November 30, -0001 in Helsinki
Finnish rock band
The Finnish rock band HIM came together in 1991 in Helsinki. The group has released eight studio albums with various changes to the line up over time. HIM's latest release was 2013's Tears for Tape. Their album Dark Light was the first album by a Finnish group to be certfied gold in the United States. In August 2015, singer Ville Valo said the group was working on new material for an album possibly ready by December 2016. HIM's music is often described as gothic rock or gothic metal, but the word "alternative" is also sometimes used instead of "gothic.