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Media Release: TWENTY ONE PILOTS RELEASE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SOPHOMORE STUDIO ALBUM BLURRYFACE
May 19 2015

TWENTY ONE PILOTS RELEASE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SOPHOMORE STUDIO ALBUM BLURRYFACEDUO TO PERFORM ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! ON MAY 22nd HEADLINING BLURRYFACE WORLD TOUR THIS FALL(May 19, 2015)After multiple Top 5 charting singles, sold out tour dates months out, the album pre-order being a fixture in the Top 10 and currently sitting at #1 in the U.S. and #3 on the iTunes Album Chart in Canada, Twenty One Pilots, one of the most buzzed about bands of 2014, have released their highly anticipated sophomore album, Blurryface, available at music retailers worldwide today: http://smarturl.it/blurryface. Since announcing the album’s imminent release in March via the Twenty One Pilots Twitter account, their dedicated fan base created a social media frenzy, leading Twenty One Pilots to trend worldwide on Twitter and Tumblr. Fans have been clamoring to hear the new record, and singles teasing the album’s release have been giving listeners a taste of what Tyler Joseph (lead vocals, piano, and the band’s songwriter) and Josh Dun (drums) have in store.Blurryface takes Twenty One Pilots’ explosive mix of hip-hop, indie rock and punk to the next level, with soaring pop melodies and eclectic sonic landscapes. The fan track, “Fairly Local,” reached #1 on iTunes’ Alternative Chart, and top 5 on Billboard’s Twitter Chart. The album’s lead single, “Tear In My Heart,” debuted at #8 on Billboard’s Top Rock Songs Chart, while the following single, “Stressed Out,” debuted with over 1 million streams first week.  The companion videos for all 3 songs have already amassed over 10 million views combined.Twenty One Pilots are also set to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, airing May 22nd. The duo will then set out on the Blurryface World Tour after opening dates in the UK earlier this May, followed by North America this Fall. The North American leg kicks off September 8th  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. Ticketing information can be found on twentyonepilots.com. The band will also bring their Blurryface World Tour to Australia, South East Asia, Japan, and Europe prior to the North American dates.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 around the world including London, Amsterdam, Paris, Tokyo, Sydney, Mexico City and more. The band is also set to perform at a myriad of summer festivals around the world including Bonnaroo, Sasquatch, Bunbury, Lollapalooza and Fuji Rock.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. Festival Dates

May 23 George, WA Sasquatch!
Jun 6 Mountain View, CA Live 105's BFD
Jun 7 Cincinnati, OH Bunbury Music Festival
Jun 14 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival
Jul 25 Niigata, JP Fuji Rock Festival
Jul 26 Daebu Island, KR Ansan Valley Rock Festival
Jul 31-Aug 2 Montreal, QC Osheaga
Aug 2 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza
Aug 23 Biddinghuizen, NL Lowlands
Aug 26 Belfast, UK Belsonic
Sep 25-27 Las Vegas, NV Life is Beautiful Festival
Oct 2-4, 9-11 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival – Zilker Park
Jul 4 Brisbane, AUS The Met
Jul 5 Melbourne, VIC Corner Hotel
Jul 7 Sydney, AUS The Metro Theatre
Jul 9 Aukland, NZ The Powerstation
Jul 11 Saitama, JP Saitama Super Arena
Jul 12 Saitama, JP Saitama Super Arena
Jul 14 Taipei, TW One Warehouse
Sep 8 Washington, DC Echostage – SOLD OUT
Sep 9 Washington, DC Echostage
Sep 11 Philadelphia, PA Festival Pier – SOLD OUT
Sep 12 Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Sep 13 Toronto, ON Sound Academy
Sep 15 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom – SOLD OUT
Sep 16 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 1 Dallas, TX South Side Ballroom
Oct 2 Houston, TX Bayou Music Center
Oct 6 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle – SOLD OUT
Oct 7 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle – SOLD OUT
Oct 8 Lake Buena Vista, FL House Of Blues Orlando – SOLD OUT
Oct 11 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
Oct 13 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
Oct 15 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre
Oct 16 San Diego, CA SDSU Open Air Theatre
Oct 17 Oakland, CA Fox Theatre
Oct 20 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades – SOLD OUT
Oct 22 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom – SOLD OUT
Oct 23 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre – SOLD OUT
Oct 25 Boise, ID Revolution Event Center
Oct 28 Sioux Falls, SD The District
Oct 29 St. Paul, MN Myth
Oct 30 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom
Nov 4 Glasgow, UK O2 ABC
Nov 5 Manchester, UK The Ritz
Nov 6 London, UK O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Nov 7 Oxford, UK O2 Academy
Nov 9 Birmingham, UK The Institute
Nov 11 Paris, FR Trabendo
Nov 12 Antwerp, BE Trix
Nov 13 Utrecht, NL Ronde
Nov 15 Hamburg, DE Uebel & Gefährlich
Nov 16 Cologne, DE Essigfabriek
Nov 17 Munich, DE Muffathalle