Tony Perry

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Tony Perry
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Perry performing in 2013
Background information
Born (1986-02-25) February 25, 1986 (age 35)
Tijuana, Mexico
Origin San Diego, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)Guitarist, musician
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active2006–present
Labels
Associated acts Pierce the Veil
Website piercetheveil.net

Tony Perry (born February 25, 1986) is an American musician, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Pierce the Veil.

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Early life

Perry was born in Tijuana, Mexico on February 25, 1986.[ citation needed ]

Career

Perry joined Pierce the Veil in 2007 for the release of the band's first full-length album A Flair for the Dramatic . In the following years, he released three albums with the band, Selfish Machines , Collide with the Sky , and Misadventures .

He has toured in North America, South America, Australia, Asia and Europe several times. Perry has performed at many big music festivals such as Rock am Ring and Rock im Park, Reading and Leeds, Warped Tour, Soundwave Festival and Slam Dunk Festival. Pierce the Veil has shared the stage with acts such as Bring Me the Horizon, Black Veil Brides, All Time Low, Sleeping with Sirens, Tonight Alive and A Day to Remember.

Awards

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References

  1. Tyler Sharp: Alternative Press: Here are the winners of the 2015 APMAs Archived April 23, 2017, at the Wayback Machine