This fall, the classic season for dark and romantic music, BLACK VEIL BRIDES and VV (VILLE VALO) will co-headline a massive tour in select cities across North America. Presented by Hot Topic, the BVB & VV 2023 Tour (featuring special guests DARK DIVINE) combines three unique bands who champion the heavy-hearted, hopeless, and broken with […]
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Finnish Love Metal pioneer, Ville Valo (VV) of HIM, has shared third single “The Foreverlost”, taken from his forthcoming first solo album, ‘Neon Noir’. The album will be released on January 13 via Heartagram Records and distributed by UMG/Spinefarm. — Pre-order it HERE “‘The Foreverlost’ is yet another loud love song depicting the burlesque butoh between two world-weary souls. All my Carmina Buranas and ‘could’ve should’ve would’ves’ rolled into a neat little Gordian […]
Finnish Love Metal pioneer, Ville Valo (VV) of HIM, will release his debut solo album, Neon Noir, on January 13th via Heartagram Records, distributed by UMG/ Spinefarm. “Neon Noir is a sonic step-by-step guide on how to survive, and perhaps even enjoy, the realm of VV with its abundance of things that go bump in the […]
HIM frontman Ville Valo discusses his musical roots, the band’s longevity and creation of ‘Tears On Tape’.
Years of hard work have launched Finland?s HIM from a band with a modest cult following in the United States into the mainstream. With some help perhaps from their ?Heartagram? logo, HIM has become a household name among hard rock and metal fans. At the band?s stop at the 2006 HFStival in Columbia, Md., frontman Ville Valo spoke to Jason Price of Live-Metal.net about the band’s song writing process, the status of the band’s next album, the struggles of touring in the United States and more. In the end, Valo squashes the solo career rumors and discovers that all roads lead to Black Sabbath.