Vamps Tour Schedule
Since 2008 Vamps have been at the forefront of the hard rock and alternative scene in Japan.
They became so wildly popular in their home country that within a year they scheduled their first international tour which
included ten U.S. dates. To this day Vamps remains one of the most popular acts in Japan and their international acclaim continues
to grow as they book shows around the world. 2013 saw Vamps put out their first worldwide release so you can expect the band
to be booking more and more international shows.
Vamps has booked two December shows, in the United States, one on each
coast. Their Los Angeles performance on December 4th will be at House of Blues Sunset Strip, a venue that is no stranger to
legendary performances and you can expect Vamps to put on quite a show for their first show stateside in years. A few days
later, on December 8th, Vamps will hit up Roseland Ballroom in New York where they will undoubtedly want to rock the crowd
before heading back home to Japan. Be sure to catch this energetic act while they are in the country for a performance you
About the Band
Vamps consists of Hyde and K.A.D. who have actually worked together since
2003 while K.A.D. was helping Hyde with his solo work but it was not until 2008 that they formed the partnership that they
would refer to as Vamp. Their first nationwide tour in Japan in 2008 in which they played at the Zepp concert venues throughout
the country. The band played between four and six shows at each stop with all of them selling out. In 2009 they released their
self-titled debut and toured in the United States which included Warped Tour dates and stops in New York, Baltimore, Los Angeles,
and San Diego. In 2013 the band signed to Delicious Deli, an imprint of Universal Records and released a live DVD before releasing
a best of album which featured re-recordings of their biggest hits with lyrics in English entitled Sex Blood Rock n' Roll.
The album was their first worldwide release and set the stage for big things to come for Vamp. Be sure to catch them on their
way to the top as they set out on a U.S. tour.
In 2010 Vamps set out on their first world
tour which would have them playing in Japan, France, Spain, Taiwan, China, and Chile. The same year they released the single
Memories which also featured the Japanese version of their song Get Up. The song would be featured in the anime Bakuman and
gain them a whole new audience. In September of 2010, during a performance in Chile Vamps recorded a live DVD titled Vamps
Live 2010 World Tour Chile, which would later be released in 2011 and proved to be a monster hit. While they have developed
quite a cult following around the world as well as a large and devoted fan base in Japan, the worldwide release of Blood Sex
Rock n' Roll as well as constant international touring will surely bring about wider notoriety and more success for the men
You have been waiting for months for this night to come and finally as the lights
lower you begin to see the Hyde and K.A.D. making their way out onto the stage. The crowd erupts in applause as the duo picks
up their guitars and approach the mic. A hush falls over the crowd as Vamps thank them and launches into a fan favorite like
Devil Side, Sweet Dreams, Angel Trip, or Memories. The crowd once again erupts and sings and dances along to hits throughout
the night. After making music together for over a decade, the duo have developed chemistry both in the studio and on the stage
that is undeniable and makes their live show a spectacle to behold. The high energy output from the band translates perfectly
to the crowd and you spend the entire night dancing and singing along.
The final show on Vamps'
first U.S. tour took place on September 19,2009 aboard the USS Missouri in Oahu, Hawaii. This tour i the United States earned
the band the Billboard Japan Ranking International 2009 award and they later went on to release their first live DVD which
documented the tour. On June 22, 2013 Vamps performed on the MTV Video Music Awards Japan which was seen by millions of viewers
around the world. Each release by Vamps has reached the top ten on the Oricon music chart and from the looks of it their upcoming
releases are sure to be even more popular than the previous ones. Big things are in store for Vamps, one of Japan's most popular
bands, as they seem poised to take the world by storm as their releases are becoming more and more available across the globe.