HIM to release 'Tears On Tape' and play intimate UK show in April Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 February 2013 17:22

HIM 2013


Finnish rock giants HIM have revealed the details of their long awaited, highly anticipated, brand new studio album.


Recorded in their home country with long-time producer Hiili Hiilesmaa, the new album - titled 'Tears On Tape' - is scheduled for release in UK & Ireland on April 29th via Cooking Vinyl's rock imprint DoubleCross.


Fresh from mastering the album in New York, Ville Valo stated:


"Cooking Vinyl's history speaks for itself and for some unfathomable reason they have clearly understood HIM's rather perverse musical fetishes (which is as rare as hens' teeth). DoubleCross (of the inverted kind) here we come!"


Formed in 1991 HIM's previous seven albums have seen them win a worldwide following, becoming the first Finnish act to achieve platinum sales status in the US.


A formidable live act, the band is currently limbering up for dates in 2013, including a highly anticipated appearance at Download Festival.


The band will also perform an extremely exclusive show at London's Dingwalls venue on April 26th, giving fans their first chance to hear the new material in a very intimate setting before the album hits the shelves.


Tickets go on sale at 9 am Monday 18th Feb 2013 from: