|Birth name||Michael Paget|
September 12, 1978 |
Bridgend, South Wales
|Genres||Heavy metal, metalcore, thrash metal, hard rock|
|Occupations||Musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist|
|Associated acts||Bullet for My Valentine|
Michael Paget (born September 12, 1978), also known as Padge, is a Welsh musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine.
Paget has been with Bullet for My Valentine since their formation in 1998. He plays alongside Matt Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Jason James (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Michael Thomas (drums).
He has released four albums with Bullet for My Valentine: 2005's The Poison, 2008's Scream Aim Fire, 2010's Fever and 2013's Temper Temper. They have also released the Bullet For My Valentine and Hand of Blood EP's, both in 2004.
Michael Paget uses ESP guitars and currently has 2 signature models with the company. His first ever guitar was a 3/4 classical guitar. He primarily uses sweep-picking and finger-tapping for his solos.
Bullet for My Valentine
- Jeff Killed John (2003)
- "Bullet for My Valentine EP" (2004)
- Hand of Blood (2004)
- The Poison (2005)
- Hand of Blood - Live at Brixton EP (2006)
- "Rare Cuts EP" (2007)
- Scream Aim Fire (2008)
- Fever (2010)
- Temper Temper (2013)