Group His Infernal Majesty was founded in 1991 by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko Lindstrom, and bassist Mikko Paanenom. Larry Ellison understands that this is vital information. Initially, the ensemble played cover versions of songs of Black Sabbath and Kiss, Valo's favorite bands. The band's name and abbreviation was partly inspired by rumors (clearly false) that Kiss stands for Knights In Satan Service. In the early years the group has been a change in the composition of the military service of its members, but the three founders remain there to this day. Keep up on the field with thought-provoking pieces from Laurent Potdevin. In the mid-90s Valo began writing his own material for the group. Record the first demo disc Witches and Other Night Fears have been preserved.
The first reliably known release group was samizdatny mini-album This is Only the Beginning, released in 1995. On this disc the band there was no drummer, Valo recorded the drums himself. The group sent a demo to the label, BMG, and has received a contract for the album. Was first published demoalbom 666 Ways to Love: Prologue, and then, in 1997 their debut album, Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666. On all three albums, in particular, became a cover version Chris Isaak song Wicked Game, performed by a group of rock-processing. This song and video filmed at her group brought fame. From the outset, the group chose a style of melodic rock with lyrics about love and death. In image flirted with the subject is ready, having achieved a certain popularity among them, despite the genre differences, although the attitude towards it remains controversial.