Finnish rockers HIM have released their much anticipated new studio album, Tears On Tape (Razor & Tie) which can be found on iTunes HERE. Last week HIM premiered their new music video, “Tears On Tape,” watch HERE.
Also now available this week only via MerchNow (for U.S./Canada residents only) is a super limited import run of the Tears On Tape U.K. Metal Hammer fanpack– BUY NOW HERE. “Metal Hammer Presents HIM: Tears On Tape” is a 100% official collectors’ fanpack that includes the eighth studio album from Finnish love metal icons HIM, a 132-page magazine edited by frontman Ville Valo himself, a giant, double-sided door-sized poster, and two exclusive bonus tracks.
The collectors magazine includes exclusive interviews with Ville Valo and all members of HIM, an extended track-by-track guide to “Tears On Tape,” an interview with the architect´s behind the sound of love metal Hiili Hiilesmaa and Tim Palmer, a detailed guide to HIM‘s extensive back catalogue, the true, exclusive story of the Heartagram, an exclusive gallery from the band’s own private collections, and the band themselves will interview an assortment of their own heroes.
HIM is nominated for a Revolver’s Gold God Award in the “Most Dedicated Fans” category. The award show airs this coming Thursday May 2nd at 8:00 PM PST on AXS TV and XBOX 360.
Formed in 1992 by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko “Linde” Lindström, and bassist Mikko “Migé” Paananen, HIM’s previous albums have seen them win a worldwide following, becoming the first Finnish act to achieve platinum sales in the U.S. To date, HIM has sold a combined 1.75 million albums and over 1 million digital tracks in North America. HIM’s current lineup is Valo (Vocals), Linde (Guitars), Migé (Bass), Burton (Keyboards), and Gas (Drums).
HIM U.S. Tour Dates
May 3 – Los Angeles, CA- House Of Blues (SOLD OUT)
May 4 – Los Angeles, CA- House Of Blues (SOLD OUT)
May 5 – San Francisco, CA- The Fillmore
May 8- Chicago, IL – House Of Blues (SOLD OUT)
May 9 – Toronto Canada -Danforth Music Hall
May 10 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (SOLD OUT)
May 11 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (SOLD OUT)
May 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts (SOLD OUT)