Panic! At The Disco’s Front Man Brendan Urie Discussed About His Fender Guitar Being a Grammy Nominee
Panic! At the Disco's "Death of a Bachelor" album has sold over 500,000 copies to date, making it the fourth highest-selling album released this year. It's been a massive comeback year for Brendon Urie and company; the response to their fifth studio album proved just how vocal and revitalized their fan base is, 11 years since "I Write Sins Not Tragedies" was introduced Panic at the Disco to the mainstream.
Brendan Urie has given his talents toward guitar design, particularly with Fender. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC), commonly referred to simply as Fender, is an American manufacturer of stringed instruments and amplifiers. It is known for its solid-body electric guitars and bass guitars, such as the Stratocaster, Telecaster, Precision Bass, and the Jazz Bass. The company, previously named the Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company, was founded in Fullerton, California, by Clarence Leonidas "Leo" Fender in 1946.
To show his collaboration with Fender guitars, the Offset model favored by many of your punk and grunge heroes we're premiering a video of Urie talking about the project while showing us around his splashy Los Angeles home. Panic! At the Disco had been nominated for its first major Grammy.
"So finally I woke up around 7:30, 8 o'clock I checked my email, and there were like three emails from him, and he's like, Hey man, wake up! You got nominated for a Grammy. So I jumped out of bed, I was like, so ecstatic. I made a pot of coffee, I was like, Oh my God, I don't even know what to do. So I was kind of like bouncing around the house for like 45 minutes," as stated by Brendan Urie, the front man of Panic! At the Disco.
"Who do you think you'll be sitting next to at the upcoming Grammys?" asked by the event's host that night.
"Shit, I don't know. I hope it's like Robert Downey Jr. or something. I hope he's just there to party, you know?" as stated right away by Brendan Urie.