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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 Vic Fuentes and drummer Mike Fuentes. They 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, with production from Dan Korneff. A tour documentary titled This Is a Wasteland was released at the end of 2013, capturing the band hard at work across Southeast Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. More touring followed during 2014 and 2015, along with recording for Pierce the Veil's fourth album, Misadventures, which appeared in the spring of 2016. ~ Corey Apar
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Pierce the Veil

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

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