Ex-Man Podcast Ep. 132 – Michael “Padge” Paget (Bullet For My Valentine)

Doc welcomes Bullet For My Valentine lead guitarist, Michael “Padge” Paget, to the show to talk about how BFMV has maintained so much consistency over the years, his philosophy of personal humility despite great success and fame, how the UK metal scene evolved out of obscurity with breakout artists like BFMV, what is was like working with producer Colin Richardson and having massive early success, the pain of losing band members, the downside of success and how money and excess almost destroyed the band, and how the pandemic has affected the UK and shaped their prospects to start playing live.

This episode features the songs “Whiskey Mistress” by Beneath the Hollow, “Obscene” by Halcyon Wander, and “No Easy Way Out” by Bullet For My Valentine.

Follow Padge on Instagram @padgebfmv and Twitter @MichaelPaget

Padge photo by Trevor Williams – @trevorwilliamsphotography

Please support this episode’s sponsor Beneath the Hollow at bth1.net/ Web store discount code for Ex-Man podcast Listeners – DOC2020

Please support this episode’s sponsor Halcyon Wander at facebook.com/halcyonwander

Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/

Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/