Bullet for My Valentine
Bullet for My Valentine is a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band has sold over two million albums worldwide. They were formed under the name Jeff Killed John and started their music career by covering songs by Metallica and Nirvana. The band has stated that their music is influenced by classic heavy metal acts such as Metallica, Iron Maiden, and Slayer.
Bullet for My Valentine’s debut album, The Poison (2005), was released to coincide with Valentine’s Day in the US, hence their band name. The album entered the Billboard 200 in the US at number 128. It was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. Their second studio album, Scream Aim Fire (2008) debuted at number four on the Billboard 200, and their third album, Fever (2010), debuted at number three.