BERKELEY, CA – 5 NOVEMBER: Alexi Laiho from Children of Bodom joins on 5 November at the UC Theater [] 2017 in Berkeley, California (Photo by Miikka Skaffari / FilmMagic)

The sudden death of metal guitarist / front man Alexi Laiho threw the wind out of the heavy music scene in early January.His masterful work in Children Of Bodom and Bodom After Midnight crowned him one of the most famous metal guitarists of the century and during the news A hole in the hearts of many after his death, the members of Bodom After Midnight assured that Alexi’s final work is expected to be released in 2021

Paint The Sky With Blood is the new EP from Bodom After Midnight April released Unfortunately it will be Laiho and the band’s last work, but based on the newly released single it’s sure to be an extraordinary swan song

For newcomers and long-time Bodom fans, “Paint The Sky With Blood” is a brilliant showcase of the talent Alexi Laiho possessed From the wicked fast and melodic guitar solos to the brilliant use of harmony within the song, Alexi was undoubtedly always with his A-Game It’s such a great track that it almost seems too good to be true, which in turn makes it a bittersweet occasion

The bandmates from Bodom After Midnight have expressed their feelings on the subject and stated: “Like us, Alexi was enthusiastic about these songs and eager to get them out Needless to say, we’re honored and proud to be part of his very last creative work and unleash it the way he wanted it to be, and it’s time to get the beast out of the cage one more time to let to celebrate Alexi’s music, legacy and the man himself “

Earlier this month, the cause of Alexi’s death was revealed by his wife, Kimberly Goss, according to Billboard, Goss had access to Laiho’s autopsy report, which she later revealed on a lengthy Instagram post that said Laiho was suffering from “alcohol-related connective tissue degeneration from.” Liver and pancreas died “Goss’s post went on as he mentioned other substances Laiho had in his system at the time of his death

“He also had a cocktail of pain relievers, opioids, and insomnia drugs in his system. The loss of this extraordinarily talented and beautiful soul is a tragedy that was completely preventable. He had so many good years in yourself. Imagine all the amazing.” Music We Might Still Get If He Had Only Accepted Help I ask for support from anyone struggling with alcoholism or other drug problems. You don’t have to meet the same fate when people try to help you, keep this in mind that they do it out of love and concern, so please don’t push them away. Please don’t surround yourself with enablers that encourage your addiction. Let this be a cautionary story that no one is invincible “

The 23 April, the release date for Bodom After Midnight’s upcoming and final EP, will likely be a day of celebration and memory for fans and those close to Alexi Laiho, and if the first single is any clue, the final EP will likely be a fucking swan song his

I’m a freelance music journalist, aspiring sound designer, and professional rock guitarist / teacher based in Washington D.C. I graduated from Berklee College of Music in

I’m a freelance music journalist, aspiring sound designer, and professional rock guitarist / teacher based in Washington D.C. I graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2019, where I cut my teeth in the New England DIY rock scene, and also started out as a music journalist writing for The Berklee Groove, but I’m a member of the alt-punk band Heavy Sleeper as a guitarist In addition to guitar lessons, I also work as a session and touring rock metal guitarist.This goes hand in hand with my work in music journalism as I covered all topics related to rock and metal, be it news, interviews and album reviews

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