Michael Paget

Michael “Padge” Paget

Paget performing live in 2009
Background information
Born 12 September 1978 (age 32)
Bridgend, Wales
Genres Thrash metal, metalcore, heavy metal
Occupations Musician
Instruments Guitar, Vocals
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Bullet For My Valentine

Michael ‘Padge’ Paget (born September 12, 1978) is the lead guitarist and occasional backing vocalist for Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine. He has been with the band since their formation in 1998. He plays alongside Matt Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Jason James (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Michael Thomas (drums). His first ever guitar was a 3/4 classical guitar. He also enjoys listening to blues music.

He has released three albums with Bullet for My Valentine: 2005’s The Poison, 2008’s Scream Aim Fire, and 2010’s Fever. He primarily uses sweep-picking and finger-tapping for his solos.


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