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Late CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman ALEXI LAIHO has finally gotten a gravestone

The one-and-a-half-meter-by-50-centimeter gravestone was unveiled earlier this month at the Malmi Cemetery, a large cemetery located in the Malmi district in Helsinki, Finland, where Laiho’s ashes were buried late last year.

A video and photo of the gravestone, which features a lyric from the CHILDREN OF BODOM song “Kissing The Shadows” (“So together in peace we shall be”), can be seen below (via BLABBERMOUTH.NET). In addition, the lower right portion of the stone features the late singer’s signature. Behind the stone is a metal cross sunk into the ground, the center of which is decorated with Laiho’s V-model signature guitar.

A music publicist named Kelli Wright, who claims she married Alexi three years before his passing, announced Alexi’s burial in a social media post last December, writing: “Finally, with extremely mixed emotions, I can announce MY late, unconditionally and forever loved husband’s ashes were buried yesterday on our 4th Wedding Anniversary. The family Laiho plot is where he was buried. Alexi and Kelli 2005 – eternity”.

At the time of his death, Alexi was still legally married to his former SINERGY bandmate Kimberly Goss

Alexi died on December 29, 2020 of alcohol-induced degeneration of the liver and pancreas connective tissue. Laiho also had a mixture of painkillers, opioids and insomnia medication in his system. He passed away in his home in Helsinki, Finland.

 
 
 
 
 
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