Children of Bodom Announce Album and Tour

When Children of Bodom are getting ready to release a new full-length album, it's big news in the world of metal. It's certainly news for anyone who admires the playing of Bodom's ESP-shredding frontman Alexi Laiho, ESP bass player Henkka T. Blacksmith, or their new touring guitarist who is also a member of the ESP family, Antti Wirman. The band's ninth studio album, I Worship Chaos, will be released worldwide on October 2nd, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Today the band released the first trailer from the album, where you can see bassist Henkka explaining things about the album's cover art, and something about the color yellow and legends and stuff. Watch it now.



In related news, the band has also issued a listing of the tracks for I Worship Chaos that you can see below:

01. I Hurt
02. My Bodom (I Am The Only One)
03. Morrigan
04. Horns
05. Prayer For The Afflicted
06. I Worship Chaos
07. Hold Your Tongue
08. Suicide Bomber
09. All For Nothing
10. Widdershins

Bonus Tracks (digibook only):
11. Mistress Of Taboo (PLASMATICS cover)
12. Danger Zone (KENNY LOGGINS cover)
13. Black Winter Day (AMORPHIS cover)

Finally, COB is set to embark on a momentous worldwide trek in support of I Worship Chaos. All of the current European dates are listed below. Note that they will continue their worldwide touring plans through next year, and will be hitting the USA in February/March 2016.
Jul 31 - Ratinan Stadion, Tampere (FIN) w/ Nightwish
Aug 01 - Kuopio Rockcock, Kuopio (FIN)
Oct 10 - Loud Park, Saitama (JAP)
Oct 25 - B90, Gdansk (POL) *
Oct 26 - Fabryka, Krakow (POL) *
Oct 27 - Club Fleda, Brno (CZE) *
Oct 29 - Espace Julien, Marseille (FRA) *
Oct 31 - Stage Live, Bilbao (SPA) *
Nov 01 - Repvblicca, Valencia (SPA) *
Nov 02 - Razzmatazz 2, Barcelona (SPA)*
Nov 04 - Le Rocher De Palmer, Bordeaux (FRA) *
Nov 05 - Le Transbordeur, Lyon (FRA) *
Nov 06 - Le Bataclan, Paris (FRA) *
Nov 07 - Le Laiterie, Strasbourg (FRA) *
Nov 09 - 3Arena, Dublin (IRE) ***
Nov 11 - Braehead Arena, Glasgow (SCO) ***
Nov 12 - O2 Apollo, Manchester (ENG) ***
Nov 14 - SSE Arena Wembley, London (ENG) ***
Nov 15 - Birmingham O2 Academy, Birmingham (ENG) ***
Nov 17 - LKA Longhorn, Stuttgart (GER) **
Nov 18 - 013, Tilburg (NED) **
Nov 19 - Turbinen Halle, Oberhausen (GER) **
Nov 20 - Schlachthof, Wiesbaden (GER) **
Nov 22 - Komplex, Zurich (SUI) **
Nov 23 - Les Docks, Lausanne (SUI) **
Nov 24 - Alcatraz, Milan (ITA) **
Nov 25 - Kesselhaus, Munich (GER) **
Nov 26 - Gasometer, Vienna (AUS) **
Nov 28 - Haus Auersee, Leipzig (GER) **
Nov 29 - Ancienne Belgique, Brussels (BEL) **
Nov 30 - Docks, Hamburg (GER) **
Dec 01 - Store Vega, Copenhagen (DEN) **
Dec 05 - Klubben, Stockholm (SWE) *
Dec 06 - Rockefeller Music Hall, Oslo (NOR) *

* COB headlining, Sylosis support
** COB & Lamb Of God co-headlining, Sylosis opener
*** Megadeth & Lamb Of God co-headlining, COB special guest, Sylosis open

For the most updated info on COB's album and tour, check their site at cobhc.com.

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