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

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