Bullet For My Valentine

bfmvBullet for My Valentine are a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend. The band’s  members are : Matthew Tuck – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, Michael „Padge“ Paget – lead guitar, backing vocals, Michael „Moose“ Thomas – drums, percussion, Jason James – bass guitar, backing vocals.

They have received awards such as Best Newcomer (2004) (2005), Metal Hammer Golden God Award, Best British Band (2006) (2009), (2010), Best  Single for „Tears Don’t Fall“ (2006), Headlined Kerrang!’s 25-year anniversary tour of the UK, Best Live Band (2010).

 

>> Genre: Melodic Metalcore, Modern Thrash Metal

>> Country: UK

>> Active: 1998-present

 

History

The band is formed in 1998. „Catchy vocals, aggressive riffs, and melodies,“ is the best way to describe their music. With only four albums so far , this band (previously formed under the name Jeff Killed John) surely has bright future ahead. Albums: The Poison (2005), Scream Aim Fire (2008), Fever (2010), Temper Temper (2013). The band has sold over one million albums in the United States and over 3,000,000 albums worldwide.

 

Band members

Matthew Tuck – lead vocals, rhythm guitar (1998 present)

Michael „Padge“ Paget – lead guitar, backing vocals (1998 present)

Michael „Moose“ Thomas – drums, percussion (1998 present)

Jason James – bass guitar, backing vocals (2003 present)

 

Music

  • „The Poison“(2005)
  • „Scream Aim Fire“ (2008)
  • „Fever“ (2010)
  • „Temper Temper“ (2013)

Famous for:  Hand Of Blood, Hearts Burst Into Fire, Tears Don’t Fall, Waking The Demon

 

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Influenced by

Alice In Chains (Alternative Pop/Rock/Grunge)

Iron Maiden (Heavy Metal/British Metal)

Slayer (Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal)

Guns N‘ Roses (Hard Rock/Heavy Metal)

Metallica (Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal)

Machine Head (Alternative Metal/Thrash Metal)

Testament (Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal)

 

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Sources:

http://www.bulletformyvalentine.com/us/home  – official website

http://www.columbia.co.uk/artists/bullet_for_my_valentine/ – Record Label

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullet_for_My_Valentine – Wiki

http://www.last.fm/music/Bullet+for+My+Valentine – Last.fm