A band that has meant a lot to Bam Margera is the melodic-goth metal act HIM; not only does Margera have an HIM tattoo, but he has also directed several of the band’s music videos.
But per ex-band frontman Ville Valo himself, he and Margera have not been in touch for some time; he also feels that the ex-Jackass star is becoming a “monster.”
During a recent conversation with NME, the ex-HIM singer was asked if he keeps in touch with Margera; in his reply, Valo speaks about how concerned he is for Margera. (The following quotes were transcribed by Loudwire):
“I haven’t heard from him in a while. I think the last time around I saw him was during our last tour in the States with him, which was in 2017. We tried to contact him. … But I haven’t been able to reach out in that sense or talk to him.
“I’m hoping he feels better because he’s a nice guy. He’s a sensitive, special fellow. And it’s just sad to see that he’s turning into the monster that he’s turning into. I think I can understand some of it, but it needs to stop.”
Valo continues, “It’s not going to lead to anything better or anything beautiful. He’s got a beautiful family — both his own and then his parents [Phil and April Margera] and his brother [CKY drummer Jesse Margera] and all that stuff.
“And he’s got a lot of people that care about him. So I’m hoping he can take a break from all the extracurricular activities and concentrate on the essentials.”
What do you make of Valo’s feelings about Margera?
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