Massive riffs, noisy guitars and a keen sense of melody push Fever into the hot zone of 2010 rock-metal discs. The British band’s visceral assault bulldozes most of the feeble lyrics, except in the case of power ballad Bittersweet Memories, a valentine that didn’t dodge Bullet’s high-school smarm. — Edna Gundersen, USA TODAY
Spread the Fever! Welsh rock band Bullet For My Valentine return with their third Jive album, Fever, today! “Your Betrayal” the first single and video from the album is currently #1 on the iTunes rock album chart, #13 on the BDS Active Rock Chart and featured on Fuse’s #1 Rock Countdown show.
Last night Bullet For My Valentine kicked off release week with a secret MySpace show at the Islington Academy in London which was streamed live on myspace.com. On Thursday, April 29th, BFMV will be at Hot Topic in Paramus, NJ for an in store signing with fans.
Fever is Bullet For My Valentine’s third album and follows 2008’s Scream Aim Fire. Fever was produced by Don Gilmore (Linkin Park) and recorded in both the band’s native Wales and Los Angeles. Recently, BFMV re-launched their website http://www.bulletformyvalentine./com where fans can find all things BULLET!
Bullet For My Valentine is running an exclusive only available at Hot Topic. Fans that purchase the new Bullet album Fever from Hot Topic will receive a “unique pin code card” in their CD. Each unique pin code can be redeemed at www.hottopic.com/bulletfever to win cool Bullet prizes. One lucky fan and their guest will win a flyaway to meet Bullet for My Valentine along their fall 2010 tour! Other prizes include 500 signed Bullet posters and 500 Bullet wrist cuffs. Anyone that redeems their pin code is a winner and will receive a complimentary video download of “Your Betrayal.” Visit www.hottopic.com/BulletFever for official rules and complete sweepstakes details.
CHECK OUT BFMV ON TOUR!
April 30 Worcester, MA Palladium
May 1 East Rutherford, NJ Bamboozle
May 2 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head
May 4 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
May 5 Nashville, TN Rocketown
May 7 Dallas, TX House Of Blues
May 8 Little Rock, AK State Fairground
May 9 Tulsa, OK Diamond
May 11 Phoenix, AZ Marquee
May 12 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
May 14 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
May 15 San Diego, CA SOMA
May 16 San Francisco, CA Regency Center Ballroom
May18 Salt Lake City, UT Great Salt Lake Air
May 19 Denver, CO Gothic Theater
May 21 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
May 22 Chicago, IL Rivera
May 23 Columbus, OH Rock On The Range
May 25 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom
May 26 Minneapolis, MN 1st Avenue
May 28 Grand Rapids, MI The Orbit Room
May 29 Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
May 30 Detroit, MI The Fillmore