Children of Bodom is a Finnish melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993,
the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Roope Latvala, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, and
Jaska Raatikainen. They are one of Finland's best selling artists of all time with more than 250,000
records sold there alone.
They have often been referred as "The Kings of Melodeth".
Melodic death metal, power metal, thrash metal, neoclassical metal, symphonic black metal (early), Extreme metal
Norther, Sinergy, Kylähullut, Warmen, Stone, Timo Rautiainen
Metal Storm Award for
"Are You Dead Yet? The Biggest Letdown"