Video: Children of Bodom's Alexi Laiho Joins Deftones on Stage in Helsinki

Earlier this week, Deftones were in Helsinki, Finland as part of their current European tour. What made that particular date so special? The band were joined on stage by Children of Bodom mainman -- and Finnish native son -- Alexi Laiho.

You can watch fan-filmed footage of Alexi playing "Root" with the band below.

While Deftones are still on tour in support of their 2010 effort, Diamond Eyes, the band have made public that they are currently working on new material during any downtime they have from touring.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.