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Old 04-29-04, 01:41 AM
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Anyone listen to H.I.M. (no, not a Christian band...)?

A friend brought it by the other day to show me and I had to go out and buy it. The album (razorblade romance) isn't too bad surprisingly since I've never heard them before. Anyone have any opinions on them or know any background info?
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Old 04-29-04, 01:44 AM
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That the band with the heart-pentagram logo?
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Old 04-29-04, 05:43 AM
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Originally posted by DonnachaOne
That the band with the heart-pentagram logo?
Yes. They're a Finnish band, the name HIM originally stood for His Infernal Majesty.

They're pretty big in Europe and most famous for their cover version of "Wicked Game", biggest hit around here was "Join Me", also featured in the movie "The 13th Floor".

Their music is Rock/pop music with gothic and some slight metal influences, their singer looks a bit androgynous and has a quite beautiful deep voice.

They just relesed a Best Of album in Europe ("And love said no").

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I have Razorblade Romance and like it alot. Is anything else available without importing? If not when will it be.
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super huge on Viva La Bam on MTV
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If I am not mistaken, Bam or his brother actually directed one of their videos. I got this cd when it was finally available in the US, I would like to get more but the flow is slow.
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I always get this band confused with another HiM.
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Old 08-01-04, 12:13 AM
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HIM are great, one of my favorite bands, I own their 4 albums. Razorblade Romance is their best album IMO, altough their first one Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666 is top-notch also
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Originally posted by fallow
I always get this band confused with another HiM.
I imagine it's just the similar name that confuses you, because the two groups sound nothing alike.
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Old 08-02-04, 09:12 AM
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my old roommate got the greatest lovesongs heartagram logo tattoo'd on her chest. Looks pretty cool.

I saw them on their last tour around at the bowery....they are pretty good live, but I like the way they sound in the studio better. great consistent band when you are in the mood for it, has love metal even had a domestic release yet?
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has love metal even had a domestic release yet?
Not in America, you can get it only as an import.
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Hi, my name is harpo787, and I like HIM.

I never thought I'd say I like HIM. I thought people would make fun of me for liking HIM. Now I know longer care what people think about HIM or me.

Does mean I've got a bout of "teh gay" from over at Adult Talk?

PS: I only have Razorblade Romance...I don't want to pay huge prices for import albums...not even albums by HIM. I highly anticpate future US releases by HIM.
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Old 08-20-04, 04:56 AM
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HIM is one of those bands that even though the lead singer at times sounds really "pussyfied" you can still sit back and really enjoy what you are listening to.
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Old 08-21-04, 01:15 AM
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I was just going to post a message about HIM a few days ago. I highly recomend picking up all their albums. They are well worth the money. I picked up "Greatest Love Songs 666", "Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlight" and the greatest hits ones from Amazon sellers for about $13 each. They were not bootlegs either. Watch out on ebay, 90% of them are boots. I think some Hot Topic stores sell the import albums too.
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I just got the singles box set at Tower for around $41 and it's awesome. I also have the greatest hits (around $26) and of course razorblade romance.
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Anyone listen to "Daniel Lioneye" yet, HIM's side project with the guitarist singing and ville playing drums? They covered King of Rock`n`Roll that can be heard on Viva La Bam's opening.
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Just recently imported the Daniel Lioneye CD got it in constant spin, I like it alot.

and I have all five HIM albums as well. Desperetly want the singles box set
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