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Metal Musicians React to the Death of Alexi Laiho


The metal community is in shock this morning following the news that former Chilrden of Bodom guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho has died at the age of 41.

As word of Laiho’s passing continues to spread, prominent metal musicians have started to post tributes to Laiho on social media. You can check out some of those tributes below. MetalSucks will continue to update this post as more come in.

Share your own remembrances of Laiho in the comments section (be respectful, please).

Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)

Mark Morton (Lamb of God)

Alex Skolnick (Testament)

Michael Amott (Arch Enemy, ex-Carcass)

Marty Friedman

Mikael Stanne (Dark Tranquillity)

Gus G. (Firewind, ex-Ozzy Osbourne)

Sonata Arctica

Mike McKenzie (The Red Chord, Stomach Earth, Umbra Vitae, etc.)

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