Fan-filmed video footage of THE LOCAL BAND, the Finnish covers act featuring Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Jussi69 (THE 69 EYES), Olli Herman (RECKLESS LOVE) and Archie Kuosmanen (SANTA CRUZ), performing on August 14 at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. The group’s setlist consisted of 1980s “hair metal” classics, including tracks originally written and recorded by GUNS N’ ROSES, BON JOVI and MÖTLEY CRÜE.
THE LOCAL BAND made its live debut in December 2013 and has been playing sporadic shows ever since.
CHILDREN OF BODOM’s ninth studio album, “I Worship Chaos”, will be released on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the CD was created by Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi.
“I Worship Chaos” was once again recorded at Helsinki, Finland’s Danger Johnny Studios and was produced by CHILDREN OF BODOM and Mikko Karmila, who worked with the band on their earlier albums “Halo Of Blood”, “Hatebreeder”, “Follow The Reaper” and “Hate Crew Deathroll”. The CD was mixed and mastered at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland.
RECKLESS LOVE’s third album, “Spirit”, was released in September 2013 via Spinefarm Records (August 30, 2013 in Finland through Universal Music). The CD was produced by Ilkka Wirtanen, with mixing duties divided between Ilkka Wirtanen, Juha Heininen and Petri Majuri.