pits. The more dangerous the better!!!!

# Oct 9, 2004 @ 5:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. brad writes:

no dammit


the cannibal pits are a all out brawl. they dont do karate sh**

# Oct 9, 2004 @ 5:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. KMADD writes:

Man I saw them 2 years ago with Incantation and the kids were doing all kinds of crazy shiit!!!!

# Oct 9, 2004 @ 5:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Marcus writes:

Bodom should be headlining, like someone said earlier. they are just superior in every way tio the other bands. but the other bands are still cool. except throwndown.

did i hear one of you people say dimmu borgir was "hardcore"? ever heard of f***ing black metal?

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