Children Of Bodom Lose A Member
He made his studio debut with the Finnish band on their 2005 album Are You Dead Yet? Children Of Bodom say in a statement: "Our friend, brother, and guitar player for 12 years, Roope, is no longer with the band. As we parted ways with no bad blood we wish him nothing but the best and thank him for allowing us to share the last 12 years of our lives with him."
They're currently putting the final touches on their ninth album and follow-up to 2013's Halo Of Blood and say Latvala's departure won't have an impact on their plans moving forward. Read more here.
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