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Bullet For My Valentine

Bullet for My Valentine are a metalcore band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matt Tuck (lead vocals,rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar), Jason James (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Michael Thomas (drums). They wereformed under the name Jeff Killed John and started their music career by covering songs by Metallica and Nirvana. Jeff KilledJohn recorded six songs which were not released; two of these tracks were reworked later in their career as Bullet for MyValentine. Financial difficulties dictated the name change, which was followed by a change in music di ...read more

Bullet for My Valentine are a metalcore band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matt Tuck (lead vocals,rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar), Jason James (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Michael Thomas (drums). They wereformed under the name Jeff Killed John and started their music career by covering songs by Metallica and Nirvana. Jeff KilledJohn recorded six songs which were not released; two of these tracks were reworked later in their career as Bullet for MyValentine. Financial difficulties dictated the name change, which was followed by a change in music direction. In 2002, the bandsecured a five-album deal with Sony BMG. The band has stated that their music is influenced by classic heavy metal acts suchas Metallica, Iron Maiden, and Slayer. The band is part of the Cardiff music scene.

Bullet for My Valentine’s debut album, The Poison, was released on 3 October 2005 in the United Kingdom and on 14 February2006 in the United States to coincide with Valentine’s Day. The album entered the Billboard 200 in the US at number 128. It wascertified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. The band made appearances at the Download Festival andKerrang! XXV, and undertook a US tour with Rob Zombie. Bullet for My Valentine’s second studio album, Scream Aim Fire, wasreleased on 29 January 2008 and debuted at number four on the Billboard 200. The band’s third album, Fever, was released on26 April 2010 and debuted at number three on the Billboard 200. The band has sold over two million albums worldwide. « hide

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LPs
Temper Temper
02/12/2013

1.6
487 Votes
Fever
2010

2.6
1,085 Votes
Scream, Aim, Fire
2008

2.8
1,609 Votes
The Poison
2005

3.4
2,092 Votes
EPs
Road to Nowhere
2008

3.1
43 Votes
Rare Cuts
2007

2.9
14 Votes
Hand of Blood
2005

3.5
362 Votes
Bullet for My Valentine
2004

3.7
266 Votes
Live Albums
The Poison: Live At Brixton Academy
2007

3.5
98 Votes
Compilations
Fever (Tour Edition)
2010

3.6
16 Votes

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