NEW YORK, NY (March 22, 2017)—Japanese rock band VAMPS—featuring HYDE (L’Arc-en-Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust)—have today unveiled the next single “CALLING” off their highly anticipated, forthcoming album UNDERWORLD, out April 28 on Eleven Seven Music. Newly signed to Eleven Seven Music for the world (excluding South America, Southeast Asia, and Japan), this is the band’s first release through the label. “Calling” is available for streaming on Spotify and Apple Music, and can be purchased on iTunes. It will be on sale everywhere on April 7. Watch an exclusive clip of VAMPS discussing the new single HERE.
VAMPS recently finished the official music video for “Calling” with award-winning director, Nick Peterson (Five Finger Death Punch "Wrong Side Of Heaven”). Check out a preview of the forthcoming video HERE.
VAMPS’ upcoming album UNDERWORLD is produced by Howard Benson (Halestorm, Chris Cornell, Papa Roach, Motörhead) and Kane Churko (In This Moment, Five Finger Death Punch). The album includes the band’s biggest streaming success to date, "Inside of Me," featuring Chris Motionless from Motionless In White and "Rise or Die," which was co-written with Emigrate/Rammstein guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe.
Meanwhile, VAMPS are gearing up for their 2017 U.S. tour, kicking off May 2 in Birmingham, Alabama. The band will be touring with I Prevail and Starset, and have also announced a string of headline dates with newcomers Palaye Royale (www.palayeroyale.com) and Darke Complex (http://darkecomplex.com) as support—See full tour routing below.
5/2* Birmingham, AL - Workplay Soundstage
5/3* Knoxville, TN - Concourse at the International
5/4* Richmond, VA - Canal Club
5/6 Baltimore, MD Rams - Head Live
5/8* Clifton Park, NY - Upstate Concert Hall
5/9* Portland, ME - Aura
5/11 Boston, MA - Middle East Downstairs
5/12 Pittsburgh, PA - Diesel Club Lounge
5/14* West Des Moines, IA - Val Air Ballroom
5/15* Omaha, NE - Sokol Auditorium
5/17* Traverse City, MI - Ground Zero
5/18* Louisville, KY - Diamond Pub Concert Hall
5/19 Atlanta, GA - The Loft at Center Stage
5/21 Houston, TX - Scout Bar
5/22 Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live!
5/24 Denver, CO - Bluebird
5/25 Tempe, AZ - The Marquee
Jill Segal at Eleven Seven Music
212-334-3160 | JillS@elevensevenmusic.com
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