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Metal Hammer has had the opportunity to hear HIM’s new album and now gives us an exclusive review of each track. The album’s working title ‘Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice’ seems to have been maintained but is still to be officially confirmed. Set to be released in February 2010, the new record consists of 13 tracks. These titles were given by Metal Hammer and there is no confirmation yet to whether they are the actual song titles.

Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice Tracklist

Ode To Solitude – Scared To Death – Heart Killer – Dying Song – Disarm Me – Love The Hardest Way – Katherine Whee – In The Arms Of Rain – Shatter Me With Hope – In Venere Veritas - Acoustic Funeral – St Valentine – Smother A Heart

Read here what Metal Hammer has to say about each track of  HIM’s new record!


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Once again Ville Valo will be joining Celtic Angel on Euro Rock Radio for another special HIM Night. The show will take place on Tuesday, September 8th at 8pm eastern (7pm central, 5pm pacific and 1am UK time). They are trying to work out a way for some fans to call in and speak to Ville. You can also e-mail your questions for him, some of which will be read on the show.

Here are the full details, posted by Celtic Angel…

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Straight from the horse’s – or shall I say – the stallion’s mouth, from yesterday’s Euro rock radio’s interview, here is the exclusive news on HIM’s new album:

- HIM will start recording in August in LA.
- The producer is Matt Squire (who has also worked with Panic at the Disco and The Used, among others)
- The working album name is “Screamworks – Love in Theory and Practice”
- The tentative release date will be Valentine’s Day 2010
- The album may sound something like Right Here in My Arms/ Funeral of Hearts/ Wings of a Butterfly.
- They are aiming for 15 songs.

The interview is up for download here at Euro-Rock Radio. The transcript of the interview has also been posted. Now we all can rest our heads and sleep peacefully… or can we?!


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According to this article, HIM will not be performing at any festivals this summer.  The band has been playing festivals for the last 10 years, but this year, according to manager Seppo Vesterisan, the band will be concentrating on the new album which is in the making . The album is set to be released next year and Seppo says that Ville has already a couple of songs done and some more to come.

Until then, fans anxiously await the upcoming album and tour of their favourite love metal band.


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HIM Official Myspace Bulletin:  “Euro Rock Radio, hosted by our very own CelticAngel,  will have a very special treat for all the good little HIMlings on Heartagram Day, February 7th!  From 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST (9:00 AM PST, 5:00 PM GMT, 7:00 PM Helsinki), Ville will be joining them live via telephone starting at 12:30 P.M. To tune in you’ll need to go to Additional information can be found at their site: and they will be allowing fans to email a few questions to Ville also. 

What are you waiting for?  Your question has to be in by February 5th!


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