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Children of Bodom team up with top skateboarders for new music video

Posted by Lucas Riot on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 12:42 PM (PST)

Children of Bodom's Alexi LaihoFinnish Heavy Metal band Children of Bodom which features frontman and modern day guitar hero Alexi Laiho just wrapped shooting on a high energy music video for the brand new song “Was it Worth It?”.  In the video, COB joined forces with two-time X Games gold medalist and two-time Thrasher Magazine “Skater of the Year” Chris Cole as well as noted pro skaters Jamie Thomas and Tom Asta (the current #1 Amateur skateboarder in the world).  “Was it Worth It?” will appear on Children of Bodom’s as-yet-untitled seventh studio album, which is slated for a spring, 2011 release via Universal Music.

To read comments from Alexi Laiho and Chris Cole click here.

“The video shoot was an awesome party; a big concoction of super Heavy Metal and the most awesome and craziest skaters in the world,” said Laiho.  “High octane drinks and lots of fun!  Chris Cole’s ollies over me while I’m rocking my guitar solo, that’s fuckin’ Rock ‘n’ Roll right there!  I never had this much fun during a video shoot.  Thanks to the director and everyone involved.”

“I’ve been a Bodom fan for a very long time, and never thought something like this would ever happen. It’s a dream come true for me,” commented Chris Cole.  “For the past three years Alexi and I have been saying to each other how we wanted to film this one scene that finally happened in this video.  I had a blast and can’t wait for this video to air!”


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