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Pierce the Veil
Pierce the Veil at the Skydome.JPGPierce the Veil performing at the SM City North EDSA Skydome in the Philippines
Background information
OriginSan Diego, California, U.S.
  • Post-hardcore[1][2]
  • experimental rock[3]
  • pop punk[4]
  • emo[5]
Years active2006–present
  • Equal Vision
  • Fearless
Associated acts
  • Early Times
  • Before Today
  • Sleeping with Sirens
  • Isles & Glaciers
  • Underminded
  • Vic Fuentes
  • Mike Fuentes
  • Tony Perry
  • Jaime Preciado

Pierce the Veil is an American rock band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today (formerly Early Times[6]), which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene. Other members of the band include Jaime Preciado (bass) and Tony Perry (lead guitar). Pierce the Veil has released three studio albums and has toured worldwide since the release of their debut album, A Flair for the Dramatic in 2007. The band released their second full-length studio album, titled Selfish Machines in 2010. Their third album, Collide with the Sky, was released in 2012, and is their first album under the Fearless Records label. Featuring the hit first single "King for a Day", the album debuted at No. 12 on the Billboard 200. Their fourth and latest album, Misadventures, was released on May 13, 2016.


  • 1 History
    • 1.1 Early years and A Flair for the Dramatic (2007–2009)
    • 1.2 Selfish Machines (2009–2011)
    • 1.3 Fearless Records and Collide with the Sky (2011–2013)
    • 1.4 This Is a Wasteland (2013–2015)
    • 1.5 Misadventures (2015–present)
  • 2 Band members
  • 3 Discography
  • 4 Awards and nominations
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Early years and A Flair for the Dramatic (2007–2009)

Pierce the Veil was founded by Mike Fuentes and Vic Fuentes in 2006,[1] after the disbandment of Before Today. The brothers continued to write songs together and eventually came up with enough material for a new full-length album. Still backed by their label, Equal Vision Records, they wrote and recorded an entire album on their own in Seattle, WA with Producer Casey Bates. The brothers released the album A Flair for the Dramatic on June 26, 2007 under a new name: Pierce the Veil, which is derived from a song of the same name from Before Today's album, A Celebration of an Ending. Soon after, Pierce the Veil acquired new members Tony Perry (lead guitar) and Jaime Preciado (bass). Pierce the Veil toured vigorously for about 3 months after the release of A Flair for the Dramatic. They have toured with bands such as A Day to Remember, Chiodos, From First to Last, Emery, All Time Low, Sleeping with Sirens, The Devil Wears Prada and Mayday Parade.

In November 2007, Pierce the Veil performed one date on the Vans Warped Tour 2007, and were on the entire tour in 2008. They also played the Bamboozle Left in 2008. Their first headlining tour, called The Delicious Tour, which took place in October–November 2008, featured Breathe Carolina, Four Letter Lie and Emarosa. They ended their record cycle with the Taste of Chaos 2009 tour along with Bring Me the Horizon, Thursday, Four Year Strong and Cancer Bats. Vic and Mike Fuentes with Ayrton Jara confirmed to be included in the new project and supergroup Isles & Glaciers, featuring vocalists Craig Owens of D.R.U.G.S. and Jonny Craig of Dance Gavin Dance and formerly of Emarosa.[7] The "supergroup" released its first EP titled The Hearts of Lonely People on March 9, 2010. However Isles & Glaciers has broken up, saying "Isles & Glaciers was only a one time thing".

Selfish Machines (2009–2011)

During August 2009, Pierce the Veil announced that they were currently in studio recording new material for their next album. After a few months off the road and building anticipation for their sophomore release, the band moved to Los Angeles to record their album Selfish Machines with Producer Mike Green. Singer and lyricist Vic Fuentes stated, "The title refers to human nature and the animal-like qualities inside all of us that we try and hide, but should just learn to accept. We are all selfish machines and we all have natural tendencies to want, love, and take." Selfish Machines was released on June 21, 2010 under Equal Vision Records and made it to No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. In support of the release, the band played a number of festivals including Bamboozle Left, South by Southwest, Never Say Never Festival, and the Vans Warped Tour. The band also contributed a cover of Blue Öyster Cult's classic song "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" to the Punk Goes Classic Rock compilation, released on April 27, 2010. They were a part of the Take Action Tour with Attack Attack! that went to New Zealand and Australia, and also played on the Versus Tour in Japan with Confide. They played the "This Is a Family Tour" with Emmure, In Fear and Faith, Of Mice & Men, and Attack Attack!, which lasted until late December 2010.

Pierce the Veil also played at the Fox Theater in Pomona as a surprise appearance as part of the Alternative Press Tour 2010 with bands such as August Burns Red, Bring Me the Horizon, Polar Bear Club, Emarosa, and This Is Hell. On November 1, 2010, the band announced that they will be kicking off 2011 touring with Silverstein, Miss May I, The Chariot, and A Bullet for Pretty Boy on the "Winterizer Tour". Throughout March and April, "The Gamechanger's Tour" with A Day to Remember, Bring Me the Horizon, and label mates We Came as Romans followed. They also co-headlined the second leg of Escape the Fate's headlining tour "The Dead Masquerade". After taking the summer off to spend some more time on writing new material, the band was supposed to head out on their first ever South American Tour supporting Sum 41 in September; however, due to illness of Sum 41's frontman, the tour was cancelled. They finished up the year touring Europe with blessthefall and co-headlined the No Guts No Glory Tour with Miss May I afterwards. They once again contributed to an "Punk goes..." album, Punk Goes Pop 4, covering the song "Just the Way You Are" by Bruno Mars, which was released on November 21, 2011.

Fearless Records and Collide with the Sky (2011–2013)

On August 23, 2011, Pierce the Veil signed with Fearless Records. On December 22, 2011, a video update revealed in that in early 2012, the band will be going into the studio to record their 3rd studio album. On December 26, 2011, Vic Fuentes announced on the band's Facebook page that the band is finishing up writing the songs for their third album, which they began writing during the summer and while on tour with Miss May I, Woe Is Me, The Amity Affliction and letlive during November–December, and that now they'll be picking a producer to work with them on the album in early 2012.[8] On February 27, 2012, The band issued an update on their official Facebook page stating that they have chosen to work with producers Dan Korneff and Kato Khandwala at the House of Loud in New Jersey, on their upcoming third album.[9] On April 20, 2012, it was announced that the new album would be titled Collide with the Sky and would be released through Fearless Records on July 17, 2012.[10][11] On May 17, 2012, the album cover as well as the track list of the new album were revealed, together with the announcement of the band's first ever UK headlining tour in September 2012.[12][13] The first single from the new album, King for a Day, features Kellin Quinn of Sleeping with Sirens and was released on June 5, 2012, followed by the second single, Bulls in the Bronx, three weeks later on June 26, 2012.

In order to promote the album, the band appeared on the Vans Warped Tour from June, 16 to August 5, 2012, playing the event's main stage for the first time. They were regularly joined on stage by Kellin Quinn to perform King for a Day together. After Warped, Pierce the Veil embarked on their first headlining tour in the UK, selling out almost all of the dates. Their following headlining tour in the US, The Collide with the Sky tour, saw a similar success. They ended the year appearing at No. 33 in Rock Sound magazine's best albums of 2012 list[14] as well as winning nine categories in the best of 2012 reader's poll conducted by Alternative Press, including Best Live Band of the Year, Album of the Year and Artist of the Year.[15] On January 9, 2013 Vic Fuentes released information that he had recently been in the studio writing new songs with Tom Denney.[16][17]

On January 7, 2013, Pierce the Veil and pop-punk band All Time Low announced that they would be co-headlining the Spring Fever Tour that spring. Both bands toured across the United States, along with opening acts Mayday Parade and You Me at Six. The tour began on April 11, 2013 and ended on May 12, 2013.[18] Toward the end of the tour, on May 7, 2013, the music video for Pierce the Veil's song "Bulls in the Bronx" was released.[19]

This Is a Wasteland (2013–2015)

On September 23, 2013 the band announced plans to release a documentary detailing their first world tour on November 11. The documentary will include live footage from their world tour, three music videos and more. The band released this statement on the documentary: "Our first world tour was absolutely the craziest experience of our lives.. and we filmed EVERYTHING! Follow along as we visit uncharted territories in search of the best shows and thrilling experiences we could absolutely find along the way. This DVD is for the fans and the fans only. Thank you for letting us travel the world and share this adventure with you!" - Vic, Mike, Tony, and Jaime[20]

On October 18, 2013 the band launched preorders for their documentary with a new release date of November 25.[21]

On July 21, Vic Fuentes and Kellin Quinn of Sleeping with Sirens announced a co-headlining world concert tour. The tour started on November 5, 2014 in Fresno. They first announced the first North America leg with 20 concerts with support from Beartooth and This Wild Life.[22] A month later, on August 22, 2014 the band confirmed the second leg of the concert tour which took place in Europe. Between March 20, 2015 and April 11, 2015 Pierce the Veil played concerts in the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Germany and in the UK.[23] According to Epitaph Records all concerts in Europe were sold-out.[24] Before heading to Europe the band played a second US leg with support from PVRIS and Mallory Knox.[25][26]

Misadventures (2015–present)

Plans for an upcoming album were initially announced on December 23, 2013 - the band released a holiday update announcing that they would have a new album coming out in 2014 again through Fearless Records.[27] In an article by the Oakland Press the band stated they had started writing new material together with Tom Denney whilst on tour with Mayday Parade, You Me at Six and All Time Low.[28] The band finished writing new music after the winter European tour with Bring Me the Horizon in December 2013.[29][30]

In an interview with Poppy Reid of The Music Network during the band's appearance at Soundwave Festival in Australia, the band spoke on collaborating with Jenna McDougall of Tonight Alive on a track from their fourth record.[31] In May 2014, Pierce the Veil started pre-production for the new record.[32] On June 5, 2014 Tony Perry and Vic Fuentes announced they would be flying to New Jersey in order to start recording their new album with producer Dan Korneff.[33] In an interview with Alternative Press Vic Fuentes stated that the band was aiming for an early 2015 release date, pushed back from 2014.[34] The reason for the pushed back release date was due to the band being several weeks behind due to two songs which the band wrote whilst they were recording the new album in the studio with producer Dan Korneff.[34] The band's ambitions for an early 2015 release date did not surface as the album was again pushed back for a later release, this time to what would eventually be confirmed as being May 2016.[35]

On June 18, 2015, the band released "The Divine Zero", the first single from their upcoming fourth studio album.[36]

On March 18, 2016, it was announced the band's eagerly anticipated fourth studio album, Misadventures, would finally be released on May 13 through Fearless Records.[37] The album was produced by Dan Korneff.[38] The band released the second single from the album, "Texas Is Forever" on March 24, 2016.[39]

Band members

  • Vic Fuentes – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, pianos ; lead guitar, bass guitar
  • Mike Fuentes – drums, percussion ; programming
  • Tony Perry – lead guitar
  • Jaime Preciado – bass guitar, backing vocals


Main articles: Pierce the Veil discography and List of songs recorded by Pierce the Veil

Studio albums

  • A Flair for the Dramatic (2007)
  • Selfish Machines (2010)
  • Collide with the Sky (2012)
  • Misadventures (2016)

Awards and nominations

  • PETA2 Liberation Awards[40]
    • 2010: Breakthrough Artist (won)
  • San Diego Music Awards[41]
    • 2010: Best Alternative Album for Selfish Machines (nominated)
    • 2017: Album of the Year for Misadventures (nominated)
    • 2017: Song of the Year for Circles (nominated)
  • Kerrang! Awards[42]
    • 2013: Best Video for King for a Day (won)
    • 2013: Best Single for King for a Day (nominated)
    • 2013: Best International Newcomer (nominated)
    • 2013: Best International Band (nominated)
    • 2016: Best Fanbase (won)
  • Rock Sound Readers Poll[43]
    • 2013: Band of the Year (won)
  • Revolver Golden Gods Awards[44]
    • 2014: Best Film/Video for This Is a Wasteland (won)
    • 2016: Most Dedicated Fanbase (won)
  • Alternative Press Music Awards[45]
    • 2014: Best Liveband (won)
    • 2014: Best Bassist for Jaime Preciado (won)
    • 2014: Best Drummer for Mike Fuentes (won)
    • 2014: Best Vocalist for Vic Fuentes (nominated)
    • 2014: Band of the Year (nominated)
    • 2014: Most Dedicated Fans (nominated)
    • 2014: Philanthropic for Keep A Breast Foundation (nominated)
    • 2015: Best Guitarist for Tony Perry (won)
    • 2016: Song of the Year for The Divine Zero (nominated)
  • MTVu Fandom Awards
    • 2016: Bandom of the Year (nominated)
  • iHeartRadio Music Awards
    • 2017: Best Underground Alternative Band (won)

See also

  • List of Pierce the Veil concert tours


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  2. ^ Victoria Patneaude (October 24, 2012). "Interview with Pierce the Veil". Rock Edition. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
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  15. ^ "AP Readers Poll 2012: Results Master Post - Alternative Press". Altpress.com. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
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  21. ^ "Pierce the Veil launch pre-order for This Is A Wasteland documentary". Alternative Press. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  22. ^ "Alter The Press!: Pierce The Veil Announce World Tour". Alterthepress.com. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
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  26. ^ "PVRIS, Mallory Knox added to Sleeping With Sirens, Pierce The Veil tour". Alternative Press. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
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  31. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 28, 2015. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
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  36. ^ Pierce The Veil - The Divine Zero (Official Stream). Youtube.com. June 18, 2015. Retrieved May 20, 2016 – via YouTube. 
  37. ^ "Pierce The Veil Confirm New Album, Misadventures". Kerrang!. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
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  40. ^ "Pierce The Veil Loves Animals". Peta2.com. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
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  42. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 18, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  43. ^ "Rock Music Videos, Interviews, Video News, Live Sessions - Rock Sound". Rock Sound Magazine. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  44. ^ "Video: Pierce the Veil Accept the Best Film & Video Award, Presented by Eagle Rock Entertainment, at the Revolver Golden Gods". Revolvermag.com. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  45. ^ "Alternative Press Music Awards Features Unique Performances". Loudwire. July 22, 2014. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 

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  • Official website

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