BFMV getting edgier
2014-02-17 by Matthis de Bruyn | 82 Comments

After last year's Temper Temper wasn't received very well with the critics, Bullet For My Valentine have written five new songs additional to the already released "Raising Hell" for a new album which is to be released somewhen in the future. Check out the interview with EMP below, along with the video to Raising Hell.




Quote from Matt Tuck (taken from Metalhammer): "I wouldn’t change that record [Temper Temper] for anything, really. That’s the record we wanted to make, and that’s what we should be doing; we should be doing what we want, and we shouldn’t be trying to please anyone else. If the next album we write doesn’t get well received for whatever reason, then it’s, like… you can’t do things for other people. We’ve gotta do it for ourselves, and that’s the only way we can stay true as a band. I think a rule that we’ve always stuck by since Day One was we do it our way and we do it what we wanna do or we don’t do it at all. I think someone else fucking up your career is not acceptable. So if we fuck it up, at least you can sleep at night, you know what I mean? So we’re extremely happy with it, and here we are today still rocking big venues around the world. So we [must be doing] something right, you know?!"

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Skoj
February 17th 2014

1089 Comments


3edgy5me

Spec
February 17th 2014

27062 Comments


nice try

RoyalImperialGuard
February 17th 2014

1119 Comments


Matt Tuck is such a badass.

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ASnideReturns
February 17th 2014

3299 Comments


Glamour of the Kill > Bullet for my Valentine at this point imo.

Satellite
February 17th 2014

20687 Comments


Matt Tuck is such a bad musician.

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PostMesmeric
February 17th 2014

323 Comments


The Poison was pretty good. I wish they'd go back to that sound.

Surtur
February 17th 2014

513 Comments


Edgier than before?! Impossible!

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EvoHavok
February 17th 2014

1338 Comments


Temper Temper sucked, but this track is actually decent.

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Green Baron
February 17th 2014

18187 Comments


Bring Fire, Must Validate

Ire
February 17th 2014

41749 Comments


didn't even know this band was still trying to music

Green Baron
February 17th 2014

18187 Comments


Let's hope their end is near.

Or they'll start another riot (WHOA OH OH)

RoyalImperialGuard
February 17th 2014

1119 Comments


Let's hope they resurrect their career with a magnum opus.

ASnideReturns
February 17th 2014

3299 Comments


Bullet for my Nickelback

SlMBOLlC
February 17th 2014

4833 Comments


bullet for my wasted potential

titanslayer
February 17th 2014

1487 Comments


Can they get any edgier?

itsalltherage
February 17th 2014

595 Comments


The Poison & Scream Aim Fire were great for me. But everything since has been absolutely abysmal.

This is certainly a step in the right direction, that solo section was refreshing; though still not something that gets me overly excited admittedly.

ESP SVs tho m/

Scoot
February 17th 2014

17682 Comments


RI-OT

WHOOOOOOOA

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Slut
February 17th 2014

1949 Comments


i'm scared to listen. what if it's too edgy

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SnakeDelilah
February 17th 2014

5447 Comments


If Temper Temper was the record that they wanted, BFMV's definition of edgier is probably 1,000% more guitar wanking and 20,000% more horrid lyrics. Raising Hell is okay.

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chemicalmarriage
February 17th 2014

1905 Comments


would be hilarious if the next record is completely fucking brutal and slays. I'd probably need some time alone

SnakeDelilah
February 17th 2014

5447 Comments


yeah brutal as in chug-riff-chug-riff-solo-riff-chug

MegaJake1024
February 17th 2014

697 Comments


Praying for a return to The Poison.

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Apollo
February 17th 2014

10266 Comments


This band is so frigen awful

Kris.
February 17th 2014

12152 Comments


somewhen in the future
wow

Slut
February 17th 2014

1949 Comments


they'll create a rift in the space time continuum if they get any edgier than that song

RoyalImperialGuard
February 17th 2014

1119 Comments


They'll transcend black metal's spectrum into something much, much more edgy. A whole new genre altogether.

Ending
February 17th 2014

1889 Comments


Used to love these guys.

sspedding
February 17th 2014

4751 Comments


Hand of Blood was cool

ohtheurgency
February 17th 2014

33 Comments


Opening riff seems similar to Waking the Demon to me.

ASnideReturns
February 17th 2014

3299 Comments


The Poison V 2.0 plz

AtomicShane
February 17th 2014

1757 Comments


hahaha shits so lame

StallionMang
February 17th 2014

5248 Comments


"BFMV getting edgier"

Lmao if you say so

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JeetJeet
February 17th 2014

709 Comments


Meh. Made it a minute into that song and it just sounded like the new shitty Trivium album. If that's what we're calling edgy now....no thanks Jeff.

Amphoteric
February 17th 2014

1473 Comments


It still sucks, just not as bad as Temper Temper

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Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 17th 2014

7970 Comments


Matt Tuck is the worst fucking vocalist. Song sucks.




I bet they think they're a fucking brutal metal band

Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
February 17th 2014

4921 Comments


It was possible for BFMV to get edgier? Holy shit I'm scared help me.

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Faraudo
February 17th 2014

532 Comments


As edgy as you can get these days, mindblown.

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titanslayer
February 17th 2014

1487 Comments


edgecore

darksarcasm
February 17th 2014

77 Comments


"...here we are today still rocking big venues around the world. So we [must be doing] something right, you know?!"


I wouldn't exactly measure my band's success based on the size of the venues we play, it says nothing about the music itself (club shows are better anyway). Jonas Brothers and One Direction play "big venues" and I wouldn't say they "make music for themselves" or that they're "doing something right".

But why the hell am I looking to BFMV for musical integrity lol, nvm.


FiveLeavesLeft
Staff Reviewer
February 17th 2014

9724 Comments


Bullet for My Bloody Valentine

VermTheImpaler
February 17th 2014

1360 Comments


Matt should quit, they have been mediocre as fuck, they only have good songs but not good album. Besides, temper temper was an abomination against decent people

titanslayer
February 17th 2014

1487 Comments


They are almost as edgy as verm

VermTheImpaler
February 17th 2014

1360 Comments


Dude, they are not edgy. They are just whiny bitches with recycled riffs and bad lyrics, they can be enjoyable when you want simple shit but nothing more.

titanslayer
February 17th 2014

1487 Comments


They are almost as simple as verm???

VermTheImpaler
February 17th 2014

1360 Comments


I'm a simple man dude, I have simple hobbies and I enjoy the simple pleasures of life. This time you're right titan

titanslayer
February 17th 2014

1487 Comments


A simple life is the best life

VermTheImpaler
February 17th 2014

1360 Comments


Indeed

Fieryfenderz
February 17th 2014

1425 Comments


Haven't really listened to these guys since The Poison, but damn his voice sounds different. Used to kinda dig it. Now it sounds generic as fuck. Sad.

VermTheImpaler
February 17th 2014

1360 Comments


Heard raising hell, better than anything of temper temper. Still, bland as hell

TheGreatQ
February 17th 2014

1278 Comments


The Poison V 2.0 plz [2]

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titanslayer
February 17th 2014

1487 Comments


The Poison isn't as good as I remember it being

VermTheImpaler
February 17th 2014

1360 Comments


Dude, there is far better metalcore than that album of poison, lol.

PorcelainRain
February 18th 2014

437 Comments


I'm glad they don't care that I think they suck, but I already don't care if they care about my opinion so how is this news? I liked the Poison album when it first came out, but I was like 16 or 17 at the time.

Mabbitt
February 18th 2014

1328 Comments


The Poison V 2.0 plz [3] but if we're going based on this song, I think we'll be getting Fever v 2.0

It still sucks, just not as bad as Temper Temper [2]

Matt needs to stop wearing the Spandex jeans, too.

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titanslayer
February 18th 2014

1487 Comments


Verm I used to love the poison but you're right it isn't anything special

Sauce
February 18th 2014

667 Comments


RIGHT NOW IT'S KILLIN TIEEEEM!

NonApplicable
February 18th 2014

1930 Comments


The Poison V 2.0 plz [4]

ShadowRemains
February 18th 2014

20253 Comments


ur teers dont fall they crash around me :'(

also the riff from that was basically stolen from my hero's chorus

Scoot
February 18th 2014

17682 Comments


all their riffs are pretty much recycled

ASnideReturns
February 18th 2014

3299 Comments


Tears Don't Fall still slays hard.

Evreaia
February 18th 2014

3955 Comments


This band has like 2 listenale songs..

soooo, die plss

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Rexhasta
February 18th 2014

64 Comments


It is actually not that bad, just generic. With that said, I would probably never listen to this album anyway.

peartnoy
February 18th 2014

1153 Comments


Raising Hell is okay. A lot better than most of Temper Temper.

swordsforhands
February 18th 2014

395 Comments


YOUR TEEEARS DON'T FAAALLLLLL..

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ASnideReturns
February 19th 2014

3299 Comments


Honestly I enjoyed almost every song on Temper Temper more than Raising Hell.
Except for Riot...
That song... that song will forever hold a place in my mind as one of my most hated songs.

PunchforPunch
February 19th 2014

5926 Comments


My boss is a "tuck your shirt in" nazi

DatsNotDaMetulz
February 19th 2014

1717 Comments


The Poison was great. About half of Scream Aim Fire was good. One or two tracks from Fever were passable. Temper Temper sucked. Raising Hell was OK.

I'm talking about musically of course, Matt Tuck's lyrics have always sucked and this is from someone who doesn't mind Jonathan Davis' lyrics.

BlackLlama
February 21st 2014

1621 Comments


Initial EP and the Poison were decent. FWIW the band changed guitarist/harsh vocalists after the Poison and has basically sucked balls since.

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xpaincakex
February 21st 2014

148 Comments


sounds like an Avenged Sevenfold song. Matt sucks though.

Hurricanslash
February 21st 2014

365 Comments


seems like they are trying even harder than before to become a poppy generic thrash-metal band. Meh, I still like this song. Maybe this album is going to be good. Let's see.

CalculatingInfinity
February 21st 2014

1441 Comments


Christ this is so generic and boring, thank god I haven't listened to Temper Temper.

SirDrumsalot
February 21st 2014

1459 Comments


Scream, Aim, Fire was decent. Since then they've gone further and further downhill. This might be slightly better than Temper, Temper...but thats not hard to do.

xpaincakex
February 22nd 2014

148 Comments


HAHAHA BFMV getting edgier.

Green Baron
February 22nd 2014

18187 Comments


They'll raise hell if they keep this up. Maybe the flames will burn them and they'll think twice

ASnideReturns
February 23rd 2014

3299 Comments


HAHAHA BFMV getting edgier. [2]

ultradevilgod
February 23rd 2014

228 Comments


Edgier to become more sellouts, wtf happened to this guys anyway. Their 1st album was such a bad-ass. Money really made them fag-ass IMO.

dante1991
February 23rd 2014

517 Comments


Song actually is pretty decent, sounds better than pretty much all of the last 2 albums

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dante1991
February 23rd 2014

517 Comments


Tuck's clean vocals nowadays (particularly the chorus) are pretty bad though...

FiveLeavesLeft
Staff Reviewer
February 23rd 2014

9724 Comments


Scream Aim Fire was a great album

omgraptors
February 23rd 2014

813 Comments


yes it was

wanderlust
March 1st 2014

304 Comments


Some parts of the song were decent actually. Band brings the nostalgia.

Gwyn.
March 1st 2014

14913 Comments


my tears don't fall

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