Fans of the Finnish 'Love Metal' band HIM can look forward to the release of XX - Two Decades of Love Metal which will be available on November 6th. Today they've released a new track called "Strange World," which is available on Amazon.
This year HIM, one of Finland’s most successful bands at home and abroad celebrate 20 years by releasing a compilation album XX – Two Decades of Love Metal. This is the first compilation by the band that covers their whole career. The celebratory compilation includes one new track, "Strange World" – the first new material from HIM since 2010. Kevin Grivois known by the artist name Ké released the track in the 90s, and it’s one of the personal favorites of Ville Valo. A music video has been shot for the track.
The renowned Helldone Festival will take place again this year. HIM has brought in the New Year at Tavastia Club 11 times, five of which with Helldone Festival. This year HIM will take the Tavastia stage four nights in a row. The Helldone Festival audience has usually consisted of a large number of HIM fans that have traveled to Finland from abroad – including gig goers from as far afield as Mexico and Australia. Helldone has been sold out in record time each year. The Festival will announce ticket sale dates and schedules in the near future.
This month HIM will start working on a new studio album to be released in winter 2013. HIM can be seen on tour and at festivals in the spring, summer and fall 2013.
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XX - Two Decades of Love Metal Tracklisting
01. Strange World
02. Join Me
04. Wings Of A Butterfly
05. Kiss Of Dawn (Radio Edit)
06. Funeral Of Hearts (Radio Edit)
07. Right Here In My Arms (Radio Edit)
09. Buried Alive By Love (Radio Edit)
10. Gone With The Sin
11. Your Sweet 6,6,6
12. Sacrament (Radio Edit)
13. Wicked Game
14. Killing Loneliness
15. Bleed Well (Radio Edit)
16. In Joy And Sorrow (Radio Edit)
17. Poison Girl
18. Scared To Death
19. When Love And Death Embrace (Radio Edit)
20. Heartache Every Moment