Bullet For My Valentine is a metalcore band that formed in 1998 in Bridgend, Wales. Band members consist of frontman Matthew Tuck, Michael Pagen on lead guitar, Jason James on bass, and Michael Thomas on drums. The band was initially called Jeff Killed John, but later changed the name after a brief breakup and reformation. BFMV has cited influences such as Metallica, Iron Maiden, and Slayer. They released their debut album, The Poison in October 2005, and have since followed with Scream Aim Fire in January 2008, and Fever in April 2010, with each release debuting higher and higher on the Billboard 200. Temper Temper, their fourth studio album, was released February 2013 to mixed reviews.