HIM Band is a rock band from Finland formed in 1991, by Vocalist and songwriter Ville Hermani Vallo was the band's founding member, alongside Migé Amour (bass), Lily Lazer (guitar), Gas Lipstick (drums), and Zoltan Pluto (keyboards).
HIM band was originally called His Infernal Majesty, but later changed their name after being associated with Satanic Rituals, but in my opinion, this is not a satanic band ... I am more wise if you are interpreting their own :)..
HIM Band originally started as a cover band of artists such as Type O Negative, KISS, Danzig, Black Sabbath and Depeche Mode. but after a fairly well known, HIM band released their first album in the recording studio, with the title album Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666, on November 20, 1997 and attaining considerable praise within the Scandinavian market
Three years later, Razorblade Romance, HIM Band second album, hit record stores, again achieving substantial results and strengthening their indubitable recognition. With production credits featuring John Fryer, who previously worked with crews like White Zombie and Nine Inch Nails, the record substantiated the squad's better acclaim all across Europe. After gaining popularity in Europe, with the success of their second album, 1999's Razorblade Romance, HIM Band also became famous in England in the early 2000s.
In August 2001, HIM Band released Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights. and two years later
on April 14, 2003, HIM Band released Love Metal. This is the first album that does not show the singer / songwriter Ville Valo on the cover. Instead, it uses a gold heartagram, the band's famous logo.
HIM Band fifth studio album, 2005's Dark Light, The success of Dark Light has also allowed a number of HIM Band previous albums (including Love Metal) to chart in the U.S.; however, it has been given mixed reviews by critics.
HIM Band also has released several compilations. These include the Love Metal Archives DVD, many disc Singles Collection, and a greatest hits titled And Love Said No, and DVD collection of their videos through 2003.
Ville Valo also said that about the month of May 2006 in the British magazine Kerrang! that HIM Band will start recording their next studio album in the summer of 2006 and release it around September or October of 2007.
As of 2006, they are the first and only Finnish rock band to sell Gold in the USA with sales of just fantastic album. HIM Band become more popular in America and internationally as one of professional skateboarder Bam Margera began using the band's heartagram logo and promoting them through on American TV.
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