What started in the high North in 1996 has now developed into true hysteria. Sold out concerts and screaming girls. After four successful studio albums HIM is back with the new album "Dark Light", which was recorded in the Electric Lady studios in L.A. The Finns have managed to combine the influences present on their previous ... more/mehr
Uneasy Listening Vol. 1
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Uneasy Listening Vol. 2
It´s such a thing with compilation CDs. Positive on one hand because it is the ideal and cheap way for fans-to-be to check out a band, on the other hand for die-hard-fans it always comes close to a rip-off if the album does not contain new material.
In the case of „Uneasy Listening Vol. 2“ both potential customers can just ... more/mehr
HIM strike more obscure tones with their new album “Venus Doom”, just like the title is suggesting. The cover is an oil-painting by David Harouni, which portrays a kind of death mask of a female face. For singer Ville Valo it´s the incarnation of Venus Doom, a brutal, temperamental love-goddess.
Already in the run-up to this review of HIM`s newest opus "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice" I knew that I won`t make me very popular with the band´s fans but someone has to do it and I know their activities quite well from my younger days when HIM used to be my absolutely favourite band. Why I knew already in the run-up ... more/mehr