Archive for the ‘Bullet For My Valentine’ Category
With the title track from their upcoming album, “Scream Aim Fire,” already blazing at Rock Radio, the Welsh metal-core band BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE announces that they will join forces with Avenged Sevenfold and Atreyu on the Main Stage for “Taste of Chaos,” 2008. The tour kicks off Friday, February 29 in Denver, CO, and will play more than 40 cities in the U.S. and Canada through to late April. The UK’s Kerrang! magazine recently cited a Bullet show at London’s Brixton Academy as one of the “100 Greatest Gigs Ever,” so U.S. fans should be in for a string of sensational performances.
The “Taste of Chaos” dates will be the first North American tour for Bullet For My Valentine since early 2007 when they sold out their first headline tour this side of “the Pond.” Just prior to “Taste of Chaos,” B4MV will play three weeks-worth of headline dates in the UK and Europe, including a kick-off concert in their native Wales.
Bullet For My Valentine – Matthew “Matt” Tuck/vocals, Michael “Padge” Paget/Guitar, Michael “Moose” Thomas/drums, and Jason “Jay” James/Bass – saw their 2006 debut album, “The Poison” – dubbed “One of the finest debut albums in rock history” by a major UK daily – sail past the million sales mark, selling 350,000 in the U.S. alone.
“Scream Aim Fire” was produced by Colin Richardson (Machinehead, Funeral For A Friend) who also produced “The Poison,” and was recorded at Sonic Ranch near El Paso, TX earlier this year. The eleven new songs are, according to frontman Tuck, “really melodic heavy metal…catchy, hooky choruses and full-on vocals, with the music being very in-your-face and heavy…it’s a lot more uptempo [than ‘The Poison’], a lot more aggressive.” Still a week away from the official U.S. radio “add” date, the album’s title track has been the #1 Most Added track at CMJ’s Loud Rock chart, and #1 Most Added at FMQB’s Metal Detector chart.
With the Canadian dates to be announced in January, the confirmed itinerary for Bullet For My Valentine on the 2008 “Taste of Chaos” tour is as follows:
29 Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO
1 Memorial Hall, Kansas City, MO
2 Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI
4 Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Minneapolis, MN
5 Family Arena, St. Louis, MO
7 Hara Arena, Dayton, OH
8 Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI
10 The Armory, Rochester, NY
11 Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL
13 Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, VA
14 Tweeter Center, Philadelphia, PA
15 Convention Center, Asbury Park, NJ
17 Patriot Center, Washington, DC
18 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME
20 Nassau Coliseum, Nassau, NY
21 Tsongas Arena, Boston, MA
22 The Armory, Albany, NY
24 Gwinnett Center, Atlanta, GA
25 USF Sundome, Tampa, FL
26 Bayfront Park, Miami, FL
28 USC Arena, Orlando, FL
29 Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, MS
30 The Woodlands/Verizon, Houston, TX
1 Nokia Theatre, Dallas, TX
3 Fairgrounds Arena, Oklahoma City, OK
4 Concrete Street Amphitheatre, Corpus Christi, TX
5 Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, TX
6 County Coliseum, El Paso, TX
9 Jobing.com Arena, Phoenix, AZ
10 Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA
12 Event Center, San Jose, CA
13 ARCO Arena, Sacramento, CA
15 WaMu Center, Seattle, WA
Bullet for My Valentine is getting ready to release their sophomore album,Scream Aim Fire, on January 29th. The band traveled to Texas to team up with renowned producer Colin Richardson (Machine Head, Funeral for A Friend) to create an album packed with aggressive tempos, insane guitar riffs and incredible lyrics. Bullet for My Valentine is comprised of Matthew ?Matt? Tuck (guitars, vocals), Michael ?Padge? Paget (guitar, supporting vocals), Jason Jay? James (bass, supporting vocals) and Michael ?Moose? Thomas (drums). Be sure to catch Bullet for My Valentine on their headlining tour through the UK and US starting in late January.
To celebrate the release of Scream Aim Fire, Bullet for My Valentine and Red Pill Music are giving one lucky winner a chance to win an ESP electric guitar!
Click Here To Enter The Giveaway!
Finally, Bullet For My Valentine have set their release date for their new album, titled Scream Aim Fire. The new album will be a follow up to their 2006 debut release, The Poison. Scream Aim Fire will be released on January 28th, 2008. On December 18th, they will release at 15-minute digital single, which will give listeners a special sneak preview of Scream Aim Fire. The digital single will include the title track and Eye of the Storm. The single will also include commentary by band members, Matt and Moose giving a detailed track-by-track overview. The digital single will cost $1.98.
The new album was produced by Colin Richardson, who also produced The Poison. It was recorded at the Sonic Ranch near El Paso, TX. Remember, January 28th, 2008.
Here is the track list for Scream Aim Fire:
1. Scream Aim Fire
2. Eye of the Storm
3. Hearts Burst Into Fire
4. Waking the Demon
6. Deliver Us From Evil
7. Take It Out On Me
8. Say Goodbye
9. End of Days
10. Last to Know
11. Forever and Always
|Saturday, June 30, 2007|
ARTIST OF THE DAY
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Genre: Rock / Pop / Progressive
Sounds like: Hopesfall
Current Album: Not An Angel
Official Site: www.citysleeps.com
This band is a great sound with fantastic energy. They recently just signed with Trustkill Records and is releasing their debut album, “Not An Angel,” on August 28th. My favorite songs on the album is Prototype and the title track Not An Angel. They also have slower songs on the album I really like. One in particular is the song Walker’s Ridge.
by: Bullet For My Valentine
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Ashes Of Soma Emancipate
In 1996, Neil Young premieres his album, “Broken Arrow” via the Internet. The album is slated for release on July 2, two days after its technologically advanced premiere.
Let it roll of your back
And let it slip off your tongue
lyrics from Goodbye Almond Eyes by Tokyo Rose
|Today’s Daily Dose was created by: Anthony Danko 2007|
Bullet for My Valentine have been forced to pull out of their upcoming support slot with Metallica at Wembley stadium on July 8 as well as their own ‘secret’ Jeff Killed John show on July 3. According to an official statement, frontman Matt Tuck was due to have a tonsillectomy mid July but, due to unforeseen complications, the operation had to be brought forward at the advice of his doctor. “Matt is recovering well but has been ordered not to sing for a minimum four week period, which means that the band have no choice but not to play the shows listed above,” says the statement. “If I’d known my tonsils were going to cause me to miss shows like these I’d have fucking ripped them out myself long ago,” says Tuck. “I am totally gutted at not being able to play these shows and the only consolation the boys and I can take from it is that we are now fully focused on the album and we’ll be back in the studio as soon as the doctors say I can sing again. I truly can’t wait for you fuckers to hear it!” Bullet’s as yet untitled new album will be released through Sony BMG in September. [via Kerrang]
|Friday, June 1, 2007|
ARTIST OF THE DAY
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Genre: Rock, Screamo, Indie
Sounds like: Silverstein, Emery, Taking Back Sunday
Current Album: Goodbye Rocketman, St. George Is Under Fire
Here’s a band that I’ve grown to love. I originally found them after the demise of Mozart Season. After hearing a few songs I was thoroughly impressed. Jamies Elsewhere’s sound is smooth and controlled, sometimes layered with raging vocals. I love their sound and what they can bring to the table. Jamie’s Elsewhere are in a elite group that has so many dynamics in their music, it’s just right. I’m looking forward to picking up their debut album in a couple weeks. Stop what you’re doing and check out their myspace.
by: Framing Hanley
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Bullet For My Valentine Tears Don’t Fall
Four years ago today, Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was arrested on drugs and drink-driving charges after he collided with a car after going through a red light in his home town of Des Moines, Iowa. Gray, (who wears a pig mask on stage) then tried to write a cheque for $1,000 (?600) to the other driver, who then called the police. Gray failed two alcohol tests at the scene and was arrested for possession of marijuana, cocaine and drug paraphernalia, as well drink-driving.
You whispered into my ear, like a bomb going off.
lyrics from Coma Therapy by Strata
|Today’s Daily Dose was created by: Anthony Montalbano 2007|
Michael Thomas, drummer for Bullet For My Valentine, was recently interviewed by UVTV. Here’s a few things he had to say:
This record is more of what we like to do…a lot faster than The Poison, it’s heavier. It’s more of the songs we wanted to do now, The Poison was like a collection of songs that were hanging around forever, three to five years and a few songs have been added to it but this album was written in the space of twelve months…in my eyes it’s a much better album. We write music as a band so we just leave the lyrics to Matt I don’t like the whole emo thing. There’s a song about warfare on this record, a song about someone bullying, then some about demons.
We’re still looking forward for a release date, tracklist, and artwork. Further details will be to come.
Escape The Fate has ended their tour early with Bullet For My Valentine and The Confession.
Here’s the release by the band itself:
As some of you might have heard through other sources, last Friday we were indeed let go from the Bullet For My Valentine tour. We know you guys are disappointed, as are we. We, more than anything wanted to finish this tour and rock your faces off every night. Unfortunately, this decision was out of our control and we will not be playing any more of these shows.
But, we will be back ALL summer long, rocking The Hurley Stage on Warped Tour throughout the ENTIRE country. Also for all of our international fans, hold tight, we will have a pretty big announcement to make for the Fall. We love each and everyone of you. Escape The Fate fans are definitely the coolest kids on the block.
-Escape The Fate
Bullet For My Valentine will be releasing a deluxe version of The Poison on June 12th. The deluxe version includes 4 new unreleased songs, a bonus DVD and special packaging. If you don’t have The Poison here’s your chance to get a deluxe edition.
|Wednesday, April 18, 2007|
ARTIST OF THE DAY
My Darling Murder
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Genre: Hard Rock, Metal
Sounds like: Bullet For My Valentine, Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle
Current Album: My Darling Murder
Official Site: mydarlingmurder.com
It’s a sad thing to hear when a band that is just starting ends too soon. In my opinion, this is how I feel with My Darling Murder. They self-titled debut album was strong, powerful, and well, together. I was very impressed when I first heard these guys and very upset to hear that they couldn’t stay together. They still have a few songs up on their myspace and you should definitely go take a listen.
by: The Guns
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Destroy The Runner Saints
In 2004, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo’s Fish Taco in Norco, Calif.
A society based on freedom, run by hate and want and greed.
lyrics from Infantry by Last Novemer
|Today’s Daily Dose was created by: Anthony Montalbano 2007|