In 2006, you performed for the first time in Romania, and shortly after, in 2007, you released „Venus Doom”, your darkest oeuvre yet.
Now the album is here at last and I’m proud to have the opportunity to release it on SPV!
In times devoid of grand love stories, it’s not easy to build an artistic universe based on a feeling that seems to have gone out of fashion.
How does the absence of faith give rise to beautiful metaphors about the sacred order and why does Ville see himself as a stranger, off-stage?
Find out by reading our brand new interview with one of rock and roll’s most charming and intelligent frontmen.
„Tears On Tape” seems to be your most eclectic yet, combining elements from the previous releases. Today () will be the second gig with him so we’re still in our „Honeymoon” phase. His influences are a bit different from the ones Gas had, even though they come from the same metal influenced world.
However, the drummer is a great guy and he’s injecting us with newfound, bigger or whatever you want to call it positivity. I’ve been putting together a few bits and bobs back at home, some kind of skeletal ideas that are not fully realized yet.On the occasion of his joint concert with Ricky Warwick/Black Star Riders at London’s Kentish Town Forum, Mark Gemini Thwaite, Silke Yli-Sirniö (Tough Enough Promotion) and Gero Herrde (A&R SPV) met to sign the contracts.They later voiced their evident joy about the recently sealed collaboration.Kinda trying to revive valo_daily=)In case you don't know yet, Ville has released a new single Olet Mun Kaikuluotain.You can find it on i Tunes and on Spotify and in other places. MGT Solo album "Volumes" out in late June 2016 on SPV- Single ´Knowing Me Knowing You` out on 15 April ABBA cover version featuring Ville Valo (HIM) and YOUTH remix!Forever spent are the days of Romeo and Juliet, Lancelot and Guinevere, and even those of Rick and Ilsa („Casablanca”), or Jay and Daisy („The Great Gatsby”).