|June 2, 2012 20:00||to||June 3, 2012 00:00|
CHILDREN OF BODOM, LIVE IN CYPRUS 2 JUNE 2012 @ Pavilion Hall Nicosia
One of the years most anticipated concerts to be held in Cyprus will take place on the 2nd of June in Nicosias Pavilion Hall.
On June 2nd 2012, rock and metal fans will have the chance to witness a Live performance by the Finnish modern metal superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM. The event is presented by MONSTER ENERGY and organized by Re3ject Entertainment (www.re3ject.com) and is undoubtedly one of the most exciting Live concerts of the year.
CHILDREN OF BODOM have more than 7,000,000 (million) fans worldwide and they are one of the hotest names currently known in the metal scene. Their live shows include apperances in some of the most well known and established festivals worldwide like Download Festival (2011), Wacken (2011), GigaTour (2008) Sonisphere (2012) ,alongside legendary bands like Black Sabbath, Motorhead and Slayer just to name a few.
Children of Bodom are considered one of the biggest Finnish Heavy Metal bands and one of the biggest in Europe. Frontman of the band is the modern day guitar hero Alexi Laiho. In addition to Laiho, Children of Bodom consist of Roope Latvala (guitar), Jaska Raatikainen (drums), Henkka Sepala (bass) and Janne Warman (keyboard).
What places this band at the pinnacle of the pack is the way it can suddenly dish up huge swathes of melody and instantly memorable choruses with an unmatched degree of musicianship that has seen vocalist and guitarist Alexi Wildchild Laiho and his cohorts grace the covers of musician magazines all around the globe.
Alex Laiho was ranked #96 out of 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time by Guitar World. Guitar World magazine has also ranked him as one of the 50 fastest guitarists in the world.
In addition, Roadrunner Records ranked Laiho at #41 out of 50 of The Greatest Metal Frontmen of All Time. In Total Guitar’s voting poll determined Alex Laiho as the greatest metal guitarist of all time as he was voted #1 out of 20 metal guitarists.
Since their formation Children of Bodom has recorded and released six full length studio albums, two EPs, one DVD and two compilations one of which includes a full album of the bands favourite tunes. With each subsequent album, the band has honed and perfected its unique sound and today stand tall in metals pantheon along with the finest heavy music acts.
The band’s third studio album, Follow the Reaper, was their first album to receive a Gold certification in Finland, and since then, all seven of the band’s studio albums have reached the same Gold certification status. In Finland three consecutive albums from Children of Bodom debuted at number one on Finnish album charts and have also seen chart positions on the United States Billboard 200.
Their latest album Holiday at Lake Bodom (15 Years of Wasted Youth), will be released on May 22nd as a very special CD & DVD pack celebrating the bands 15th Anniversary. The release will spotlight specially selected songs from each of their acclaimed albums Something Wild (1997), Hatebreeder (1999), Follow the Reaper (2000), Hate Crew Deathroll (2003), Are you Dead Yet? (2005),Blooddrunk (2008) and Relentless Reckless Forever (2011) plus newly recorded cover songs.
Their performance in Cyprus is a celebration and a showcase of their 15th Anniversary European tour and fans should expect one of the most anticipating acts still to be experienced.
Opening for Children of Bodom will be one of the biggest Cypriot metal acts, BLYND. The band is one of the most respected bands in the local scene and has a strong local fan base while they always manage to leave a lasting impression to their audiences due to their aggressive, raw and energetic performance. BLYND have shared the stage with every other respected Cypriot band, as well as renowned acts such as Sepultura, Anathema, Sodom, Septic Flesh and many more. They are no strangers to worldwide publicity as they have played live in many different countries and appeared in magazine compilations and radio stations all over the world. Along with their sheer hunger and reverence for metal music, BLYND are engaging new crowds in every show.
The pre-sale points for the Children Of Bodom concert in Pavilion Hall on the 2nd of June are as follows;
NEVERLAND ROCK BAR
ISENGARD FANTASY SHOP
ESCANTI TATTOO STUDIO
TEPEE STRICTLY ROCK BAR
DARK LEGION MC
ON-LINE (Already Available)
Pre-sale will start before the end of the week so stay tuned.
Buses from all cities (Limassol, Larnaca & Pafos) available. For more info call 99273303