Twelve Gauge Valentine is a southern metalcore band from Bastrop and Monroe, Louisiana, with their debut album Shock Value released on 3rd October 2006. The band was initially supported by the Sound Vs. Silence label, with whom they released their debut EP, Exclamationaire. The band's current record label is Solid State Records, to which bands such as Underoath and Norma Jean are signed. The band as of recent has had somewhat of a shaky lineup.