Burbank, CA – “Heartkiller,” the new single from Sire Records’ hard-rock heroes HIM, will premiere in the United States on MySpace on December 4th. The track is the first single from the band’s upcoming new album, Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice, which will be released by Sire Records on February 9th, 2010. Recorded at The Lair in Los Angeles, the album was produced by Matt Squire (Taking Back Sunday, The Used, Saosin) and mixed by Neal Avron (Linkin Park, Weezer, Fall Out Boy).
Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice is HIM’s seventh studio album and the follow-up to 2007’s Venus Doom, which debuted at No. 12 in the U.S. and was nominated for a Grammy Award for “Best Boxed/Special Limited Edition Packaging.” In 2007, HIM, which is Ville Valo (vocals), Mige (bass), Linde (guitar), Burton (keyboards), and Gas (drums) supported Metallica in Europe before joining the Linkin Park-headlined Projekt Revolution tour across America, and headlined its own U.S. theater tour. The band’s 2005 album Dark Light has the distinction of being the first album by a Finnish band to be certified gold in the U.S.
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