ALBUM REVIEW: BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE'S VENOM 4/5 SKULLS!

Bullet is finally on the right path back to being the band we fell in love with. After the mediocrity that was Temper, Temper, Bullet feels like they finally remember that they were a take no prisoners metal band. 




They sound rejuvenated and ready for blood and nearly every song on here is a no hold bared metal track. However, I was expecting the album to be heavier after the constant throw backs the band was making comparing it to The Poison. The only problem is that the band seems more concerned with writing radio friendly catchy metal singles as opposed to the harder edged materiel they used to write. I believe that after some polishing and getting accustomed to Jamie being in the band, the next record will be the classic return to form. But, that is the future and we are here for the now. The basic bullet-point (no pun intended) is that this album delivers. It meets expectations and exceeds them with classic staples such as the title track, 'Worthless' and 'No Way Out'. 




The album is hard rocking, catchy and doesn't take as many dive bomb risks as its predecessor. The boys know what they are doing and know how to do it, and the deluxe edition contains one of the best songs in their catalog 'Raising Hell'. 

Definitely worth picking up. It should be noted that Jay's departure is most definitely felt, but it doesn't bog the album down too much.


OVERALL RATING: 
 



Track Listings and Skull rating for each song.

1. V ***
2. No Way Out *****
3. Army of Noise ***
4. Worthless *****
5. You Want A Battle? (Here's A War) *****
6. Broken
7. Venom ****
8. Harder the Heart ***
9. Skin ***
10. Hell or High Water ***
11. Pariah ***
12. Playing God ***
13. Run For Your Life ***
14. In Loving Memory ****
15. Raising Hell *****

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