CHILDREN OF BODOM
“People have said that this album is generally catchier,” says Alexi Laiho of the frenetic Finns’ 10th studio album. Hexed lands March 8 via Nuclear Blast. “Perhaps the song structures are easier to grasp on the initial listen,” Alexi adds. “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!” Wait, did he just say jazz?!