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November 30, -0001 in Helsinki
Finnish rock band
There are multiple artists with this name: 1) HIM is an alternative rock band from Finland. 2) HiM, a solo project put together in 1995 by Doug Scharin (drummer for June of 44, REX, and Codeine). 3) HIM, acronym for "Hiromasa Ijichi Melodies," a Japanese group. 1) Formed in 1991 by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko LindstrÃ¶m (Linde), and bassist Mikko Paananen(Mige). Today the band consists of the previously named as well as a drummer Mika Karppinen(Gas) and a keyboardist Janne Puurtinen(Burton). The name HIM was originally an abbreviation for "His Infernal Majesty", but was changed to the initials to avoid confusion with the occult.
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Thoughts on Songs with HIM
Really this is a "Path" that we come across here. It is "path" for a specific man, looking back in his life, what he has done, looking forward in his life, what he will do, according to what ethos, state of mind and morals will he act and will he act in the same way as before? Is his "path" the right one? what has experience have to teach him?
A man who is placing himself apart from "God". "God" could be used here not literally, but as symbolic meaning, embracing all that is socially accepted maybe, all in those people tend to hide under, as a safety umbrella. Thus, this man, is casting himself away "in this endless dark", acting more radical.
A boy, a lover, who is torturing his girlfriend, his lover, by torturing himself. Sometimes the main cause of action we can do to elevate the object of our love, is to keep calm and fix ourselves in order for the other party to not be affected by the hurt we're causing to ourselves.