When talking about his songwriting, Valo explained, "I didn't know how to cope with the world.
Then I found an instrument, and through that I realized, that I am able to cope with the world and its evils, a bit better, through writing songs." Valo also takes inspiration from literature, explaining, "As a guy who writes songs, I get excited about an idea, or a book, or a sentence.
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.Obwohl Valo auf einer Musikschule war, hatte er nie Gesangsunterricht Zwei dieser Bands (Aurora und Donits Osmo Experience) veröffentlichten auf Sampler-CDs (Monk Rock, 1992 und Rumba 10 – A Collection of Fresh Finnish Underground Rock.1993), die Musik von finnischen Newcomer-Bands beinhalten, ein paar Lieder.I don't necessarily get excited about the whole of Tolkien, I just get excited about Uruk-hai.
Ville Hermanni Valo (born 22 November 1976) is a Finnish singer, songwriter, artist, and multi instrumentalist. Valo has a baritone voice type and has maintained a wide vocal range throughout his career.
Seit seiner frühen Kindheit beschäftigte sich Ville Valo mit Musik.
Er spielt E-Bass, Gitarre, Keyboard, Klavier und Schlagzeug. Die Schule in Oulunkylä war eine der wenigen Schulen, die zu dieser Zeit in Helsinki Musikklassen hatten.
Valo has collaborated with several different musicians during his career.
He sang back-up vocals on the albums Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams, Wasting the Dawn, Blessed Be and Paris Kills by The 69 Eyes, in 1997, 1999, 20 respectively, and appeared in the music video for "Wasting the Dawn".
In 1998, he played the role of "Lippumies" in the Ilppo Pohjola directed short film Asphalto. I've always felt that we need to sell about 80 million copies more for me to become an actor, a painter, an opera singer or a TV personality." Valo later elaborated on the incident stating that "It was a guy just talking a lot of bull about me and my fiancée [...] And I got pissed off, I went to his door [...] I kicked the door, he opened the door and I told him that if he was ever gonna talk badly about me and my girl, he was gonna end up being dead, and I punched him in the face, and that's the whole thing." Since then, Valo has relapsed, but stated that he tries to balance his drinking, stating "I'm an on-and-off guy.