Bullet For My Valentine announce self-titled seventh album; release crushing single Knives
Welsh metal titans Bullet For My Valentine are back!
After teasing new music earlier this week, the quartet – vocalist/guitarist Matt Tuck, guitarist Michael ‘Padge’ Paget, bassist Jamie Mathias and drummer Jason Bowld – have announced details of their upcoming self-titled seventh album, and they’re promising an absolute monster of a record.
“I think it’s the most ferocious side of Bullet For My Valentine that I’ve ever known,” says Padge. “It’s time for us to put out a really angry, heavy, aggressive record. I just can’t wait to grimace onstage!”
“I wanted to come out guns blazing, fucking middle fingers flying, and just go for the throat,” adds Matt. “I think this is a far more aggressive, intense part of Bullet For My Valentine. It’s always been there. I’ve just never opened the floodgates on it. I want to take people’s heads off in a metaphorical way.”
Bullet For My Valentine – the album – is due out on October 22 via Spinefarm / Search & Destroy, with lead single Knives available to check out below. Of that track, which will very likely be debuted at this weekend’s Download Pilot, Matt teases: “This is the beginning of Bullet 2.0. It signifies where we are right now. The music is fresh, it’s aggressive, it’s more visceral and passionate than it’s ever been.”
Watch the video for Knives below:
See the Bullet For My Valentine tracklist:
3. My Reverie
4. No Happy Ever After
5. Can’t Escape The Waves
7. Rainbow Veins
10. Death By A Thousand Cuts
And the album artwork:
Oh yeah, and the band have also just announced a UK tour for later this year.
See Bullet For My Valentine at the following:
31 Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
1 Edinburgh Corn Exchange
2 Hull Bonus Arena
4 Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse
5 London Eventim Apollo Hammersmith
7 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
9 Brighton Centre
General sale tickets are available from 10am on June 25.
Listen to Bullet For My Valentine’s new song Rainbow Veins, one of the band’s collective favourites from their upcoming seventh LP.
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