Ykä Järvinen, who directed, edited and produced BODOM AFTER 11 NIGHTSn music video for the band’s title track “Paint the sky with blood” The EP has distributed previously unreleased studio material about the EP’s recording sessions that took place in November 2020. You can watch two short clips below.
BODOM AFTER 11 NIGHTS the former was founded in 2020 CHILDREN OF BODOM bow figure Alexi Laiho. He was joined by a guitarist Daniel Freyberg, drummer Waltteri Väyrynen (THE LOST PARADISE), bassists Mitja Toivonen (ex-Santa Claus CRUZ) and a live keyboard player Vili Itäpelto.
Alexi died on 29.12.2020 at his home in Helsinki. He died of alcohol-induced degeneration of the connective tissue of the liver and pancreas. In addition, Laiho the body had a cocktail of painkillers, opioids, and insomnia medications. He had suffered from long-term health problems that led to his death.
In the accompanying message YouTube release of another BODOM AFTER 11 NIGHTS studio video, Järvinen wrote, “I have quite a lot of material on these BODOM AFTER 11 NIGHTS studio sessions that were never published because Maestro left this area too early. I really don’t know if this stuff will be released more, but here’s another little clip I edited over a year ago as a demo for guys. I hope you enjoy it. “
LaihoHis ashes were buried last month – nearly a year after his tragic death at the age of 41. He was buried in Malmi Cemetery, a large cemetery in the Malmi district of Helsinki.
Australian-born music publicist Kelli Wright, who says he married the musician three years before his death, reported AlexiBurial in a social media message on December 10, 2021. She wrote, “Finally, with extremely contradictory feelings, I can finally announce that the ashes of MY late, unconditionally and forever beloved husband were buried yesterday on our 4th wedding day. Laiho the plot is the place where he was buried. Alexi and Kelli 2005 – eternity “.
A large tombstone has been ordered Alexilast resting place but not yet installed. Social media publications Alexin tomb shows a candle sitting on his graveyard.
When he dies Alexi was still legally married to the former SINERGY bandmate Kimberly Goss. In January 2021, a Finnish tabloid Evening News announced it Laiho tie with a knot Goss in February 2002, and the couple never officially divorced. Although Laiho Applying for a divorce in November 2002, she quickly withdrew her petition and never filed a new one.
according to Finnish law Laiho and Wright could not have legally married, such as Laiho and Goss had never ended their marriage.
In March 2021 Alexisister Anna accused Kimberly postpone the funeral process and write on social media Goss exercised “his legal rights as a widow, preventing grief[v]mother and father [from] bury[ing] his own son. His selfish and narcissistic explanation is that he wanted to attend the funeral and still wants to be present when the ashes are buried, “he wrote.” But our family doesn’t want this monster near us. “
For him Goss, who lives in Chicago, Illinois, denied allegations that he was a “gold digger” who Alexi “hated,” explains, “this can easily be reversed by the beautiful text and video messages he sent me every day, until the last day of his life. The messages are so sweet, but at the same time so heartbreaking. Heartbreaking because you see how sick he was. I tried I did my best to help him. I often sent a message to the people of Helsinki that they would check on him because I was so worried. “
Last month Anna told me Evening News that the “protracted controversy” over his brother’s ashes had been “decided” and that he and the rest of his family welcomed the opportunity to focus on mourning his brother in a “new way.”
Alexi and drummer Jaska Raatikainen founded CHILDREN OF BODOM in 1993, and the band was one of the most internationally acclaimed metal musicians in Finland until the last farewell concert in December 2019.
BODOM AFTER 11 NIGHTS recorded three songs and filmed one music video, all released after his death.
Besides CHILDREN OF BODOM, Laiho had appeared in plays such as HEATERS, SINERGY, VILLAGE CRAZY and LOCAL BAN. Awarded a Metal Hammer Golden God and several other international awards, the guitarist was also the main star, leading a group of one hundred guitarists Helsinki celebrations in 2015 “100 Guitars From Hel” – in a massive concert work composed by him.