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TWENTY ONE PILOTS SOPHOMORE STUDIO ALBUM BLURRYFACE DEBUTS AT #1 ON THE BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM CHART
May 27 2015

TWENTY ONE PILOTS SOPHOMORE STUDIO ALBUM BLURRYFACE DEBUTS AT #1 ON THE BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM CHART

SALES SURPASSING AN IMPRESSIVE 146,000 UNITS

ALBUM CHARTING WORLDWIDE

 

HEADLINING BLURRYFACE WORLD TOUR THIS FALL

MAINSTAGE FESTIVAL APPEARANCES AT BONNAROO AND LOLLAPALOOZA THIS SUMMER

 

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(New York, NY May 27, 2015)With over 146,000 equivalent units, powered by over 133,000 in pure album sales, Twenty One Pilots have landed at the top of the Billboard Charts with their triumphant sophomore studio album Blurryface. Since announcing the album’s release in March, excitement reached a fever pitch as all singles charted in the Top 5 on iTunes and tour dates began selling out months in advance. The band celebrated their album release with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, performing “Tear In My Heart” and “Stressed Out,” showcasing their explosive approach to live performance.  The album has also charted worldwide, including Top 5 in Canada, as well as Top 20 in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and the UK.

 

Billboard commented on the band’s new LP stating that Blurryface, “… serves as evidence that one of pop's most daring duos isn't about to slow down,” while Alternative Press stated that Twenty One Pilots, “ramped up everything, from new influences to the number of producers (four) to the metric ton of uncertainties and fears multiplying in frontman/songwriter Tyler Joseph’s cranium. And it’s wonderful."

 

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 and is currently in the Top 10 and climbing at Alternative Radio, 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 14 million views combined.

 

Twenty One Pilots will 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. 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.” 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. Twenty One Pilots will also perform at a myriad of summer festivals around the world including Bonnaroo, Bunbury, Lollapalooza and Fuji Rock.

 

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’s debut studio album 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

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 21

Hasselt, BE

Pukkelpop

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

 

Blurryface Australia & Asia Tour Dates

Jul 4

Brisbane, AUS

The Met

Jul 5

Melbourne, VIC

Corner Hotel – afternoon under 18 show

Jul 5

Melbourne, VIC

Corner Hotel – evening 18+ show – SOLD OUT

Jul 7

Sydney, AUS

The Metro Theatre  – SOLD OUT

Jul 9

Auckland, NZ

The Powerstation  – SOLD OUT

Jul 11

Saitama, JP

Saitama Super Arena *

Jul 12

Saitama, JP

Saitama Super Arena *

Jul 14

Taipei, TW

One Warehouse

* Supporting One Ok Rock

 

Blurryface North American Tour Dates

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

Sep 16

New York, NY

New York, NY

Hammerstein Ballroom – SOLD OUT

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

Oct 7

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA

The Tabernacle – SOLD OUT

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

Portland, OR

Crystal Ballroom – SOLD OUT *

Oct 21

Boise, ID

Revolution Event Center *

Oct 22

Seattle, WA

The Paramount Theatre

Oct 28

Sioux Falls, SD

The District

Oct 29

St. Paul, MN

Myth

Oct 30

Milwaukee, WI

Eagles Ballroom

Oct 31

St. Louis, MO

Chaifetz Arena

Dec 9

Vancouver, BC

Vogue Theatre – SOLD OUT *

Dec 14

Sacramento, CA

Ace of Spades – SOLD OUT *

* Rescheduled Tour Date

 

Blurryface European Tour Dates

Nov 4

Glasgow, UK

O2 ABC Glasgow  – SOLD OUT

Nov 5

Manchester, UK

The Ritz  – SOLD OUT

Nov 6

London, UK

O2 Shepherds Bush Empire  – SOLD OUT

Nov 7

Oxford, UK

O2 Academy Oxford  – SOLD OUT

Nov 9

Birmingham, UK

The Institute  – SOLD OUT

Nov 11

Paris, FR

Trabendo

Nov 12

Antwerp, BE

Trix

Nov 13

Utrecht, NL

TivoliVredenburg Ronda – SOLD OUT

Nov 15

Hamburg, DE

Uebel & Gefährlich

Nov 16

Cologne, DE

Essigfabriek

Nov 17

Munich, DE

Muffathalle