Semi Precious Weapons Biography

Semi Precious Weapons are a glam-rock band from New York City originally consisting of Justin Tranter on vocals, Aaron Lee Tasjan on guitar, Cole Whittle on bass and Dan Crean on drums. As of November 2008, Stevy Pyne replaced Tasjan on guitar.

In March 2008 the band signed a worldwide recording agreement with Razor & Tie. The band's album We Love You was released on September 30, 2008.

Their track "Magnetic Baby" is featured as a downloadable track in Rock Band 2.

In January 2008 they caused a stir in the United Kingdom after Kate Moss attended their concert at London's Death Disco club and danced with 'six foot bisexual' singer Justin Tranter. Vogue described the band as "unashamedly crass and deliciously animated".

Frontman Justin Tranter has a high end jewelry line called "Fetty" that sells at Barneys COOPs, and Barneys NY. The designs include weapons, hearts, and diamond braille.

Justin Tranter was also a coach on the MTV show MADE, where he helped a shy sixteen-year-old become a bassist in her own band.

Semi Precious took part in their largest video shoot to date, on January 11th 2009, while in Dallas for their 2009 tour for Rock n Roll Never Looked So Beautiful. Shot on the rooftop of the South Side on Lamar, it was the first time fans got to participate by being in the band's videos.
Source: wikipedia.org
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