Press Releases

March 17 2015

TWENTY ONE PILOTS TO RELEASE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM BLURRYFACE MAY 19 FAN TRACK “FAIRLY LOCAL” RELEASED TODAY Video: Http:// iTunes: FIRST SINGLE “TEAR IN MY HEART” TO PREMIERE APRIL 6 HEADLINING BLURRYFACE WORLD TOUR THIS FALL Performing on the main stage at multiple festivals this summer (New York, NY March 17, 2015) – Twenty One Pilots, one of the most buzzed about bands of 2014, will be releasing their eagerly awaited sophomore studio album, Blurryface, on May 19, the follow up to the wildly-successful Vessel. Today fans will get a taste of what the album has in store with the “Fairly Local” video and track, which will be followed by Blurryface’s first official single, “Tear In My Heart,” on April 6. The critically acclaimed duo of Tyler Joseph (lead vocals, piano, and the band’s songwriter) and Josh Dun (drums) is taking their explosive mix of hip-hop, indie rock and punk to the next level on Blurryface, with soaring pop melodies and eclectic sonic landscapes. Twenty One Pilots will then set out on the Blurryface World Tour opening with dates in the UK in May followed by North America this Fall. The North American leg kicks off September 8 in Washington, DC and hits major cities such as Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, the band’s hometown of Columbus, OH, and the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado. The Blurryface World Tour Facebook RSVP presale begins Wednesday, March 18 at 10:00am local time, and the public on sale for most dates begins Friday, March 20 at 10:00 am local time. Ticketing information can be found on Joining Twenty One Pilots on the North American leg of the Blurryface World Tour will be alt-pop band Echosmith, best known for their smash hit “Cool Kids.” In only one record cycle Twenty One Pilots have grown astronomically, emerging from clubs to main stage festival appearances. The band’s 2014 “quiet is violent tour” reached sold out audiences across the US, as well as in London, Amsterdam, Paris, Tokyo, Sydney, Mexico City and more. This summer the band will be performing on the main stage at Bonnaroo, Sasquatch, Bunbury and several other summer festivals around the world. Twenty One Pilots’ meteoric rise since the release of Vessel saw the band named an MTV Artist To Watch, and give unforgettable live performances at the 1st annual AP Music Awards, 2014 MTV Movie Awards, and Late Night With Seth Meyers. Named #1 in Alternative Press’ 10 Essential Albums of 2013, Vessel continues to gain momentum with the highest selling week for their album occurring recently at the end of their two year album cycle, and over 300,000 copies sold, and over 1,000,000 singles sold to date. Blurryface Album Art And Track Listing 1. Heavydirtysoul 2. Stressed Out 3. Ride 4. Fairly Local 5. Tear In My Heart 6. Lane Boy 7. The Judge 8. Doubt 9. Polarize 10. We Don't Believe What's On TV 11. Message Man 12. Hometown 13. Not Today 14. Goner Festival Dates Apr 18 Scottsdale, AZ Chipotle Presents: Cultivate Festival May 23 George, WA Sasquatch Music Festival Jun 6 Mountain View, CA Live 105’s BFD Jun 5-7 Cincinnati, OH Bunbury Music Festival Jun 14 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival Jul 25 Niigata, JP Fuji Rock Festival Aug 23 Biddinghuizen, NL Lowlands Festival Blurryface World Tour Dates May 11 Glasgow, UK ABC2 May 12 Manchester, UK Deaf Institute May 13 Birmingham, UK Hare And Hounds May 14 London, UK Electrowerkz Sep 8 Washington, DC Echostage Sep 11 Philadelphia, PA Festival Pier * Sep 12 Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion ** Sep 13 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre Sep 15 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom * Sep 18 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center Sep 19 Rochester Hills, MI Meadow Brook Music Festival ** Sep 20 Indianapolis, IN Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn Sep 22 Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre *** Sep 23 Papillion, NE Sumter Amphitheater Sep 26 Magna, UT Saltair Sep 27 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre Sep 29 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater Oct 6 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle Oct 8 Lake Buena Vista, FL House Of Blues Orlando Oct 11 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom Oct 15 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre Oct 16 San Diego, CA SDSU Open Air Theatre ** Oct 20 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades Oct 22 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom **** Oct 23 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre Oct 25 Boise, ID Revolution Event Center Oct 28 Sioux Falls, SD The District ***** Oct 29 St. Paul, MN Myth * Public on sale begins 3/21 12:00 pm local time ** Public on sale begins 3/21 10:00 am local time *** Public on sale begins 3/20 9:00 am local time **** Public on sale begins 3/20 12:00 pm local time ***** Public on sale begins 3/27 10:00 am local time