Ishita Bora: Alexi Laiho, the frontman of the Finnish metal band Children of Bodom, has passed away today at the age of 41.
It has been reported in a press release that he had “suffered from long-term health issues during his last years.”
The statement, signed by Laiho’s bandmates Daniel, Mitja, and Waltteri, added:
“We are absolutely devastated and heartbroken for the sudden loss of our dear friend and band member.”
Also, his wife Kelli Wright-Laiho said:
“Alexi was the most loving and magnificent husband and father. Our hearts are eternally broken.”
Laiho was the guitarist and vocalist of Children of Bodom, which was formed in 1993 under the name IneartheD until the group played their final show in 2019.