Children of Bodom

Holiday at Lake Bodom (Spinefarm)

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Children of Bodom

Holiday at Lake Bodom (Spinefarm)

Billed as "15 Years of Wasted Youth," Holiday's CD/DVD hits-combo bottles the Finns' scalping collision of synths, witchy skateboard chants, and hatchet thrash – 20 minutes of tour debauchery matched by 20 gun-n-goes ("Needled 24/7"). Celtic and pagan infusion (Dropkick Murphy's stab "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" and "Blooddrunk," respectively) don't excuse suicide by Rick Springfield ("Jessie's Girl"). **

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