Heavy Metal World Cup: Myrkur vs Bullet For My Valentine

Myrkur vs Bullet For My Valentine

The fourth match in the first round of the Heavy Metal World Cup 2018 sees Myrkur (representing Denmark) taking on Bullet For My Valentine (representing Wales).

Both bands have had cracking summers, with Myrkur winning Best Album at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods for Mareridt and Bullet For My Valentine sub-headlining the main stage at Download festival to tens of thousands of metalheads.

Here's how they stack up...


Members: 1
Albums: 2
Genre: Folk/black metal
Biggest Song: Ulvinde
Most Likely To: Haunt your dreams

Bullet For My Valentine

Members: 4
Albums: 5
Genre: Heavy metal
Biggest Song: Tears Don't Fall
Most Likely To: Scream, aim and fire (in that order)

Who do you want to win? The poll below is open for 24 hours. Go go go!

Luke Morton joined Metal Hammer as Online Editor in 2014, having previously worked as News Editor at popular (but now sadly defunct) alternative lifestyle magazine, Front. As well as helming the Metal Hammer website for the four years that followed, Luke also helped relaunch the Metal Hammer podcast in early 2018, producing, scripting and presenting the relaunched show during its early days. He also wrote regular features for the magazine, including a 2018 cover feature for his very favourite band in the world, Slipknot, discussing their turbulent 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone.