A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this music.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that this metal-meets-punk album contains
four-letter words and violent imagery, but also some very sweet content about love and separation.
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What's the story?
from sweethearts and viscerally visual images are the themes of Bullet
for My Valentine's second CD, SCREAM AIM FIRE. Trading energetic lead guitar
riffs with energetically-screamed vocals, the songs include a liberal sprinkling of four-letter words and images of flowing blood.
Is it any good?
Bullet for My Valentine balances their bad-boy posturing with a strong rhythm section and exceptional
guitar work. In this powerful collection, the band deals with the pain of loss
and the anxiety of separation head-on -- and includes expressive ballads along with the primal screams.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about the song "Hearts Burst Into Flame,"
a song about being separated from a lover ("I've been far away, when I see your
face my hearts burst into fire!"). How do you handle separation from people you
love, whether temporary or permanent? Do you think it helps to write about your