Children Of Bodom Comment On New Touring Guitarist Antti Wirman


Children Of Bodom have confirmed the addition of Warmen, etc. guitarist Antti Wirman to their lineup for their immediate summer touring plans. Wirman will be filling in the vacancy left by the departure of Roope Latvala. The band said of that:

Antti Wirman (Warmen, No Mans Land) made his live debut with the band on Saturday, when COB played a private show in Helsinki.

“We wanted to go with someone close to the band we can count on and who can nail these songs. Antti was the obvious choice”, says Antti‘s older brother Janne Wirman. The band will continue with Antti at least until the Kuopiorock festival on August 1st. What happens after that remains still open.”

Current live dates with Wirman on guitar include:

06/04 Solvesborg, SWE – Sweden Rock Festival
06/06 Joensuu, FIN – Laulurinne (feat. Nightwish)
06/11 St. Petersburg, RUS – Club A2
06/12 Moscow, RUS – Ray Just Arena
06/13 Nizjniy Novogorod, RUS – Premio
06/19 Clisson, FRA – Hellfest
06/20 Luxembourg, LUX – Den Atelier
06/21 Dessel, BEL – Graspop Metal Meeting
06/26 Dischingen, GER – Rock am Hartsfeldsee Festival
07/17 Viviero, SPA – Resurrection Fest
07/31 Tampere, FIN – Ratinan Stadion (feat. Nightwish)
08/01 Kupio, FIN – Kupio Rockcock