HIM Premiere New Video “Tears On Tape” Exclusively On AOL Music

By on April 16, 2013



HIM has premiered their new music video, “Tears On Tape,” The track, taken from the band’s forthcoming new album Tears On Tape (Razor & Tie) – is available as part of the album pre-order on the iTunes Store HERE (http://bit.ly/HIMiTunes). “Tears On Tape” is the first official European single/video from the much-anticipated new album except in the UK/Ireland.

The video “Tears on Tape” was directed by Stefan Lindfors. Lindfors also directed HIM’s classic, award-winning “Funeral of Hearts” video 10 years ago.


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)

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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.