Live: Pierce the Veil

Hometown metalcore heroes Pierce the Veil hit Viejas Arena on Jan. 23 with Pvris and Mallory Knox opening.

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San Diego's metalcore sons Pierce the Veil played a big homecoming show at Viejas Arena on Jan. 23.
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As expected, the band put on an amazing show full of energy and the anthemic metal they're known for.
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Pvris (lead singer Lyndsey Gunnulfsen pictured), Sleeping With Sirens and Mallory Knox opened.
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The show was packed with fans young and old.
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Pierce the Veil got their start right here in San Diego in 2007.
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The band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes (pictured) after the disbandment of their group Before Today.
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Other members of the band include bassist/backup singer Jaime Preciado and lead guitarist Tony Perry (pictured).
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We were actually lucky enough to do a phone interview with Preciado (pictured) -- read it here: http://bit.ly/1CmlXgd
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The group has three studio albums under their belt and has toured relentlessly worldwide since the release of 2007's debut album, "A Flair for the Dramatic."
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The band released their second full-length studio album, titled "Selfish Machines" in 2010.
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Their third and latest album, "Collide with the Sky," was released in 2012, and is their first album under the major record label Fearless Records.
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It features the hit first single "King for a Day," and debuted at No. 12 on the Billboard 200.
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Their fourth studio album is set to be released in early 2015 through Fearless.
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The local lads swept the 2012 Alternative Press readers' poll, including Best Live Band of the Year, Album of the Year and Artist of the Year.
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PVRIS helped open the show.
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The band formed originally under the name "Paris" but later changed it to "PVRIS" in the summer of 2013 citing legal reasons.
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They have released a self-titled EP, an acoustic EP and a debut full-length entitled "White Noise" on November 4, 2014.
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In June 2014 they announced that they were signed to Rise/Velocity Records and released their single "St. Patrick" on June 20, 2014, along with a music video.
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Mallory Knox is a five-piece alternative rock band from Cambridge, UK.
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In 2013, they released their debut album "Signals," which reached No. 33 in the UK album charts.
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Their second album "Asymmetry" was released on Oct. 27, 2014 and reached No. 16 on UK Album Chart.
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