Bullet For My Valentine blend thrash with metalcore on new single, Parasite

Matt Tuck of Bullet For My Valentine
(Image credit: Katja Ogrin/Getty Images)

Bullet For My Valentine have dropped Parasite, the second single from their forthcoming seventh studio album.

Treading the path paved by the album's first single Knives, the track marries elements of both thrash and metalcore, utilizing furious riff work and thunderous rhythms to remind us once again of the band's refreshed – and notably heavier – musical trajectory. Take a listen below.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.