HIM has premiered the title track from their forthcoming new studio album, Tears On Tape, exclusively on AOL Noisecreep – Listen HERE. “Tears On Tape” will be the first official European (excluding UK/Ireland) single/video from the much-anticipated album.
Tears On Tape (Razor & Tie) is now available for pre-order on the iTunes Store HERE (http://bit.ly/HIMiTunes) in the United States. The iTunes Deluxe Digital Edition of the album includes a Digital LP plus five new in-studio music videos. Tears on Tape is mastered specifically for iTunes, ensuring the delivery of the music to listeners with increased audio fidelity, more closely replicating what the artists, recording engineers, and producers intended.
Also revealed earlier this week is the May 2013 U.K. Edition of Metal Hammer which features an extensive 8-page HIM cover story with an in-depth look at the making of Tears On Tape.
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.
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), both New York City shows (May 10th – 11th) and Philadelphia (May 12th) already completely Sold-Out.
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).
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 (SOLD OUT)
May 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts (SOLD OUT)