Temper Temper is the fourth studio album by the Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine released on 8 February 2013 in Australia, and 11 February 2013 worldwide under RCA Records, their first under the label.[http://www.bulletformyvalentine.com/us/news/pre-order-temper-temper Pre-Order "Temper Temper" | The Official Bullet For My Valentine Website] The album was once again produced by Don Gilmore, who worked on the group's last album, 2010's Fever, and was mixed by noted engineer Chris Lord-Alge. This would be the last album with longtime bassist Jason James before he departed from the band in February 2015.
The band debuted the album's title track live on 22 October 2012 as part of BBC Radio 1's Rock Week. Bullet for My Valentine released the track entitled "Temper Temper" on 30 October 2012 worldwide across all digital providers apart from in the UK where it was released on 25 November 2012.[http://www.bulletformyvalentine.com/us/news/multi-platinum-selling-rock-titans-bullet-my-valentine-release-new-track-%E2%80%9Ctemper-temper%E2%80%9D-availa "Multi-Platinum Selling Rock Titans BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE To Release New Track "Temper Temper" Available October 30th" | The Official Bullet For My Valentine Website] On 12 November a music video for the single "Temper Temper" was released. It was shot in Los Angeles and directed by Michael Dispenza.[http://www.metalhammer.co.uk/news/bullet-for-my-valentine-temper-temper-video/ Bullet For My Valentine 'Temper Temper' Video | | Metal Hammer] On 17 December 2012 the next single was released via YouTube named "Riot". On 11 January 2013 the music video for "Riot" was released. The band collaborated with Chris Jericho from Fozzy on the song "Dead to the World", in which Jericho co-wrote the lyrics. The album was leaked on 1 February 2013. Bullet for My Valentine released a music video for "P.O.W." on 24 May 2013, and another video for "Breaking Point" on 7 June 2013.