Jaime Preciado Biography

Jaime Preciado is a popular American musician who plays bass for the popular band ‘Pierce the Veil’. Let’s take a look at his family, personal life, career, achievements, and some fun facts.

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Also Known As
Jaime Alberto Preciado
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Musical Artist
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Birth Date
17th May, 1986 AD
Age
31 Years
Sun Sign
Taurus    Taurus Men
Height
1.78 m
Born in
San Diego, California, United States
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Jaime Preciado is a popular American musician who plays bass for the popular band ‘Pierce the Veil’. He is and known for his eccentric sense of living. He is of Mexican descent and also works as a solo musician and has released many singles to critical and commercial acclaim. As a musician, Jaime has been a part of many different groups, bands and has provided his skills to many solo artists. His other collaborations include ‘Trigger my Nightmare’ and ‘Steal the Scenery’. His musical achievements include an award which he won in 2014 as the best bass player in the Alternative Press Music Awards. With the punk hardcore band ‘Pierce the Veil’, Jaime has found success and has released four albums with the band until now. He has done countless tours and he is one of the most looked after contemporary rockers. His on stage energy is wild and he is known for a ‘crazy’ off screen persona, which perfectly resonates with the hardcore music, that Jaime is indulged in creating.

Childhood & Early Life
  • Jaime Preciado was born in San Diego, California, to Mexican parents on 17th May 1986. He has an older brother named Chris. Both the brothers used to attend concerts as kids and that got Jaime enthused about music (particularly the punk rock genre) in the first place.
  • When Jaime started taking music seriously, he mostly played trumpet after he learned playing himself but when he got a guitar from an uncle, he got hooked to that. Jaime did his schooling from El Captain School in his hometown and played music in annual functions and other small and big events at his family or friend’s houses.
  • His first claim to fame came when he was still in high school and became a part of a local metal core band named ‘Trigger my Nightmare’ which was moderately successful at the local level. But the experience of working with them made Jaime aware of the several nuances involved in the industry and set a solid foundation for his future career as a successful musician.
Career
  • Before forming his band, Jaime played bass for ‘Trigger My Nightmare’ for a few years. Pierce the Veil’s current guitarist Tony Perry was also a part of Trigger my Nightmare and both Petty and Jaime shared a good chemistry on and off stage, which clearly showed in their early concerts. His time with Trigger my Nightmare was pretty productive as he learned quite a lot but he tasted the real success when he joined Pierce the Veil.
  • Upon joining Pierce the Veil, Jaime released the first studio album ‘A Flair for the Dramatic’ in 2007 under the banner Equal Vision Records to a massive success. The band went on a tour across United States once the album hit the market and the band immediately became a hot property among the organizers. The Warped Tour, one of the concerts, is still widely considered to be Pierce the Veil’s career turning point as it put them on the map among the best rock bands of present times.
  • The work on their second studio album was done within 8 weeks, if reports and interviews of the band members are to be believed. Equal Vision records released the album ‘Selfish Machines’ in June 2010, and for its promotion, Jaime and his team embarked on a tour across US, which turned out to be humongous success. In January and February 2011, the band went to their very first European tour and the album and the concerts turned out to be a major success in European countries.
  • In 2012, the band released their third studio album titled ‘Collide with the Sky’, their most successful product till date. In order to promote the album, the band played in the Warped Tour and was positively received by the spectators and the album eventually went on to receive several accolades. The coveted American magazine Alternative Press placed ‘Collide with the Sky’ among the best albums of 2012 and the reader’s votes were also in favour of the band. The group won titles such as Best Live Act and Best Artist of the Year in reader’s polls.
  • Later, the band embarked on a tour across South American countries and released their fourth studio album ‘Misadventures’ in 2016, after delaying it for several years. The band released the album with an ‘Album release concert’ in Mexico City and the promotions started with live shows across the country. The European tour followed and the band received almost a hundred percent attendance in all of their concerts.
  • As a solo music producer, Jaime worked with American band Steal the Scenery for their debut EP titled ‘The Art of Breaking Hearts’ and also appeared as a guest singer in two songs from the EP. Jaime has also made an appearance in Punk Goes Classic Rock as a producer for the compilation of songs in 2010. His other collaboration includes a stint with ‘MikeyWhiskeyHands’ for their single ‘get the Mind Right’.
  • Working as a solo musician, Jaime has released three singles as of now, all of which has been received well. ‘Believe you Me’, ‘Anatome’ and ‘I’m the Secret’ are the songs, all of them were released on YouTube and gathered critical and general acceptance for Jaime as a solo musician.
Personal Life
  • Jaime Preciado is known to have been in a long-term relationship with Jessica Rose and the couple could be getting married anytime in the near future.
  • Jaime is fond of tattoos and says that every tattoo he has on his body says something about his personality and there isn’t a better reflection of anybody’s individuality than tattoos.
  • Jaime likes flying and is looking to get a pilot’s licence, which may be receiving soon.

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