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Ville Valo

Ville Valo

Real/full name:
Ville Hermanni Valo
Age:
38 (born Nov 22nd, 1976)
Place of origin:
Finland (Helsinki)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Valo is best known as the lead vocalist and frontman of the Finnish rock band HIM, which became the first Finnish rock band to achieve a gold record (more than 500,000 copies) in the United States.

Valo was born in a district of Helsinki called Vallila. His father, Kari, is Finnish and his mother, Anita, is of Hungarian descent. Soon after his birth, the family moved to the riverside community ...

Trivia

He has received the "Golden God" award in 2004 by the heavy metal magazine Metal Hammer.

Valo has a baritone vocal range, spanning A1 to A6.

He is close friends with CKY, Jackass and Viva La Bam star Bam Margera, who shares many of Valo's tattoos. Valo also portrayed Jim Morrison in the 69 Eyes music video "Wasting The Dawn". He voices Motto Motto in the Finnish dub of Madagascar 2.

HIM

Vocals (1991-present)

Anathema

2010 We're Here Because We're Here Vocals (additional) on "Angels Walk Among Us"

Apocalyptica

2004 Bittersweet (Single) Vocals
2005 Apocalyptica Vocals (on "Bittersweet")

Cradle of Filth

2006 Thornography Vocals (clean) (on "The Byronic Man")
Added by: Eagleheart Modified by: windOfHerMisfortune
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