Tokyo Warhearts review by Children of Bodom

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  • Released: May 29, 2001
  • Sound: 9
  • Lyrics: 9
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 9.3 Superb
  • Users' score: 9.1 (22 votes)
Children of Bodom: Tokyo Warhearts

Sound — 9
The sound of this band is like none other. A great mix of heavy riffs and complex solos make children of bodom are a band that most people will enjoy. Their songs, both live and recorded in the studio sound flawless. Live shows particularely show their ability to play amazingly under the pressure of hundreds of fans watching them. Each artist in the band are extremely experienced at their instruments and it shows.

Lyrics — 9
The lyrics that are produced by the band suit the music perfectly, Alexi delivering a perfect "screaming" voice, which gives the lyrics more edge, so you are just listening to the instruments. Children of Bodom lyrics aren't the greatest of all time, but are still catchy and say things that most people are thinking!

Overall Impression — 10
Compared to the other albums produced by Children of Bodom, this is very good, as it combines the album versions with improvised solo's and riffs, which shows an originality in the song, so we aren't just listening to the same old thing. The most impressive song on this album, and obviously any of their live shows, has to be the solo battle between lead guitarist Alexi Laiho, and keyboardist, Janne Warman. It shows great skill and shows us exactly how good this band actually are.

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    so basically warheart1188 just means that their one album Are You Dead Yet sucks. from just the audio, tokyo warhearts was a better performance than stockholm knockout was
    But Blooddrunk sucked even more than AYDY. Man, this live-cd packs one hell of a blast. CoB at its best!
    Alexi Laiho is one hell of magician.. He surely is one of the greatest guitar players currently in the music scene!!!
    daywalker69 : Alexi Laiho is one hell of magician.. you mean musician? lol That album is awesome!! Bodom has to be one of the best metal bands of all time!
    yea, it is, i memorized the song order and DVD menu, lol, i can play the dvd with my eyes closed...
    Stockholm knockout live is such a dope cd/dvd. i got the cd of it first then the dvd and it blew my mind lol. BODOM!!!!
    Tokyo Warhearts is definitely CoB at their finest before they peaked with Follow the Reaper. Everything after that went downhill, cept for Hatecrew Deathroll, that was cool.