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Top 10 Facts - Black Veil Brides
12.04.2015
Fact #1

Black Veil Brides are an American rock band based in Hollywood, California. The group formed in 2006 in Cincinnati, Ohio and is currently composed of Andy Biersack (lead vocals), Ashley Purdy (bass, backing vocals), lake Pitts (lead guitar), linxx (rhythm guitar, violin) and Christian "CC" Coma (drums).

Fact #2

In early 2009 he formed a new band, using the current name Black Veil Brides, and signed with the independent label StandBy Records. The writing process for a tour and a record began immediately. In December 2009, the band embarked on their first US tour, titled "On Leather Wings".

Fact #3

The group's debut album We Stitch These Wounds was released luly 20, 2010 and sold over 10,000 copies in its first week, ranking at No. 36 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, and No.1 on the Billboard Independent chart.

Fact #4

Black Veil Brides first came to the attention of Lava Records president lason Flom when the chief music officer at Hot Topic, John Kirkpatrick, told him about the incredible buzz that was building around the band, with their T-shirt attracting the second biggest sales in the country at that point.

Fact #5

What was even more impressive was that they had built their fanatical following in a "DlY" fashion, such as in making their own self-funded videos. When Flom then heard their music and met the group, he decided that they were exactly what he'd been looking for.

Fact #6

The band's second studio album, Set the World on Fire was released on lune1li, 2011 through Lava Music/ Universal Republic Records. The cover art was released in April

Fact #7

A Black Veil Brides song, titled "Unbroken", appeared on the soundtrack to the movie The Avengers on May 1, 2012, and is the only track released by Black Veil Brides solely on a compilation album. On lune 13, the official music video for the song "Coffin" from the Rebels EP, was released.

Fact #8

In November 2013 Andy Biersack made his fourth appearance on the cover of Alternative Press magazine (lssue# 305) for the feature story "The Making Of Andy Biersack". The issue became the highest pre-ordered issue in the history of AP Magazine and went on to be the top selling issue of 2013 as well as one of the top selling issues in AP history.

Fact #9

Andy also said in an interview with Pit Cam TV that they may finish the album in the studio during around the summer of 2014. When Black Veil Brides won their Golden God Award for their song "ln the End", winning "song of the year" and mass radio hits.

Fact #10

On luly 10, 2015 Black Veil Brides released heir first live DVD/Blu-ray entitled Alive and Burning which was shot at their sold out hometown show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, Ca. Alive and Burning debuted at #1 on iTunes and subsequently debuted as the #1 DVD in the US on the US Billboard charts, as well as #1 in the UK, Canada, and lapan.

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