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HIM Sideshows Announced

Written by Michael Carr on November 27, 2009

The sweet Soundwave love keeps on coming with the Scandanavian Bam Margera favourites letting us in for some off the side glory.

The purveyors of ‘Love Metal’ and masters of dark atmospheric music, HIM, re-defined the gothic rock/metal movement and no one comes close to their heavy, ethereal sounds. Driven by lyrics that spin tales of fatalistic love and depression, it’s perpetually heartsick frontman Ville Valo’s vampiric crooning that ultimately gives the band its fangs.

After spreading their gothic wings over the masses it was the follow up to the platinum selling ‘Dark Light’, ‘Venus Doom’ that saw HIM rocking with fury with Ville’s stunning vocals and lyrical poetry moving from raging wail to deep baritone with consummate ease. “With every album that he writes HIM mainman Ville Valo gets closer to his dream fusion of Metallica, Depeche Mode and Ozzy, while still remembering to add some distinctly gothic beauty.” – Uncut

With a new album on the way in February we are thrilled to announce that HIM will be performing 2 clubs show only on the back of their Soundwave 2010 appearances.

TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY 3 DECEMBER, 9AM

TUESDAY 23rd FEBRUARY
SYDNEY – THE FORUM – 18+
www.moshtix.com.au 1300 Get Tix and www.ticketek.com.au 132 849

THURSDAY 25th FEBRUARY
MELBOURNE – THE HI-FI – 18+
www.thehifi.com.au / www.ticketek.com.au 132 849

HIM are also appearing at the Soundwave Festival 2010.

Saturday 20th February
BRISBANE

Sunday 21st February
SYDNEY

Friday 26th February
MELBOURNE – Sold Out

Saturday 27th February
ADELAIDE

Monday 1st March
PERTH

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