Bullet For My Valentine

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Bullet For My ValentineBand Information

Music Style: Metalcore
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2003- Present
Website: www.bulletformyvalentine1.com

Line-up

CURRENT

Matthew Tuck
Michael Paget
Jason James
Michael Thomas

FORMER

Nick Crandle

Biography

Bullet For My Valentine is a British metalcore band that hails from Brigend, South Wales. The band formed in 2003 when a previous band named Jeff Killed John decided to take a different musical direction.

The band’s debut album The Poison was released on October of 2005 in the UK and on February of 2006 in the US. It then entered the Billboard 200 Charts at the 128 spot and took the top 2 spot on the Heatseekers chart. The album has since sold over 375,000 copies in the US.

The band’s second album, Scream Aim Fire was released on January of 2008 and debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 Charts for sales of 40,000 copies in its first week. The band is planning a 2008 tour around North America to promote the new album.

The band is known for their aggressive riffs, catchy vocals and melodies. The band has stated that they were influenced by old school thrash and cite bands like Metallica, Pantera, Iron Maiden, and Megadeth as some of their influences.

Discography

The Poison – Released 2005
Scream aim fire – Released 2008

Trivia

The band actually started out as Jeff Killed John in 1997 covering Metallica and Nirvana songs. They later changed their name to Bullet For My Valentine when the band decided to change their musical direction.