Children of Bodom Announce New Album and Tour Dates

Finnish metal act Children of Bodom have completed work on their new album, Blooddrunk, which will be released on April 15, 2008 via Spinefarm / Fontana International.

The follow-up to the band's acclaimed 2005 release, Are You Dead Yet?, Blooddrunk is already a heavier, darker take on Children of Bodom's mix of modern thrash metal, melodic hooks and the guitar acrobatics of front man and rising metal guitar hero Alexi Laiho.

The final track listing for Children of Bodom's Blooddrunk is as follows:
1.) Hellhounds on My Trail
2.) Blooddrunk
3.) Lobodomy
4.) One Day You Will Cry
5.) Smile Pretty for the Devil
6.) Tie My Rope
7.) Done with Everything, Die for Nothing
8.) Banned from Heaven
9.) Roadkill Morning

In support of Blooddrunk, Children of Bodom will tour North America as one of the featured acts of Gigantour 2008. COB have been handpicked by Dave Mustaine to be a part of the 29 city trek, and will hit the road alongside Megadeth, In Flames, Job For A Cowboy and High on Fire beginning April 12 in Denver, CO.

In addition to Laiho, Children of Bodom features Roope Latvala (guitar), Janne Warman (keyboard), Henkka Seppala (bass) and drummer Jaska Raatikainen.

CHILDREN OF BODOM tour dates:

March 8 London, UK Astoria

** As part of North American 'Gigantour 2008' (w/ Megadeth, In Flames, Job For A Cowboy and High on Fire) **

  • April 12 Denver, CO The Fillmore
  • April 13 Albuquerque, NM Journal Pavilion
  • April 15 Dallas, TX Nokia Theatre
  • April 16 Corpus Christi, TX Concrete Street Pavilion
  • April 17 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theatre
  • April 19 Louisville, KY Louisville Gardens
  • April 20 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
  • April 22 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
  • April 24 Worcester, MA Palladium
  • April 26 Baltimore, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
  • April 28 Quebec City, QC Pavilion De La Jeunesse
  • April 29 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
  • April 30 Toronto, ON Arrow Hall
  • May 1 London, ON John Labatt Centre
  • May 3 Detroit, MI DTE Music Center
  • May 4 Cleveland, OH Time Warner Cable Amphitheater
  • May 6 Chicago, IL Aragon
  • May 7 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom
  • May 9 Minneapolis, MN Myth
  • May 10 Winnipeg, MB Convention Center
  • May 11 Saskatoon, SK Prairieland Exhibition Hall
  • May 12 Edmonton, AB Shaw Conference Center
  • May 14 Calgary, AB The Corral
  • May 16 Vancouver, BC Pacific Coliseum
  • May 17 Salem, OR Salem Armory
  • May 19 San Jose, CA Event Center @ San Jose State
  • May 20 San Diego, CA Cox Arena
  • May 21 Los Angeles, CA Long Beach Arena
  • May 22 Phoenix, AZ Mesa Amphitheatre

For more information check out www.cobhc.com.