What other purpose could YouTube possibly serve than making you a better black metal listener?!
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Brimming with charisma and gothic melodrama, Ville Valo commands your full attention both on and off the stage. Perfectly fusing the melodic and the melancholic, Valo is the embodiment of Johnny Cash, The Sisters Of Mercy, and Elvis with the lyrical elegance of Lovecraft, Poe, and Bukowski. He is truly one of a kind. Being […] …Continue Reading

Finnish love metal pioneer, Ville Valo of HIM, has today released his debut solo album, Neon Noir. Ville Valo comments, “I firmly believe ‘Neon Noir’ sprinkles some much-missed glitter all over modern day doom and gloom. It’s 12 lessons in reckless abandon without spilling the red.” Watch VV’s brand new video for album title track […] …Continue Reading

VV: “… [Neon Noir] was more all-consuming mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically even than anything I’ve done in the past.”
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Hartagram Records/Spinefarm Records January 13 Words by ERIN EDDY Ville Valo’s name is synonymous with HIM, the iconic gothic rock band he fronted from 1995 until 2017. HIM really peaked in the years when all things emo were embraced and for a short moment in time, alternative aesthetics were the mainstream. I’ll admit that at […] …Continue Reading