Black Veil Brides (album)

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Black Veil Brides
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 27, 2014 (2014-10-27)
StudioSteakhouse Studios, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
Paradise Studios, Hollywood, CA
The Warehouse, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genre Heavy metal, [1] hard rock, [1] glam metal [1]
Length44:02
(47:36 with bonus track)
Label Lava/Republic
Producer Bob Rock
Black Veil Brides chronology
Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones
(2013)
Black Veil Brides
(2014)
Vale
(2018)
Singles from Black Veil Brides
  1. "Heart of Fire"
    Released: September 8, 2014 [2]
  2. "Faithless"
    Released: September 10, 2014
  3. "Goodbye Agony"
    Released: October 31, 2014

Black Veil Brides, also known as Black Veil Brides IV, is the self-titled fourth studio album by American rock band Black Veil Brides. It was released through Lava Records/Republic Records on October 27, 2014. [3] The first track on the album, "Heart of Fire", was aired on BBC Radio 1's Rock Show in September, then "Faithless" [4] was uploaded onto YouTube on September 10. Also, as of September 16, 2014, the album was released on iTunes [5] for pre-order. Clips of the songs "Devil in the Mirror" and "Goodbye Agony" were posted on YouTube on the 18th and 19th, as well as "Goodbye Agony" airing on BBC Radio 1's Rock Show on the same day of its uploading. The music video for "Goodbye Agony" was released on October 31, 2014. [6]

Contents

Release and reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [7]
Music Connection 3/10 [8]

The album debuted at number 10 on the Billboard 200 chart, making it the band's second consecutive album to debut in the top 10. [9] The album reached 13 [10] on the Canadian Albums Chart and also charted in the United Kingdom at 17. [11] The album received mixed reviews from critics.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Heart of Fire" Andy Biersack, Justin Cordle, Mark Holman, Jake Pitts, Jinxx 3:21
2."Faithless"Biersack, Tommy English, Nick Long, Pitts, Christian Coma4:48
3."Devil in the Mirror"Biersack, English, Josh Moran, Pitts, Jinxx3:30
4."Goodbye Agony"Biersack, Scott Stevens, Pitts, Jinxx, Coma4:09
5."World of Sacrifice"Biersack, Ashley Purdy, Stevens, Pitts, Jinxx, Coma3:30
6."Last Rites"Biersack, Purdy, Long, Pitts, Jinxx, Coma3:33
7."Stolen Omen"Biersack, Pitts, Jinxx3:48
8."Walk Away"Biersack, Marti Frederiksen, Holman, Pitts, Jinxx5:57
9."Drag Me to the Grave"Biersack, Chris Greatti, Purdy, English, Moran, Pitts3:45
10."The Shattered God"Biersack, English, Steve Aiello, Pitts, Jinxx4:03
11."Crown of Thorns"Biersack, Holman, Pitts, Jinxx3:39
Total length:44:02
Best Buy Bonus Track
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
12."Sons of Night"Holman, Rich Redmond, Jinxx, Biersack, Pitts3:34

Personnel

Charts

Chart (2014)Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA) [12] 23
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria) [13] 48
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders) [14] 104
Canadian Albums ( Billboard ) [15] 13
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100) [16] 82
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) [17] 75
UK Albums (OCC) [18] 17
US Billboard 200 [19] 10
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard) [20] 2
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard) [21] 2

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