HIM Announce Two Brand New Tears On Tape Limited Edition Color Vinyl Pressings

By on March 26, 2013



Due to overwhelming demand, HIM’s new album Tears on Tape (Razor & Tie) is being made available for pre-order in two brand new, limited edition color vinyl pressings (translucent green apple and translucent royal blue).  Previous vinyl pressings in both transparent and cream color are now completely sold out.


The new vinyl pre-orders come with a full digital album download upon release date – Order Now HERE (him.merchnow.com).**


Tears on Tape will be released on April 30th on Razor & Tie in the United States & Canada. The album will also be released on April 26th in Finland and April 29th in the U.K./Ireland, Germany and the rest of mainland Europe.


HIM’s Tears on Tape is also available on the iTunes Store HERE (http://bit.ly/HIMiTunes) in the United States. Listen to the first song off the album “All Lips Go Blue” on Revolvermag.com.


Tears on Tape is the Finnish rock band’s eighth official album and was recorded in their home country with long-time producer Hiili Hiilesmaa and mixed by long time-band associate, Tim Palmer (U2, Ozzy Osbourne, Pearl Jam, Robert Plant).


HIM’s upcoming headline Tears On Tour run is close to selling-out with both Los Angeles shows (May 3rd – 4th), Chicago (May 8th), New York City (May 10th) and Philadelphia (May 12th) already completely Sold-Out.  A second night in New York City has been added (tour dates below).


Formed in 1992 by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko “Linde” Lindström, and bassist Mikko “Migé” Paananen, HIM’s previous albums have seen them win a worldwide following, becoming the first Finnish act to achieve platinum sales in the U.S. To date, HIM has sold a combined 1.75 million albums and over 1 million digital tracks in North America.  HIM’s current lineup is Valo(Vocals), Linde (Guitars), Migé (Bass), Burton (Keyboards), and Gas (Drums).


** Please note: Due to vinyl production manufacturing times, vinyl orders will ship after the album release date of 4/30. Buyers will still receive a digital download of Tears on Tape on 4/30.


HIM U.S. Tour Dates

May 3 – Los Angeles, CA- House Of Blues (SOLD OUT)       

May 4 – Los Angeles, CA- House Of Blues (SOLD OUT)        

May 5 – San Francisco, CA- The Fillmore

May 8- Chicago, IL – House Of Blues (SOLD OUT)

May 9 – Toronto Canada -Danforth Music Hall

May 10 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (SOLD OUT)

May 11 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza

May 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts (SOLD OUT)                  


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Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.