With Halo of Blood, their eighth studio album, hitting stores on June 11, Children of Bodom have issued a new track called "Transference" to whet our appetites. Check out the track here.

The Finnish metal beasts recorded Halo of Blood with longtime engineer Mikko Karmila and Hypocrisy mainman Peter Tägtgren who also worked with Children of Bodom on their Follow the Reaper and Hate Crew Deathroll albums.

"'Transference' has an evil vibe to it which I wish I knew how to explain because it still gives me chills," says Children of Bodom guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho. "This is one of our favorite tracks from the new album. Enjoy!"

"Transference" is available on iTunes now. Fans who pre-order Halo of Blood on iTunes in advance of its release can download the new song immediately.

Halo of Blood track listing:

1.) Waste of Skin

2.) Halo of Blood

3.) Scream for Silence

4.) Transference

5.) Bodom Blue Moon (The Second Coming)

6.) The Days are Numbered

7.) Dead Man's Hand on You

8.) Damage Beyond Repair

9.) All Twisted

10.) One Bottle and a Knee Deep

In support of Halo of Blood, CHILDREN OF BODOM will tour North America alongside Rob Zombie, Mastodon, Amon Amarth and more as one of the featured acts at the 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Set to launch June 29 in San Bernardino, Calif., the five week trek will run through August 4 in Dallas, Texas. The just-announced itinerary for the 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is as follows:

2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival:

June 29 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater

June 30 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheater

July 2 Nampa, ID Idaho Center Amphitheater

July 3 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheater

July 5 Phoenix, AZ Desert Sky Pavilion

July 6 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater

July 7 Englewood, CO Fiddler's Green Amphitheater

July 9 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection (* CHILDREN OF BODOM headlining off-date w/ support from Behemoth, JFAC, Battlecross, Huntress)

July 10 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheater

July 12 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion

July 13 Camden, NJ Susquehana Bank Center

July 14 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

July 16 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center

July 17 Bangor, ME Bangor Waterfront

July 19 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain

July 20 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center

July 21 Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre

July 23 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center

July 24 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live

July 26 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center

July 27 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheater

July 28 Clarkson, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre

July 29 Louisville, KY Expo Five (* CHILDREN OF BODOM headlining off-date w/ support from Amon Amarth, Behemoth, JFAC and more)

July 30 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheater

July 31 Tampa, FL 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheater

August 2 Austin, TX Tower Amphitheater

August 3 Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

August 4 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion

August 5 Bonner Springs, KS Cricket Wireless Amphitheater (w/ Rob Zombie, Machine Head, Amon Amarth)

August 7 Sauget, IL Pop's (* w/ Amon Amarth, Battlecross, Huntress)

August 8 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works (* CHILDREN OF BODOM headlining show w/ support from Amon Amarth, Battlecross, Huntress)

August 9 Cleveland, OH Peabody's (* CHILDREN OF BODOM headlining show w/ support from Amon Amarth, Battlecross, Huntress)

August 11 Montreal, QC Parc Jean Drapeau (as part of HEAVY MTL 2013 w/ At the Gates, Mastodon, Baroness, etc.)

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