Jeffrey Lee Pierce

Born Jun 27, 1958

Jeffrey Lee Pierce was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. He was one of the founding members of the 1980s punk band The Gun Club. He was a founding member of The Red Lights before forming The Gun Club and released several solo albums.

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1958 Birth Born on June 27, 1958.


1982 24 Years Old The years 1982-84 were characterized by shifting line-up changes, with various band members testifying that Pierce's unpredictable personality and chemical excesses made him difficult to work with. … Read More
1985 27 Years Old Pierce recorded a solo album, Wildweed, in 1985. … Read More


His friend Mark Lanegan said in an interview in Loose Lips Sink Ships in August 2004 about Jeffrey Lee Pierce's death: "In early 1996, he went to Japan, and right before he left he and I were at his mom's in LA writing songs. … Read More
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