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HIM To Begin Work On 'Some New Stuff' After U.S. Tour

Finnish "love" metallers HIM will follow their current North American tour with a one-off show in their hometown before taking time off from the road and beginning work on their next studio album. During a November 16 appearance on "The Louvau Show" on the 93.9 KWSS radio station in Scottsdale, Arizona, HIM frontman Ville Valo ...

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HIM To Release Limited-Edition Box Set Plus Four Deluxe Titles

Finnish "love" metallers HIM will release a limited-edition box set, "Lashes To Ashes, Lust To Dust: A Vinyl Retrospective '96-'03", on November 25 via The End. The box set includes the rare debut 1996 EP "666 Ways To Love: Prologue" on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl for the first time ever, along with an exclusive Heartagram logo ...

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AMORPHIS To Perform Entire 'Tales From The Thousand Lakes' Album On 20th-Anniversary Tour

Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their legendary 1994 release "Tales From The Thousand Lakes" by performing the album in its entirety on a short tour in December. Support on the trek will come from Swedish metallers AVATARIUM. Comments AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "This month (July 12) marked the ...

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AMORPHIS Talks To METAL4 At Germany's ROCKHARZ OPEN AIR (Video)

Metal4 conducted an interview with guitarist Esa Holopainen and vocalist Tomi Joutsen of Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS at this year's Rockharz Open Air festival on July 10 in Ballenstedt, Germany . You can now watch the chat below. AMORPHIS will perform a special concert at the Olavinlinna Castle, a stone fortress built in ...

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CARACH ANGREN Recording Fourth Album

Dutch black metallers CARACH ANGREN have entered Tidalwave Studio in Karlsruhe, Germany with Patrick Damiani (FALKENBACH, ROME, UMBRA ET IMAGO) to record their fourth full-length album for a late 2014 release. The follow-up to 2012's "Where The Corpses Sink Forever" will be mixed by acclaimed producer Peter Tägtgren (DIMMU BORGIR, IMMORTAL, SEPTICFLESH, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM's HENKKA SEPPÄLÄ Shares Tour Tips (Video)

In the two-minute video below, bassist Henkka Seppälä (a.k.a. Henkka T. Blacksmith) of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM shares his top tips for being on tour (courtesy of Digital Tour Bus). The clip was shot on March 25, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. CHILDREN OF BODOM kicked off a six-week major-market North American headlining tour on ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Terror Hungry' Video Released

The official video for "Terror Hungry", the title track of the new album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. Due on April 4 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was produced by Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at Sonic Pump studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM), and it sees the "Finns shred ...

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AMORPHIS Vocalist TOMI JOUTSEN Speaks To KAAOS TV (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with vocalist Tomi Joutsen of Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS before the band's February 21 show at Hullu Pullo in Vaasa, Finland. You can now watch the chat below (in Finnish, with English subtitles; click on "CC"). AMORPHIS will perform a special concert at the Olavinlinna Castle, a stone ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Wins EMMA Award For 'Metal Album Of The Year'

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM were honored in the "Metal Album Of The Year" category at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held on March 7 at Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland. Other "Metal Album" nominees were BATTLE BEAST ("Battle Beast"), AMORPHIS ("Circle"), LOST SOCIETY ("Fast Loud Death") and RYTMIHÄIRIÖ ("Todellisuuden Mestari"). ...

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HIM's VILLE VALO Speaks To SOUNDWAVE TV (Video)

Heavy music presenter Christina Rowatt of Soundwave TV conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM during this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut ...

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HIM's VILLE VALO Interviewed On Australia's HOT FM (Audio)

Hot FM CQ breakfast announcer Paul "Browny" Brown conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM during this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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HIM's VILLE VALO Speaks To SPOTLIGHT REPORT (Video)

Spotlight Report conducted an interview with Ville Valo, lead singer of Finnish "love" metallers HIM, during this year's Soundwave festiva in Australia. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 15 on ...

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