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H.I.M. Tap Andy Wallace To Mix Next Album

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have reportedly tapped Andy Wallace (KORN, LINKIN PARK, LIMP BIZKIT, SLAYER) to mix their brand-new album, tentatively due in the fall via Sire. The mixing sessions will take place in New York City beginning this week.

As previously reported, H.I.M. recorded the follow-up to 2003's "Love Metal" at Los Angeles' Paramour studios According to singer Ville Valo, the upcoming CD, which is being produced by Tim Palmer (who worked on the band's last album), will feature "really fast songs but with a melodic punky MISFITS feel to them."

H.I.M.'s forthcoming album will be preceded by a single release in August. Ville Valo and his cohorts have also lined up a handful of European and Japanese festival appearances during the summer.

H.I.M. and HMC (Helsinki Music Company) have reached an agreement to have all future H.I.M. albums released in Finland via the band's own Heartagram label. HMC is reportedly owned by Niko Nordström (former General Manager of BMG Finland) and Asko Kallonen (former A&R exec at BMG Finland). Kallonen has worked with H.I.M. since their first EP, "666 Ways to Love: Prologue".

H.I.M. frontman Ville Valo is expected to sing backing vocals on one or two songs on the forthcoming BLOODHOUND GANG album. No further information is currently available.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. MAW writes:

I love the misfits

# May 5, 2005 @ 1:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. weiner writes:

MAW thats cool but what dose it have to do with H.I.M. but i guess its cool since it is the misfits

# May 5, 2005 @ 9:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. MAW writes:

because their new album is supposed to have a misfits feel it

# May 5, 2005 @ 11:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Terry writes:

I hope its as good as all their other albums HIM is my gavorite band, i wonder what the title will be?

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5. Terry writes:

*Favorite

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6. brokenwings13 writes:

Andy Wallace! I don't care who he's produced, the guy is good. Not Phil Spector, Rick Rubin, or Devin Townsend good, but GOOD!!

# May 5, 2005 @ 9:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. TatteredSoul writes:

HIM is the best band. Ville has such a voice and is a awesome song writer!!

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8. Terry writes:

HIM is the best-666- yea

# May 6, 2005 @ 3:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. fag fucking homo band practically emo writes:

H.I.M. blows .... they are for little f***ing fag kids

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10. Terry writes:

They are awesome

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11. Terry writes:

I wonder when the US Tour Dates will come out, I hope its soon

# May 6, 2005 @ 6:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Terry writes:

Question?

H.I.M. Or CKY
Whos Better?

# May 6, 2005 @ 8:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Andrew writes:

Terry, that question is for little bam wannabees, HIM have some quality stuff as does Cky, but HIM do not deserve all the hype they get, and as for HIM being for little fag kids, i do get p***ed when i see little posers wear the heartagram, but you can blame all the terrible Uk magazines and bam margera for that, as for the music, its pretty good.

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14. ZerO writes:

...Too bad H.I.M. sucks real bad. Cky is alot better. I agree with post 13 you should see how many heatagram sh** i see on people. Every kid i see with a heartagram on the attire i ask them to name 5 songs and they cant. f***ing posers. Bam Margera is the only reason H.I.M. is known with the little skater kids.

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15. ZerO writes:

how much heartagram *

# May 6, 2005 @ 9:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Terry writes:

Personally I like both bands, but for me H.I.M. is better , and i hate it when i ask people about the heartagram and they say it is about bam margera. If u ask me if i know 5 songs i can name 60. I think bam is a poser. he tries to be a rocker or sometin. But his show is kinda of funny.

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17. Terry writes:

I think the only band that comes even close to H.I.M. is Rammstein

# May 6, 2005 @ 10:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. brokenwings13 writes:

CKY is better, and yes, all that heartagram stuff is Bam's fault, it's on his mailbox for crying out loud!

Bam is the poster child for fake skater kids. The guy can skate, but he's now screwed it up with the show and sh*t. Like they need a face anyway? What, is Tony Hawk considered the old guy now?

# May 7, 2005 @ 2:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. pigdestroyer writes:

ville is a great songwriter, but there whole music thing is a little dissapointing. they lyrics are amazing but the rest is lacking in quality

# May 13, 2005 @ 3:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

H.I.M F U C KIN SUCK ASS

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21. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

f*** H.I.M

# May 13, 2005 @ 5:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. brokenwings13 writes:

Ville's got great songs, there's just not great music backing them up, some songs altogether are great, but others are just not.

# May 13, 2005 @ 5:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. blackwings18 writes:

i think HIM and CKY are great bands. Their lyrics are amazing and ville has an awesome voice. but with canada no one knows who the hell they are, they only know them as bam's band, which is pretty sad, because bam is too c***y with the way he represents them. I still like the bands, can anyone tell me some tour dates for them.

# May 18, 2005 @ 6:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. ZerO writes:

cky is 50 times better than H.I.M.

# May 18, 2005 @ 6:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. brokenwings13 writes:

Blackwings18, no dates for HIM yet, being as their in the studio.

If you go to CKY's bio in the bands section of this site, there should be a news story about them.

# May 18, 2005 @ 10:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Terry writes:

CKY is not 50 times better than HIM. But i like CKY too.

# May 20, 2005 @ 3:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Jimmy writes:

HIM haters suck d***, and they are queers that dont recognize good music when they hear it you bunch of a s s bastards. I pooted

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28. Billy writes:

f*** all you f***in f***s from f***ville that f***in dont f***in like f***in HIM and f***in cky you f***in f***sers FU CKY
OU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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30. markus writes:

n*****

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31. markus writes:

that last one was supposed to say N I GG ER!!!!!!!!!!!!!! f*** you

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32. fuck you writes:

f*** f*** f*** your boat gently up your f***in a$$hole

# May 21, 2005 @ 3:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. fuckbastards writes:

why dont you all go outside and play a nice pleasurable game of hide and go f*** yourself!!!

# May 21, 2005 @ 3:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. blackwings18 writes:

HIM and CKY are awesome, if you dont f***ing like them them why the hell are you on this site. So f*** you!!!!!!! Thanks whenever anyone hears of someone tours for HIM and CKY can you tell me becasue a freind of mine and I wont to really go!!!! Thanks

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35. ZerO writes:

this site isnt all about him and cky you dumbass. this site is metalunderground, not him or cky underground.

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36. Mommas boy writes:

zero youare a dumbass f***inn***** you f***. f*** you. go f*** yourself this site is here because of cky and HIM so go play a game of hide and go f*** yourself!!!

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37. DEADMETAL writes:

the only people that i know that like either of those bands are females .. .

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38. brokenwings13 writes:

I like them, I'm female, there's logic to Deadmetal's point now.

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39. ........ writes:

listen to me

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