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Black Veil Brides Biography

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Birth Place: Cincinatti, Ohio, US
Years Active: Since 2006
Genres: Metalcore, Post-hardcore

Black Veil Brides is an American rock band based out of Hollywood, California. The group is composed of Andrew “Andy Six” Biersack (lead vocals), Ashley Purdy (bass, backing vocals), Jake Pitts (lead guitar), Jinxx (guitar, violin) and Christian "CC" Coma (drums). Black Veil Brides are known for their distinct appearance, mainly being inspired by Kiss' stage persona as well as numerous 1980's glam metal acts.

Their debut released, an EP titled, “Sex & Hollywood” was self-released in 2007. At the time they were simply known as “Brides.”

In September 2009, using the current name, Black Veil Brides signed with the independent label StandBy Records. The group's debut album, “We Stitch These Wounds,” was released in 2010 and peaked at #36 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart and #1 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart.

The band's second studio album, “Set the World on Fire,” was released in 2011 on Lava Music/Universal Republic Records. The album debuted at #17 on the Billboard 200. The title track, “Set the World on Fire,” was the first single released in support of the album.