Ashley Purdy Biography
(American Musician, Bassist and Former Member of the Alternative Rock Band ‘Black Veil Brides')
Birthday: January 28, 1984 (Aquarius)
Born In: Berger, Missouri, United States
Ashley Purdy is an American musician who serves as the bassist and vocalist of the rock band, Black Veil Brides (BVB). Prior to joining BVB, he had been in many other bands like Orgasm, Stolen Hearts, and Children of the Beast. He joined BVB in 2009, replying to an ad posted by the band's founding member Andy Biersack. Since then, the band has released four studio albums, 'We Stitch These Wounds' (2010), 'Set the World on Fire' (2011), 'Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones' (2013) and 'Black Veil Brides' (2014). The band won MTV's 'Favorite Breakthrough Band of 2011' award. The band members are characterized by their use of black makeup, body paint, tight black studded clothing, and long hair, all of which are inspired by 1980s glam metal bands, such as KISS and Mötley Crüe. Purdy is not only a performing member of his band though; he is also a graphics designer and has been instrumental in sketching out the costumes for each member of the band and also designed the merchandise for the brand. Moreover, he has designed the stage attire of the members of every band he has been in. He also has his own fashion line, Ashley Purdy Fashion Inc.