Welcome on BVBWorld your first source about Black Veil Brides. Created by Andy Biersack and composed of Ashley Purdy, Jake Pitts, Jinxx and Christian Coma ( CC ). Here you can find everything about the band, news, exclusives pictures, tour dates and more. Hope you will enjoy it. Keep Rockin BVB Army.
> [18.08.15] Final shows of the Black Mass Tour + CC and Jinxx named their top 5 cities

The last two shows of the Black Mass Tour have been anounced. Tickets goes on sale this friday.

Watch the interview of CC and Jinxx and find out why LA,Melbourne,London, Rome and NYC are their top 5 cities !

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> [04.06.15] Pre-Order Alive and Burning

Pre-order Alive and Burning the first live DVD of Black Veil Brides filmed in Los Angeles.

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> 04 Jun 2015
> [02.05.15] Interview of Ashley Purdy for Myrock Magazine #34


For ” IV”, you have been working with the legend Bob Rock ( Mötley Crüe, Metallica, Simple Plan ). How was this collaboration ?
It sucks ! ( Laughs) No, it was a dream come true. When we work with someone we idolize, we pass an another step as musicians, in the writting and production aswell. We came with all our ideas and we were faced with one of the most important man in his domain who made us grow, who give to us the best in us by leading us in the right direction. Bob was really the THE guy we needed, the “boss”. Crazy thing, it was him who contacted us after he saw our video for “In The End”.

Does he helped you in the writting of the album or by refine some musical arrangements ?
We always had a clear vision about what we wanted for our sound. Bob did not change us, he helped us for evolved. He took the best we had.

If we take a look at ” The Shattered God”, Black Veil Brides sounds fiercest than ever. How did you approached such a song ?
First of all, the general idea for this album was to be more honest, in the sense of being completly outspoken about the way that we live everyday. Before, our songs was more like “mini-stories” about one concept. Here, “IV” is more based about the daily life. We stayed a month and half in Vancouver, Canada, to record it. We ate Black Veil Brides, we breathed Black Veil Brides, everything was Black Veil Brides. This common energy is the foundation of the record. So, this fierce side and honest as the same time come from this. It is really us and the strengh of the band that we exprime. For the lyrics, it always depends of the song. Each moments, like this one, can inspire us, evoke us an emotion and then we take it and we start to compose. Personally, I love trying lot of things, put myself in different situations, whatsoever funny, plaisant or dangerous.

Another song, more soft ” Walk Alway”. It is right to say that this song was influenced by Guns N’ Roses and Pink Floyd ?
It is true that when we started to really work on it, we realized that the beginning really sounds like Pink Floyd. We reworked on a big part entirely composed of an acoustic guitar, while keeping the basic structure. But yeah, it is totally right, a big influence of these two bands. (Laughs)

“IV” is ending by ” Crown Of Thorns”, a beautiful song but full of despair, in total opposition of ” Heart Of Fire” which one is placed at the beginning of the album. What does mean such a choice ?
Rebirth. It is always important for us the way that we ending an album and how we start an another one. It is an another concept that we had set up, whiwh is even pushed to its climax on ” Wretched And Divine”. For now, the flame was extinguished and “IV” plunged you into darkness, but something new will be coming…

Original Text by Laura Minichino for MYROCK
Translation by Morgane for BVBWorldNet
Original text and translation are under copyright, do not use them without credit the author.
Photo by Vinicius Pereira

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> [01.04.15] Interview of Ashley Purdy for La Grosse Radio. ( Paris, France)


A few hours before opening for Steel Panther, Black Veil Brides’s bassist Ashley Purdy made an interview with us, in the Backstage at l’Olympia.

Hi Ashley ! First of all, I would like to thank you to take the time to answer to our questions and talk about the actuality of the band.
No problem !

Your fourth album was released on October, what do you think the band had accomplished with this record ?
Lot of things ! As much as a band and individually. First, about writing and recording, we wanted to accomplish something different of Set The World On Fire or Wretched and Divine, even if we love them. Something who will be closer from 80’s metal. Lots of our references was produced by Bob Rock who produced our fourth album. We love his past works with Mötley Crüe and Metallica… so work with him was our first accomplishment for us. Then, we add all these little details which was missing in the production of our past albums. I’m sure that the difference between our first three albums and this one is evident. I think this album enabled us to widen our style and our audience which one is more varied. You know, I think at our beginnings our fans was teenagers but now is more diversified, we see all kind of metalhead and hard-rock fans at our shows. This album represent an artistic accomplishment but also an accomplishment about the diversification of our public.

This fourth record has the name of the band. Most of the bands are doing this for their first album, why did you made this choice ?
Lot of reasons I think. It’s been five years that the band is what it is today and there are lot of things that we wanted to accomplish into our last albums. For the first one it was about to shape the composition that we already had even if we do not know eachother so well. For Set The World On Fire it was more “ we will show you we are good musicians” it is insane and more dynamic. There are lot of guitar solo and the drums is crazy. For Wretched And Divine, we knew eachother a little bit more and we focused on the idea to create something conceptual with a real scenario.
As we already realized all these goals, we made this new album without no concept, only true hard rock. So, there was no sense to give a title to this set where the songs title are more authentic and honest than we wrote before. We just thought it was simply an album by Black Veil Brides and there are no reasons to give it a title. This record represent the band, it brings together that we really are. We stayed a half months together to make this record, days and nights, 24 hours per day and you can feel it in the way that the songs sound. It’s heavier, powerful and very real and honest. It’s true, it is our fourth record but it is simply Black Veil Brides as we really are today and the record represents the best of this.

Since the album release, you’ve never stop to be on tour : How your audience react about the new songs ?
Very well ! I mean… You’ll see it tonight [ laughs] In fact even the album release we put some new stuff online as “Faithless“. It was the first one and then “Heart Of Fire” and “Goodbye Agony“. What is cool about that it’s when we played them the fans already knew the lyrics, when they had to raise their fist and sing with us, how to interact with the band… And to be front of a crowd who know everything before the album release is just awesome. Honestly, our fans are really particular compared to some other bands’s fans : there is a real community, a fan army ! They come together… I saw some pictures of people here in Paris who came together, they spend the day together, take some pictures.. It is a real civilization, a community that we have no control on it [Laughs]

Black Veil Brides is opening for Steel Panther for two dates, the first one is tonight. How is to be with them on tour ?

First, we know them for more than 10 years, we are good friends from Los Angeles. Before our band exist and even Steel Panther or their previous band Metal Skool exist… I even made an interview of Satchel’s wife. In fact, they were touring as the same time as us, we arrived in Europe when they came back from UK so it seemed logic to play together because we did not have a date here. Sometimes it’s hard to play here but it’s an opportunity and we took it because we love them !

Do you think you will come back in France as headliner and maybe play in an another city than Paris ?
Yes, we want to ! And indeed, I often see on twitter, for exemple, lot of fans who wrote “You missed this town/date…” But it is political. Sponsors are looking for profitable places, those where they have guarantees for the management of flights, accommodation, crew. And if it is not financially viable, there is no date. There is some business behind our tours, what fans often ignore. So, to all our fans : call your radio station, sponsor of your district and tell them that you want to see Black Veil Brides on stage and on the radio. At the end, we missed some places without wanted it. For exemple, I know we will go to Russia but we don’t go to Ukraine. People are complaining and are disappointed but unfortunately we can’t do nothing, we don’t manage our tour, we go where our sponsor find a date.

You are on guest tonight, so I guess your set will be shorter.
Yes, and once again I understand if some people are disappointed. Usually we play for half an hour almost two hours and tonight we will play for 40 minutes.

How do you manage the setlist ?
It is a good thing for the fans because we will play all our famous songs. We were just working on it in the backsatage a few minutes ago to chose which song we will not play. For example the last fifth songs are all some songs that we made a video clip for them. It’s gonna be intense, we will probably have fun.

Will you play some of your new songs ?
Yes ! Almost all.. We will play “Heart Of Fire“,“Faithless”, “Goodbye Agony” and “Last Rites” it is not a single or video clip but it is one of our favorite song.

Black Veil Brides had been a lot on tour, especially in the USA. Do you see a difference between the European audience and the American audience ?
I have the feeling that people are more interested in Hard-Rock and metal music. A simple example, in the USA, rock magzines are out every two months, here, it is sometimes some weekly magazine especially in the UK. It shows perfectly the interest from European people for this kind of music. It is the same thing if we take a look at the capacity of the venue : we often play in some bigger venue in Europe than in the US, which is our home country. And it does not work in the other side : we know lot of European bands who came in America and fail to sell twenty tickets while here they sold out some venue as Wembley. I think about You Me At Six for example. In our side everything is okay but being from Europe it’s harder.

Back to your show, recently you start to play ” Kickstart My Heart” by Mötley Crüe.
Just for fun ! [Laughs]

Is there are other covers that you are trying or have planned to play?
The way we decided it it’s very funny : we vaguely know the song, we never rehearsed it and we tried it.We also played Danzing this day and when we played Kickstart My Heart we thought everybody love this song and it will be nice to include it to our show. But, we’re not gonna play it tonight, we will play an another cover. We have to give you something in this kind because Steel Panther are really based into 80’s and we want to share with you a little bit of this kind of music, make the crowd dancing.

Does the band had already think about the next album ?
We already started to talk about it. We talked about the direction we want to take, about the producers with who we would like to work. We write some composition and the we record it on a MP3 for later. So, we have a few ideas that we have to put it in common. Our schedule is kinda busy until december with our Worldwide Tour. So we gonna take a break after Christmas and then we will work on it. The album won’t be released before Spring 2016. We have one more album to make with our label because of our contrat, we will do it and then we will think about the different options.

Exept the new album, does the band have some other projects ?
Lot of shows, and work on this new album at the end of the year… Exept this we don’t have so much time. We wrote twenty songs for our last album, me made a movie.. We have a live DVD which will be released on June ! We always have some new ideas, for example the merchandising, organize some contest for the fans..

Do you have a last message to say for the readers of La Grosse Radio and to your french fans ?
As I said our fans are the best about Social Medias and sharing some stuff,and keep calling your radio sation and sponsors as you do to request the music you want to hear. Fans, keep being behind us, BVB Army keep your support ! How could I say it in french ? ” Je t’aime ” Is it right ? [Laughs]

Photo by Sofia Blomgren FestivalPhoto
Original text by La Grosse Radio
Translation by Morgane.
Original text and the translation are under copyright.

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> [31.03.15] Vote Black Veil Brides for the APMAS + Vote Jake Pitts for the Metal Hammer Dimebag Darrel Award


Black Veil Brides will be performing at the 2015 Alternative Press Music Awards. Tickets will be going on sale this Friday, April 3. Also, don’t forget to vote for Black Veil Brides. They’re nominated for Artist Of The Year and Album Of The Year.


Also, Jake is nominated for the Metal Hammer Dimebag Darrel Award ( Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards ). The ceremony will take place in London, on June 15 !


Photo by : Oliver Gestin for RockUrLife

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> 31 Mar 2015
> BVB @ Olympia, Paris 16/03/15 ” Paris Ashamed”


” I was so excited to see Black Veil Brides in live for the first time ( I was waiting for this moment for a long time ) that I almost forgot they were not as headliner. The crowd is here for Steel Panther.

The lights go out on a nearly empty balcony. I knew the crowd will probably provoke them because, sadly, Black Veil Brides, a rock band, are considered as a band for teenagers girls but I never imagine things would turn like that.

Alone,in my balcony side, ( nearly empty ) to be here at l’Olympia just for them, it’s a terrible moment of lonelyness that I’m living. Nevertheless, my eyes stare the stage. I only see those five boys who play music which touch my heart. If in the balcony the crowd are indifferent ( exept the decade of fans who was here on the left side ) it’s totally different for the crowd on stalls. The crowd booed them and insult them. Hard-Rocker audience is dirrespectful and intolerant. Members of Black Veil Brides and Steel Panther are good friend but the audience does not care.

Band members can feel direspect from the crowd and Andy is indignant. After trying to explain to have some respect for a band who is here as a support he give up. Black Veil Brides just play, they care only about the few fans who are scattered in the venue. Despite of this bad ambience, these five members keep smiling and sharing by some regards some quietly thanks to the fans. Pretty tired and revolted by such a crowd, their set, which should be during one hour, was reduced to thirty-five minutes then the band leave the stage without a words.

My heart is broken. I feel terrible by all this disrespect. I feel bad for them.They played such a great set, their songs sounds heavier on live than on their records,they don’t deserve it. Black Veil Brides, a band who are enjoyed in the whole world just met the Parisian audience. A violent collision. When I quit the venue I’m ashamed. Ashamed that they’re assiociated Paris and France with this hateful crowd. ”

Original Text by Clementine FRENCH VERSION
Translated by Morgane for BVBWorld.
These are under copyright.

Photo by Manu Wino for Metalorgie

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> Music Video for “Goodbye Agony”

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> Teaser of “Walk Away”

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> 24 Oct 2014
> Teaser of ” World Of Sacrifice”
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> 21 Oct 2014
> Sneak Peek of ” Goodbye Agony”
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