Raising Hell

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  • The first song from Bullet for My Valentine's fifth album was released on November 18, 2013. It's a return to Bullet for My Valentine's early work, focusing heavily on the band's guitar section. "It's definitely more of a step towards our first two records," drummer Michael "Moose" Thomas told Billboard magazine regarding the LP. "We always like to keep changing our records and our sounds and stuff. I think you have to change, otherwise it gets boring for us and the fans get bored. Look at all the great bands through rock history; they changed on all their albums - especially Metallica. Their albums have always changed, and they're the biggest metal band ever. So we just want to keep changing and get to another level each time out."
  • When the band arrived in the studio to record this song, it didn't have a title or even lyrics. Vocalist Matt Tuck told Kerrang! magazine: "I don't really like to write vocals and melodies until the song is complete musically. I just let the music take me wherever I think it needs to go. That's how I've always done it – I get inspired by the music itself. I sit down with an almost finished version and have it by myself for a couple of hours. Until then, I don't really know exactly how the song will turn out."

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