New Pierce the Veil song
2012-06-05 by simonpettersen | 45 Comments

American post-hardcore act Pierce the Veil have released their new song titled "King for a Day". The song serves as the lead single from their upcoming third album "Collide with the Sky", which will be released on July 17th via Fearless Records. The song features guest vocals by Kellin Quinn from Sleeping with Sirens.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ME6RtQgBMSI&feature=player_embedded

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Calc
June 5th 2012

12114 Comments


This song would be sick if there wasn't someone whining through most of it...

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lucasjcockcroft
June 5th 2012

3703 Comments


meh, lyrics suck. Love kellin in this though

TheFantasticDangler
June 5th 2012

1152 Comments


actually didnt mind this

Digging: Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

ConcubinaryCode
June 5th 2012

2062 Comments


I liked the way the instruments sounded around the 3 minute mark.

sixdegrees
June 5th 2012

16907 Comments


that was pretty great, actually.

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nash1311
June 5th 2012

1754 Comments


I liked this.

JakeStallion
June 5th 2012

398 Comments


I enjoyed this quite a bit, as expected.

silentstar
June 5th 2012

2242 Comments


this has to be one of the best uses of a featured vocalist; loved the trade-offs between the two

wacknizzle
June 5th 2012

12874 Comments


Mehhhh, had potential but gosh those lyrics are terrible, the music is decent but not good enough to save the song.

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MisguidedYouth
June 5th 2012

146 Comments


always fun

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Dreakon
June 5th 2012

353 Comments


Catchy, but the lyrics.

Dummit
June 5th 2012

349 Comments


PTV : my guilty pleasure

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
June 5th 2012

28374 Comments


rules except for the part with the guest vocalist... vics vocals are all that song needs

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Sauce
June 5th 2012

679 Comments


didn't think the lyrics (well, the ones i could decipher) were THAT bad.

thejared
June 5th 2012

198 Comments


Fun and full of energy, though its hard to stomach some of the lyrics. Overall 3.5/5 Makes me excited to see where they go with the rest of the record.

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ILJ
June 5th 2012

6651 Comments


Yeah I'm kinda disappointed in this. It isn't terrible, but it's not good either. And I can't stand Kellin so that didn't help at all either.

Hopefully the rest of the album is better than this.

Devastator
June 5th 2012

2475 Comments


I can handle only one whiney singer at a time, plus Kellin sucks so I won't listen.

pornogratherapy
June 5th 2012

100 Comments


I'm really liking this I didn't hear anything from their last album but I think I should give it listen now.

ThomasTheCure
June 5th 2012

284 Comments


pretty decent. not a huge fan of kellin's parts though. hopefully, the rest of the album is better.

ChineseWhispers89
June 5th 2012

39 Comments


vics voice has gotten a bit deeper, still very dope though. this band has always stood out to me. such solid instrumentals.

TooManyFriends
June 5th 2012

583 Comments


Song isn't terrible

jackalope11
June 5th 2012

330 Comments


"I'm over sleeping like a dog on the floor"

I really like that lyric for some reason

stevecif
June 6th 2012

16 Comments


yeah same thoughts on the lyrics. some lines that stand out as particularly
cliché/scene/sound like they were written by a 13-year-old include:

"red for the drink that's mixed with suicide"

"three cheers for throwing up, pubescent drama queen"

"and if the bass shakes the earth underground, we'll start a new revolution"

"come at me, now this is war"

"fuck with this new beat" *breakdown*

"dying is a gift, so close your eyes and rest in peace"

This song sounds like it was written by a different band than the one that wrote A Flair For the Dramatic.

iGuter
June 6th 2012

347 Comments


I thought it was extrmely well written.

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Tonger
June 6th 2012

50 Comments


Average, nothing more. I did enjoy Selfish Machines though so we'll see if they can top that effort this time. So far, it's not a good start.

Winsomniac
June 6th 2012

7963 Comments


Band's been talented since still being Before Today.


Vocals and lyrics are pretty 10th grade though. Oh well.

RosaParks
June 6th 2012

14836 Comments


unsurprisingly awesome. sounds almost as good as selfish machines

Graveyard
June 6th 2012

5675 Comments


wtf did i just listen to?

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YankeeDudel
June 6th 2012

9311 Comments


Ummmmmmm yeaaaaaaaa

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Strider
June 6th 2012

4598 Comments


has it's moments, not as good as anything from SM

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
June 6th 2012

28374 Comments



yeah same thoughts on the lyrics. some lines that stand out as particularly
cliché/scene/sound like they were written by a 13-year-old include:

"red for the drink that's mixed with suicide"

"three cheers for throwing up, pubescent drama queen"

"and if the bass shakes the earth underground, we'll start a new revolution"

"come at me, now this is war"

"fuck with this new beat" *breakdown*

"dying is a gift, so close your eyes and rest in peace"

This song sounds like it was written by a different band than the one that wrote A Flair For the Dramatic.


i mean did you even listen to selfish machines

if they got rid of this sorta shit then they wouldn't be pierce the veil so fuck you and fuck your parents too

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
June 6th 2012

28374 Comments



"three cheers for throwing up, pubescent drama queen"


that's mint as fuck yo

go celtics!

Graveyard
June 6th 2012

5675 Comments


"red for the drink that's mixed with suicide"

????

Eons
June 6th 2012

456 Comments


Cringe worthy lyrics

Poor execution

Boring

1.5/5

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sixdegrees
June 6th 2012

16907 Comments


who cares about the lyrics? Song rules.

stevecif
June 7th 2012

16 Comments


Yeah I've been following these guys since 07, and I always thought Vic's lyrics were consistently awesome... Until this song.

Regardless, I still have faith that the rest of the songs on the album could be great lyrically.

stevecif
June 7th 2012

16 Comments


"and if the bass shakes the earth underground, we'll start a new revolution now!"

Yeah, gay.

lucasjcockcroft
June 7th 2012

3703 Comments


song is actually pretty cool, the lyrics are still bad, if it wasnt a lyric video i wouldnt mind as much.

GuanoBumbershoot
June 7th 2012

1434 Comments


Hoooooly fuck that is bad. I quit.

HypedMerchant
June 7th 2012

329 Comments


liked this

SpaceWhale
June 7th 2012

156 Comments


they have always been one of the more interesting scene-esk bands in terms of instrumentation.

embertoinferno
June 8th 2012

3 Comments


this is gonna be overrated by a certain group of kids. the song sounded alright, lyrics are not my fancy.

pmmets07
June 8th 2012

5854 Comments


this is a good song and i honestly have no problem with the lyrics. i just thought the breakdown and its transition were awkward. "fuck with this new beat" was stupid.

charlie15
June 16th 2012

132 Comments


Liked this quite a bit

CatfishSoup
June 27th 2012

177 Comments


I actually like this song quite a bit. It is a lower part of the album though, the entire album however is very solid. I'm waiting for a review, however it's not officially released so...



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