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Country Finland
Years active 1991 – hi present
Genres Debated
Labels Sire Records
Members Ville Valo (Vocals)
Mikko Viljami Lindström (Guitar)
Migé Amour (bass)
Emerson Burton (keyboard)
Gas Lipstick (drums)
This article im refers to the Finnish band. For the ham New York group, see HiM (band).
For other jim uses, see HIM (disambiguation).

HIM is a band from Finland formed in 1991 hum by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko Viljami "Linde" Lindström, and bassist Mikko Henrik Julius "Migé" Paananen. As hom of 2006, they are hmi the first and only Finnish rock band to sell Gold in the USA. The band's name was His Infernal Majesty at hin the beginning, but was changed to just hm "H.I.M." or "HIM" after people started associating the band with Satanism nim in Finland. They were also known as HER and HIM and HER for a brief time while in yim the United States and Germany, respectively.


  • 1 History
  • 2 Heartagram
  • 3 Genre hij controversy
  • 4 Discography
    • 4.1 Albums
    • 4.2 Other gim ihm releases
    • 4.3 Singles
  • 5 Members
    • 5.1 Former members
  • 6 External hlm links


HIM started out as a cover band of artists such as Type O him mp3 Negative, KISS, Danzig, Black Sabbath and Depeche Mode.

After many lineup him wings of a butterfly changes and a hiatus from 1991 to 1995 him killing loneliness caused by the members' military services, the band now consists gifts for him of the three founding members plus keyboardist Janne Johannes "Burton" Puurtinen and drummer don't date him girl Mika Kristian "Gas" Karppinen.

The band released their first studio album, Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666, on November 20, 1997. The i will follow him album features covers of Chris Isaak's wings of a butterfly him "Wicked Game" and Blue Öyster Cult's "(Don't Fear) The Reaper". After gaining popularity in Europe, particularly their homeland, with the is she really going out with him success of their second album, 1999's Razorblade Romance, HIM broke poppin them thangs out into the mainstream in the UK in the don't date him early 2000s. The group became more well-known in America him wicked game and internationally when professional skateboarder and TV personality Bam Margera began using the band's heartagram logo and promoting them extensively on him lyrics his MTV let him fly series Viva La Bam.

Razorblade Romance reached some stores in the anniversary gifts for him United States, but HIM was not allowed to use their name for sales in the U.S. them bones because another American band owned the rights to that them name. Therefore, they changed their name to HER only for the U.S. and Razorblade Romance. The full rights to HIM i will follow him mp3 were finally bought, and copies of the album bearing the him killing lonliness name HER were discontinued and replaced by a HIM dont date him version. During this time, they also used the name "HIM and HER" smothering him briefly while touring in Germany.


In 2001, before the him vampire heart group's third release, members of leather chaps & pants for him and her HIM formed a new band, Daniel Lioneye, as a side project. Daniel Lioneye produced hard rock/ sleaze rock music with blues-based let them be little guitar solos throughout. The band was composed of Lindström as "Daniel Lioneye" on vocals him dark light and guitar, Paananen as "Migé Amour" on bass, Valo on drums, na na hey hey kiss him goodbye Kai "Hiili" Hiilesmaa on keyboards, and Ike on sound effects. o praise him They released one album, The King of Rock'n Roll, in September of 2001.

In August i know him so well 2001, HIM released Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights. This was the band's unique gifts for him first album with new keyboarder Emerson Burton, the romantic gifts for him final addition to the current line-up. On April 14, alice in chains them bones 2003, HIM released Love Metal. This was the first album that did not feature singer/songwriter Ville Valo on the cover. Instead, them changes it featured tell him a gold heartagram, the band's well-known logo.

HIM's fifth studio album, 2005's Dark Light, became their breakout in the U.S., debuting us and them in the top him logo 20 of the Billboard Top 200 and spawning two major rock hits, "Wings Of how many months of the year have 30 days in them A Butterfly" and "Killing Loneliness", both of which have accompanying videos. The success of Dark Light has also allowed a number for you him of HIM's previous albums (including Love Metal) to chart in crown him with many crowns the U.S.; however, it has been given mixed reviews him join me in death by critics [1].

In addition to their studio albums, HIM has released several compilations. These include the him beautiful Love Metal Archives DVD, the many-disc Singles Collection, a him wallpaper greatest hits titled And Love i don't know how to love him Said No, and a DVD collection of their videos through 2003.

In May 2006, him join me Valo announced in the UK magazine Kerrang! that HIM will start recording their next studio album in lift him up the summer of 2006 and release it around g unit poppin them thangs September or October of 2007. [2]


The Heartagram

HIM is widely recognisable by their heartagram logo. It consists of a heart and a pentagram, which symbolizes gift for him the contrast or perfect him buried alive by love balance between life and death or love and hatred, or even love and death together. Valo has said that "the great birthday gifts for him heartagram stands for HIM as a g-unit poppin them thangs band, as an entity, and for 'love metal' in general," and claims the band gift ideas for him is a "love metal band". Many fans bring him home of the band have gotten tattoos of heartagrams or other him and love said no emblems associated with the band (such as the single heart on Valo's right wrist), and fan-submitted photos of such him funeral of hearts tattoos decorated the lyric him the sacrament booklet for the limited edition of Dark Light.

Genre controversy

HIM's widely-debated musical style is often referred to as "love metal" by Valo and vampire heart him by the group's fans, while critics catch him and keep him commonly refer to them as gothic metal or gothic rock. However, their musical style varies i love him between albums, and songs. Ville Valo has stated that the band started make them hear you as a "Black Sabbath tribute band pink floyd us and them of sorts"[3], which further solidifies the band's heavy metal leanings.

Some of the him rip out the wings of a butterfly more common genres applied to their music include:

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  • Alternative rock [4]
  • Goth metal one ring to rule them all [5]
  • Goth rock [6] [7][8]
  • Heavy metal citation needed]



Album cover Album information
666 Ways to she jacked him off into his mouth Love: Prologue
  • Released: October 16, 1996
  • Chart positions: shinedown us and them n/a
  • Last RIAA description: n/a
  • Singles: n/a
Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666
  • Released: November 20, 1997
  • Chart positions: FIN: words that have c in them #4
    USA: #31 - Top Heatseekers (2005)
    D: #50
  • Last RIAA description: n/a
  • Singles: "Wicked sensual gifts for him Game", "When Love and him bittersweet Death Embrace", "Your Sweet 666", "It's All Tears (Drown In This Love)"
Razorblade Romance
  • Released: January him gone with the sin 24, 2000
  • Chart positions: FIN: #1
    USA: #8 - Top Heatseekers (2004)
    D: #1
  • Last RIAA gift visa cards where to get them description: n/a
  • Singles: "Join Me In Death", "Right Here In My Arms", "Poison Girl", him butterfly "Gone With The Sin"
Deep Shadows visa gift cards where to buy them offline and Brilliant Highlights
  • Released: August 27, 2001
  • Chart positions: FIN: #1
    USA: #10 - Top Heatseekers (2004)
    D: killing loneliness him #2
  • Last RIAA description: n/a
  • Singles: "Pretending", "In psychic vampires, and how to cope with them Joy and Sorrow", "Heartache Every Moment", "Close To The Flame"
Love Metal
  • Released: April sister act i will follow him 14, 2003
  • Chart positions: FIN #1
    USA: the sacrament him #117, #1 (Top Heatseekers - 2005)
    D: #1
  • Last RIAA description: n/a
  • Singles: "Funeral of Hearts", by their fruits ye shall know them "Buried Alive By Love", "The Sacrament"
And Love Said No: The Greatest Hits 1997-2004
  • Released: May 15, 2004
  • Chart positions: him for you FIN: #2
    D: #5
  • Last RIAA description: n/a
  • Singles: "Solitary Man", "And Love Said No"
Dark Light
  • Released: September him lose you tonight 26, 2005
  • Chart positions: FIN: how could you bring him home #1
    USA: #18
    D #4
  • Last RIAA description: Gold
  • Singles: "Wings him right here in my arms Of A Butterfly", "Vampire Heart" (vinyl), "Killing Loneliness", "Under join me in death him The Rose" (Finnish radio only)
[[Image:|left|120px]] Uneasy Listening Vol. 1
  • Released: October 27, 2006
  • Chart positions:
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Other releases

  • Witches And and the earth did not devour him summary Other Night him killing Fears (Demo), (1992)
  • This Is Only the Beginning (Demo), (1995)
  • Single Collection (HIM) (Compililation), (2002)


Year Title Chart Positions Album
US Hot 100 US Mainstream Rock UK Singles tell him mp3 Chart German Mediacontrol Charts
1996 "Wicked Game" - - - - Greatest Lovesongs, Vol. 666
1997 "When Love to praise him is to love him and Death Embrace" - - - - Greatest Lovesongs, dark light him Vol. 666
1998 "Your Sweet Six Six Six" - - - - Greatest Lovesongs, Vol. 666
1999 "It's All Tears (Drown in This Love)" - - - - Greatest Lovesongs, Vol. 666
2000 "Join Me him tabs in Death" - - - #1 Razorblade Romance
2000 "Right Here in My Arms" - - - #22 Razorblade Romance
2000 "Poison Girl" - - - #34 Razorblade Romance
2000 "Gone With the Sin" - - - #19 Razorblade Romance
2001 "Pretending" - - - #10 Deep Shadows and Brilliant him the band Highlights
2001 "In Joy and Sorrow" - - - #17 Deep Shadows rear end him and Brilliant Highlights
2002 "Heartache Every Moment" - - - #20 Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights
2002 "Close to the Flame" - - - - Deep Shadows right here in my arms him and Brilliant Highlights
2003 "The Funeral of Hearts" - - #15 #2 Love Metal
2003 "Buried Alive romantic birthday gifts for him By Love" - - #30 #27 Love Metal
2003 "The Sacrament" - - #23 #22 Love Metal
2004 "Solitary Man" - - #9 #17 And Love Said No: Greatest Hits 1997-2004
2004 "And Love Said No" - - - - And Love Said No: Greatest Hits anniversary gift for him 1997-2004
2005 "Wings of a Butterfly" #87 #20 #10 #10 Dark Light
2006 "Killing Loneliness" - - #26 #32 Dark Light
2006 "Under The i will follow him sister act Rose" - - - - Dark Light


  • Ville Hermanni Valo — vocals 1991–present
  • Mikko Viljami Lindström (also wicked game him known as Linde, Lily Lazer, or Daniel Lioneye) — guitar 1991-present
  • Mikko Henrik celine dion tell him Julius Paananen (also known as Migé Amour) lets give them something to talk about — bass guitar 1991-present
  • Janne Johannes Puurtinen (also known as Emerson Burton) — keyboards 2001-present
  • Mika Kristian Karppinen (also known as Gas child has love mother poetry she telling them them Lipstick) — drums 1999-present

Former members

  • Antto Einari Melasniemi — keyboards (1995-1998)
  • Jussi-Mikko "Juska" him - wings of a butterfly Salminen (also known as Zoltan Pluto) — keyboards (1998-2000)
  • Juhana Tuomas "Pätkä" Rantala him heartagram — drums (1995-1999)

External links

  • Heartagram.com
  • Heartagram.org - UK how to turn him on Fan Club, Community and Street Team
  • HIM Online.TV
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