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HIM go out with a “Bang and Whimper” | Manchester

After 26 years together, HIM announced their farewell UK tour which they have dubbed “The Bang and Whimper” tour, which sold out months in advance bringing their set to Manchester one last time. To many, HIM are a band that associate with hard times and their turbulent youth due to the dark and sometimes depressing lyrical content and the fact ...

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HIM announce farewell tour

The Finnish ‘Love Metal’ icons announced this evening they will be calling it a day after their huge, worldwide farewell tour – which includes four UK dates. Vocalist Ville Valo said in a statement posted on their Facebook page: “After quarter of a century of Love and Metal intertwined we sincerely feel HIM has run its unnatural course and adieus ...

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Ville Valo suffering with pneumonia

It has been announced HIM vocalist Ville Valo has been diagnosed with severe asthma and pneumonia. The band have had to cancel their US tour as a result of this. HIM made the following post on their Facebook page earlier today. HIM’s North American tour (which was due to kick off in Los Angeles on May 3rd at the House Of ...

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HIM Unveil Album Artwork and Track Listing!

Kings of goth HIM excited fans globally last week by unveiling the first details of upcoming album Tears On Tape. Now, with a sold out London show penned in the diary, they have revealed the album artwork and track listing for their eagerly awaited return. The album will be available on the 26th April 2013. As well as this, fans ...

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HIM Unveil New Album Details

Finnish rock giants HIM have announced the release date for their highly anticipated new studio album, ‘Tears on Tape’. The album is due for release in the UK and Ireland on April 29th via Cooking Vinyl’s imprint Doublecross. The band has also announced an exclusive intimate show at Londons Digwall on April 26th, unveiling new material from the album to ...

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American nu-metallers Coal Chamber are the latest band to be added to the Download 2013 bill! They will join headliners Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein for the weekend starting 14th June 2013, as well as other awesome bands such as Thirty Seconds To Mars, the legendary Motorhead and Welsh rockers Bullet For My Valentine. After a fruitful decade-long career, the ...

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