“Pure Nordic metal”: Children of Bodom brings winter to summer with Halo of Blood

Finnish extreme-metal outfit Children of Bodom has announced that album Halo of Blood will hit shelves 6/11 on Nuclear Blast. According to the band, the record has “the fastest and slowest” songs that it has recorded as well as new themes. You can see the band on tour at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival with Mastodon, Amon Amarth, and more.