Ville Hermanni Valo (born 22 November 1976) is a Finnish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead vocalist and main songwriter of the Finnish gothic rock band HIM. Influenced by the likes of Black Sabbath and Type O Negative, Valo began his career playing bass and drums in various bands around Helsinki, before forming HIM in 1991. The band would go on to become one of the most commercially successful Finnish bands of all time, and the first to receive a gold record in the United States. Valo is also credited as the creator of the heartagram, the trademarked symbol of HIM. The band announced their plans to retire following a farewell tour, and played their final show on New Year's Eve 2017.
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Ville Hermanni Valo
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Ville Hermanni Valo (born November 22, 1976) is a Finnish singer, songwriter and frontman of the Finnish rock band HIM. He has received the "Golden God" award in 2004 by the heavy metal magazine Metal Hammer. Valo has a baritone vocal range, and has maintained an octave range around 4 or 5, in full voice, from F1 to F5, Valo was ranked number 80 in Hit Paraders Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time
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Vocals, guitar, bass, drums, piano, keyboards
Razor & Tie (U.S.), DoubleCross (U.K.), Universal (E.U.)
HIM, Daniel Lioneye, Cradle Of Filth, Apocalyptica
Seppo Vesterinen (manager)
Beauty And Fire In His Eyes
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Cradle of Filth
List The 69 Eyes, Agents, Anathema, Andy McCoy, Bam Margera, Bloodhound Gang, Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers, Kari Tapio, Lullacry, MGT, The Mission, MZ, Natalia Avelon, Tehosekoitin
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