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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.   Props & Mayhem
  9.   (Don't Fear) the Reaper
  10.   Bulletproof Love
  11.   Besitos
  12.   Kissing in Cars
  13.   Disasterology
  14.   Million Dollar Houses (The Painter)
  15.   Yeah Boy and Doll Face
  16.   Stay Away from My Friends
  17.   Chemical Kids and Mechanical Brides
  18.   The Boy Who Could Fly
  19.   Fast Times at Clairemont High
  20.   The New National Anthem
  21.   Wonderless
  22.   I Don't Care If You're Contagious
  23.   Falling Asleep on a Stranger
  24.   Southern Constellations
  25.   The Balcony Scene
  26.   May These Noises Startle You in Your Sleep Tonight
  27.   The Sky Under the Sea
  28.   Currents Convulsive
  29.   Drella
  30.   One Hundred Sleepless Nights
  31.   A Match Into Water
  32.   I'd Rather Die Than Be Famous
  33.   Hold on Till May
  34.   Diamonds and Why Men Buy Them
  35.   She Sings in the Morning
  36.   The Cheap Bouquet
  37.   The First Punch
  38.   Tangled in the Great Escape
  39.   I'm Low on Gas and You Need a Jacket
  40.   Stained Glass Eyes and Colorful Tears
  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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