Best Children of Bodom Albums


The Top Ten

1 Follow the Reaper

Every track is superb. From the energetic introduction that is "Follow the Reaper" to the epic climax "every time I Die" and the unstoppable, conclusive solo of "Kissing the Shadows", this album is definitely Bodom at their best. Select tracks from other albums are almost as amazing, but as a whole Follow the Reaper is mind-blowing from beginning to end. Best album ever.

Brilliant album from front to back, top-notch production and the quality of instrumentation especially the solos are very memorable...Great piece, very accessible and mainstream but at the same time will be embraced by any ardent fan of Melo Death or Death Metal. - Vip3r

Best album with sick musics like Hate me, Children of Decadence, Kissing the Shadows and Follow the Reaper. Really awesome =)

All of the songs are hits. This is the CD that took Children of Bodom to the next level.

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2 Hatebreeder

We can all say that COB make very very good albums. Hard to choose a number one. If I could I would have all of them at 1. They are all so amazing from Alexi's amazing guitar, vocals and fantastic song writing skills to Janne's incredible pianist skills.

WAY better than hate crew deathroll, these songs are all excellent! Each and every one of them

This album has all you need to get into the CoB experience... great music, vocals, neo-classical shredding and stunning melodies...

Hard pick between this and Follow the Reaper, but I consider this their best because they sound truely unique on this one. Follow the reaper is an amazing album too, but already has audible tiny touches of the "new american metal" which CoB developed into at that point. Everything about Hatebreeder is outstanding. Amazing compositions, Malmsteen-ish shreds, hooks you will never forget.

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3 Hate Crew Deathroll

Every song is perfect. From the inspired keyboard on needled 24/7 to the swagger of sixpounder. The brilliance of hate crew deathroll and the melodic death anthem which is angels don't kill. A true cob classic

Has some of Bodoms best known songs in it like Angels don't kill, Needled 24/7, bodom beach terror and sixpounder - wolphert

Love every bit of music given to their Fans by them. Specially angels don't kill and hate crew deathroll!

Follow the Reaper is a masterpiece but HDC is the #1 for me

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4 Something Wild

Masterpiece of the Finnish Metal. Back in the days when COB had their own sound and atmosphere. Quintessence of Neoclassic, Black, Power and Melodic Death Metal! I loved this keyboard and vocals, everything in this album is generating an occult atmosphere.
"Lake Bodom" is my favorite song by far, and it's got me into Metal.

I never liked this album but after one day this album was the which I couldn't get out of my mind and I an still helpless best album for me

As a black metal fan I love the intensity and darkness of this album! It is less power metal(ish) than all the other albums. The keyboard stands out a lot more (which is great) and Alexi's vocals on this one are by far the best (and the most black metal! ). It sounds like a really dark, technical, groovy, neoclassical, melodic black/death metal hybrid (I don't really know how to describe it). To me this is one of their best (I can't believe Alexi likes this one the least just because he copied his idol). By the way, Deadnight Warrior is an amazing opening song! - metalfan1999


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5 Are You Dead Yet

I really really really really really really really really love the title track and the entire album matches the power and devotion in this album. Why isn't this in the top 3!

Are you dead yet, in your face, punch me I bleed, thrashed lost and strungout are all really good songs there is probably only 1,2 other albums with this many good songs in it in my opinion. This should be number 1.

In my opinion AYDY and Hate Crew Deathroll are by far their best albums. Each song is totally awesome, true melodic sound, incredible solos, I can listen to it everyday.

Incredibly catchy as well

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6 Halo of Blood

This is the only good album in 2013. You know 2013 really sucks in music. But Halo Of Blood is the only good one!

Reviving Children of Bodom after years of what people thought brought on their worst material

This album is great, it's bring the old CoB back - razors15

Oldschool without sounding old! The perfect Melodic Death dosis, and clearly on of their bests!

7 I Worship Chaos

I Worship Chaos is better than Halo of Blood, Blooddrunk, Relentless Reckless Forever and Are You Dead Yet

All for Nothing and Prayer for the Afflicted are masterpieces! - wolphert

Best Bodom album since Hate Crew Deathroll - Frantic713

Old CoB is strong with this one!

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8 Relentless Reckless Forever

Not my funeral is the only song that I dig from this album honestly cob WORST ALBUM in my opinion

This album is too much sports advertissing I don't know why lol! Its not the actual beats of Children Of Bodom and songs are really different. It feels like is Metallica in Load, RELoad, St. Anger albums, the same thing.

9 Blooddrunk

Not their worst not their best I like the title track, one day you will cry, and tie my rope besides that I don't really like this album that much

10 Skeletons in the Closet

They have the best covers since type o

The Contenders

11 Chaos Ridden Years: Stockholm Knockout Live

I was here!

Ce live est vachement cool et les musiques sont vraiment jouées à la perfection!

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