Children Of Bodom’s prodigious debut album Something Wild was released 20 years ago and the mighty Hatecrew were born. And Finland’s melodic death superstars will take to the road in 2017 to celebrate two decades in the form of a mind-blowing classic setlist. For an entire month, Children Of Bodom will bring their reaper sound over to the UK and Central Europe.

The UK leg will see the band hit two prestigious venues – London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire and Manchester’s Academy 2.

Tickets will go on sale Wednesday Dec 14th  at 10am for the following dates:

March 11 2017 – Manchester Academy 2

March 12 2017 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Earlier this year Children Of Bodom released a special lyric video for the song My Bodom (I Am The Only One’, taken from the band’s latest studio album, I Worship Chaos. On October 20, fans were encouraged via social media to submit photos of themselves with the band for a chance to be in the upcoming video. More than 300 photos were selected to be featured in the My Bodom (I Am The Only One) lyric video. Watch it here

More than 20 years into the tough, heroic grind that represents the lifeblood of extreme musicians – Finish metal scientists Children of Bodom have won over crowds acriss the world through a crafted alloy that is theirs alone. But the building of their esteemed career has also been aided and abetted by the simple maths of all that hard work and the intense touring. Their shows are widely acknowledged for being engaging, personable and energetic thrash parties – which inevitably end up indelibly stamped on the circuit boards of headbangers worldwide.