H.I.M.: Fourth Weekly Podcast Available

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have uploaded the fourth installment of their weekly podcast to document the progress of their forthcoming as-yet-untitled new album, due out later this year on Sire. Among the topics covered in the latest update are the following:

* Linde's musical influences
* Mige talks about the "fresh new sound"
* Mige "the stork"
* Linde "the cow"
* Linde's guitars
* Quarrels during the recording process?

Check it out at this location.

As previously reported, H.I.M. have entered Los Angeles' Paramour studios to work on the follow-up to 2003's "Love Metal". According to singer Ville Valo, the upcoming CD, which is being produced by Tim Palmer (who worked on the band's last album), will feature "really fast songs but with a melodic punky MISFITS feel to them."

H.I.M.'s forthcoming album will be preceded by a single release in August and a "Love Metal Archives Vol. 1" DVD featuring videos, live footage and rare interviews in early May. Ville Valo and his cohorts have also lined up a handful of European and Japanese festival appearances during the summer.

(Thanks: Muthagoose / Ponyone.net)

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