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Bullet For My Valentine & Overpower @ Boogaloo, Zagreb, 2.4.2019
travanj 2 @ 20:00 - 23:30170kn – 250kn
The world-famous metalcore band Bullet For My Valentine will perform for the first time in Croatia, more precisely in Zagreb’s famous club Boogaloo, supported by local forces Overpower.
Bullet for My Valentine, often abbreviated as BFMV, are a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend, Wales, formed in 1998. The band is currently composed by Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Jason Bowld (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Michael Thomas, Jason James and Nick Crandle; the latter were on bass. They were formed under the name Jeff Killed John and started their music career by covering songs by Metallica and Nirvana. Jeff Killed John recorded six songs which were not released; two of these tracks were reworked later in their career as Bullet for My Valentine. A change of style from Jeff Killed John’s style, led the band to change their name. In 2002, the band secured a five-album deal with Sony BMG. They have stated that their music is influenced by classic metal acts such as Metallica, Iron Maiden and Slayer. The band is part of the Cardiff music scene.
Bullet for My Valentine’s debut album “The Poison” was released on the 3rd of October 2005 in the United Kingdom and on the 14th of February 2006 in the United States to coincide with Valentine’s Day, in a nod to the band’s name. The album entered the U.S. Billboard 200 at number 128. It was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. The band made appearances at the Download Festival and Kerrang! XXV, and undertook a U.S. tour with Rob Zombie. Bullet for My Valentine’s second studio album, “Scream Aim Fire”, was released on 29 January 2008 and debuted at number four on the Billboard 200. The band’s third album, “Fever”, was released on the 26th of April 2010 and debuted at number three on the Billboard 200. On the 8th of February 2013 the band released their fourth studio album, “Temper Temper”, which peaked at number 13 on the Billboard 200. On the 14th of August 2015 the band released their 5th studio album, “Venom”, which peaked at number 8 on the Billboard 200. On the 29th of June 2018 the band released their 6th studio album “Gravity”, which will be in support on this tour. The band has sold over one million albums in the United States and over 4,000,000 albums worldwide and are the most-successful act in the Kerrang! Awards category of “Best British Band” with three wins.
They will be supported by Zagreb-based band Overpower, whose last album “Greatness Within” was released in 2014. They have played in many clubs all over Croatia as well as in neighboring countries. They putting finishing touches on the new material for the album, which have been playing live for some time. Their inspiration comes from bands like Metallica, Iron Maiden, Panter, Slayer, Down and Sepultura.
Bullet For My Valentine’s explicit request for this tour is to select smaller venues as an intimate concert venue where the most prominent fans will have the chance to create an unforgettable atmosphere together with the band. If concert will be sold out (and everything goes in that directionand everything goes in that direction), the concert will not be moved to a bigger hall. So grab your ticket as soon as possible!