With new album Fever slaying the opposition, this lot are bound to be one of the biggest draws on day one at Castle Donington – it’s just a shame they clash with the best of the day’s main stage action.
Wales is one shit-hotbed of rock talent right now and the brilliant BFMV are leading the charge five years after debut The Poison announced the Bridgend crew as a band to be reckoned with.
Matt Tuck is a magnificent frontman and some of the riffs you’ll hear later today will lay down the gauntlet to the likes of Saxon and Megadeth as the festival moves on. Read on for your brief guide to BFMV.
Name: Bullet For My Valentine
Home country: UK
Download 2010: 18.55-20.05, Ronnie James Dio Stage, Friday June 11
Classic Album: Fever
Classic Track: Tears Don’t Fall
Don’t Mention: Suicides – BFMV’s home town of Bridgend has become synonymous with an upsurge in youngsters taking their own lives
Do Mention: Album sales – BFMV are one of the biggest selling new British rock bands with more than two million albums shifted worldwide
Look Out For: Power chords and soaring solos
Avoid: Mixing them up with Bring Me The Horizon
Did you know: in 2002 the band signed a five-album deal with major label Sony