HIM have just announced dates for a North American headlining tour. The trek will be in support of the Finnish group's upcoming Tears on Tape album. The May 2013 run will make scheduled stops in both Los Angeles and New York City (tour dates below). Tears on Tape will be released on April 30 on Razor & Tie in North America.

A special pre-sale for the House of Blues, Ticketmaster, and Citibank will start on Wednesday, Feb. 20 and tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, Feb. 22. Tickets will be available here.

Tears on Tape is the "Love Metal" band's eighth official album and was recorded in their home country with long-time producer Hiili Hiilesmaa and once again mixed by long time-band associate, Tim Palmer (Ozzy Osbourne, Robert Plant).

HIM Tour Dates:

May 3 – Los Angeles, CA- House Of Blues

May 5 – San Francisco, CA- The Fillmore

May 8- Chicago, IL – House Of Blues

May 9 – Toronto Canada -Danforth Music Hall

May 10 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza

May 12 – Philadelphia, PA - Theatre Of Living Arts