Children Of Bodom have released a lyric video for their new single titled This Road.
It’s the second track taken from the band’s upcoming studio album Hexed, which is set to launch on March 8 via Nuclear Blast. Children Of Bodom released Under Grass And Clover (opens in new tab) in December.
Speaking about the new song, vocalist and guitarist Alexi Laiho said: “This Road was actually the last song I wrote but it ended up being the opening track and also one of the singles which makes me happy because it’s one of my faves.
“It’s different from anything we’ve done since Follow The Reaper but it’s still new. Check it out and you’ll know what I mean.”
Hexed will be the Finnish outfit’s first album since 2015’s I Worship Chaos, with Laiho previously saying: “People have said that this album is generally catchier. So I started thinking about that, perhaps the song structures are easier to grasp on initial listen. But there’s some crazy shit in there – almost progressive or at least technical.
“There are certain melodies across the album that could have come from jazz songs, although they’re completely metal with us, of course!”
Children Of Bodom: Hexed
1. This Road
2. Under Grass And Clover
3. Glass Houses
4. Hecate’s Nightmare
5. Kick In The Spleen
6. Platitudes And Barren Words
8. Relapse (The Nature Of My Crime)
9. Say Never Look Back
10. Soon Departed
12. I Worship Chaos (live)
13. Morrigan (live)
14. Knuckleduster (remix)
Children Of Bodom: Hexed (opens in new tab)
Children Of Bodom return with Hexed – the highly anticipated follow-up to 2015's I Worship Chaos. It features the electrifying first single Under Grass And Clover.