"Scream Aim Fire" furthers BFMV
's ambitious approach with songs that span the sledgehammer dynamics of "Waking the Demon" and outright balladry of "Hearts Burst into Fire." But "Scream Aim Fire" is best when the songs seesaw between harsh and smooth elements within a single performance, as the band does on the title track and the sprawling closer "Forever and Always."
And although their UK licensing deal with Visible Noise makes them label mates with Lostprophets, the BFMV
boys say there's no comparison with either them or Funeral For A Friend.
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It wasn't just the pyros that exploded on the stage as BFMV
proved they are ready to become the next big noise.
The band members that make up BFMV would have you believe otherwise.
The set drew to a close with the infamous Hand Of Blood, an obvious crowd favourite and a song that began the ongoing domino effect to success for BFMV.
It was hard to imagine, standing among the heaving masses in this sell-out crowd, that BFMV almost jacked it in.
But, as they say, everything comes to he who waits and, revelling in the success of debut album The Poison, BFMV are certainly making up for lost time.
Tuck, who wants BFMV to become pioneers of British metal, certainly has a case as their melodic hooks, allied to heavy riffage, are definitely a winning combination.
BFMV arrived on stage knowing full well the show wouldn't be a task of converting the disillusioned and the cynical, it was a straightforward homecoming show, a thank-you to those who have been there from the beginning.
On the rare occasion when proceedings were slowed down, BFMV crafted more melodic laments in the shape of Curses and Just Another Star, but even these metal ballads concluded with Tuck roaring into his microphone with malevolence and distaste.