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Pierce the Veil

The heart of San Diego emo-inflected post-hardcore outfit Pierce the Veil lies in two brothers, vocalist/guitarist Victor Fuentes and drummer Mike Fuentes, who first started playing together as the band Before Today while students in high school. The two formed the group in December of 1998 and it was soon turned into a quintet by guitarist Joe Tancil and bassist Mitchell Ballatore. Before Today played as a unit for several years, and after signing to Equal Vision Records, released the album A Celebration of an Ending in September 2004. In time, Tancil and Ballatore quit the band, leaving Victor and Mike to start over and rebuild. In the fall of 2006, they switched their name to Pierce the Veil, which was the name of a track on the previous Before Today album, and brought on board bassist Jaime Preciado and guitarist Tony Perry. The brothers wrote Pierce the Veil's debut album, A Flair for the Dramatic, in their San Diego home studio, and later recorded it in Seattle with producer Casey Bates (Gatsbys American Dream, Fear Before the March of Flames). Their original affiliation with Equal Vision continued, and in early summer 2007, A Flair for the Dramatic appeared via the Albany-based label. The fall was then spent on opening dates for rockers From First to Last. A second album, Selfish Machines, arrived on the label in 2010 before the band parted ways with Equal Vision, eventually signing with Fearless Records the following year. Their third album, Collide with the Sky, appeared on their new label in 2012. ~ Corey Apar
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Pierce the Veil

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Pierce the Veil

  1.   Song
  2.   Bulls in the Bronx
  3.   Caraphernelia
  4.   The Divine Zero
  5.   King for a Day
  6.   Just the Way You Are
  7.   Hell Above
  8.   (Don't Fear) the Reaper
  9.   Bulletproof Love
  10.   Besitos
  11.   Yeah Boy and Doll Face
  12.   Kissing in Cars
  13.   Million Dollar Houses (The Painter)
  14.   Chemical Kids and Mechanical Brides
  15.   Disasterology
  16.   Stay Away from My Friends
  17.   The New National Anthem
  18.   Fast Times at Clairemont High
  19.   Stained Glass Eyes and Colorful Tears
  20.   I Don't Care If You're Contagious
  21.   Wonderless
  22.   The Balcony Scene
  23.   I'm Low on Gas and You Need a Jacket
  24.   The Boy Who Could Fly
  25.   The Sky Under the Sea
  26.   Diamonds and Why Men Buy Them
  27.   She Sings in the Morning
  28.   Drella
  29.   I'd Rather Die Than Be Famous
  30.   A Match Into Water
  31.   Falling Asleep on a Stranger
  32.   The Cheap Bouquet
  33.   Southern Constellations
  34.   Tangled in the Great Escape
  35.   Currents Convulsive
  36.   One Hundred Sleepless Nights
  37.   May These Noises Startle You in Your Sleep Tonight
  38.   Hold on Till May
  39.   The First Punch
  40.   Props & Mayhem
  41.   I'm Low On Gas And You I'm Low On Gas And You
  42.   [DVD]
  43.   Introduction
  44.   Bangkok Boogie
  45.   Australian Shutdown
  46.   Spring Fever
  47.   Jaime the Gimp
  48.   Kerrang! Awards
  49.   Chilean Madness
  50.   Tequila Train

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