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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jeffrey Lee Pierce.


1958 Birth Born on June 27, 1958.


1982 24 Years Old The period from 1982 to 1984 were characterized by shifting line-up changes, with various band members testifying that Pierce's unpredictable personality and excessive drug use made him difficult to work with.
1983 25 Years Old In 1983 The Gun Club toured Australia for the first time, but half of the band's members quit at Los Angeles airport before departure due to Pierce's behavior. … Read More
1985 27 Years Old In 1985 Pierce lived in London, United Kingdom (U.K.), where he recorded a solo album named Wildweed. … Read More
1987 29 Years Old A reformed Gun Club then recorded 1987's Mother Juno that featured punk songs such as "Thunderhead" and "Araby"—Pierce later said in relation to the album: "We envisioned an album that sounded like ocean waves." … Read More


In early 1996, he went to Japan, and right before he left, he and I were at his mom's in LA Angeles, US writing songs. … Read More
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