Ville Hermanni Valo (pronunciation (help?úinfo)) (born November 22, 1976), is a Finnish singer, songwriter, and frontman of the Finnish rock band HIM. They have released six studio albums and four compilation albums. They became the first Finnish rock band to achieve a gold record in the United States. Valo was also the drummer for the spin-off rock band Daniel Lioneye which featured their guitarist on vocals. Valo is friends with American actor/pro-skateboarder Bam Margera, and HIM’s music has been featured in Margera’s projects.