Genre: Glam Rock
Semi Precious Weapons are a glam-rock band from New York City consisting of Justin Tranter on vocals, Stevy Pyne on guitar, Cole Whittle on bass and Dan Crean on drums. Pyne replaced former guitarist, Aaron Lee Tasjan, in November 2008.
In 2004, Semi Precious Weapons (SPW) was formed by Berklee School of Music graduates Tranter, Whittle, Crean and Tasjan. High profile manager B.P. Fallon brought in Tony Visconti to produce their first album, We Love You. Funded by Tranter’s jewelry sales, they originally released the album as a free download.
In March 2008 the band signed a worldwide recording agreement with Razor & Tie. The band’s album We Love You was re-released under this label on September 30, 2008.