Welsh imports Bullet for My Valentine aim for metal's sweet spot: shred-tastic enough for headbangers and poppy enough to please the girlfriends with power ballads. They deliver plenty of clean vocals over chugging percussion with galloping riffage and soaring hypersonic solos that rip a page from Iron Maiden and Metallica. Indeed, other than brief spates of throaty growl and increasingly rare breakdowns, little separates them from their classic '80s influences. Though they've never been that... More >>>