March 8, 2017

VAMPS North American tour in May

VAMPS announced their North American tour set in May. They will join as special guest in I Prevail’s LIFE LINES TOUR starting on May 2 at Birmingham Concert Hall, shows totaling to nine shows. LIFELINES TOUR 5/2 Birmingham, AL / Workplay Soundstage 5/3 Knoxville, TN / Concourse at the International 5/4 Richmond, VA / Canal Club 5/8 Clifton Park, NY / Upstate Concert Hall 5/9 Portland, ME / Aura 5/14* West Des Moines, IA / Val Air Ballroom 5/15 Omaha, NE / Sokol Auditorium 5/17... Read More

November 16, 2016

Interview ! HYDE [VAMPS] North America Tour Vol.5 Chicago

──Chicago seems to have a difficult crowd to rock HYDE:Yeah, probably the most difficult during this tour. ──You’ve been to Chicago before as VAMPS yes? HYDE:Wasn’t it when I wrote “Umi-made-sanpo-ni-itta-hanashi (海まで散歩に行った話 : Story of the time I went to the ocean) on my blog? ──I think you went in 2015 for your “SIXX:A.M. The Modern Vintage Tour” LOL. 2016 was when you signed with the American artist management agency “10th... Read More

November 16, 2016

Interview ! HYDE [VAMPS] North America Tour Vol.4 Canada

──We heard this North America Tour is the first to perform in Canada for you. HYDE:Oh, we’re performing in Canada. We heard that it will be “a tour like the one with SIXX:A.M.” so I totally thought we won’t be performing in Canda LOL. Canada! Sounds great. “♪Lo-ve letter fro-m Ca-na-da-” (suddenly singin an oldie). A Canadian told me that not many people know this song ──I bet they don’t LOL HYDE:Even for Japanese living in Canada that is. I asked,... Read More

November 11, 2016

Interview ! HYDE [VAMPS] North America Tour Vol.3 New York

──North America Tour schedule looks as tough as six shows in ten days. How are you going to spend the 10 days during the tour? HYDE: Sleep, sleep and sleep. Drink and sleep (lol). It’s all bus trip. All I can do is sleep. Of course we take breaks here and there. I can unusually sleep on the bus. It’s never a comfortable ride. It’s no bigger than a coffin but somehow it works for me to sleep there. JIN said the same thing. So I don’t mind the travel.... Read More

November 10, 2016

Interview ! HYDE [VAMPS] North America Tour Vol.2 San Francisco

──The North American tour VAMPS North American Tour 2016 With Special guest Citizen Zero is starting on November 6th . So you wanted to do your own headline tour? HYDE: One of the purposes for international shows is to get more exposure to potential fan base, we were reluctant to do the headline tour. But our management insisted that we do the tour for next year. Then we said why not. This could give us good experience. ──So this is for fueling up your upcoming US activity... Read More

November 10, 2016

Interview ! HYDE [VAMPS] North America Tour Vol.1 Mexico

──You went to Mexico for the first time during the South America Tour last year, right? HYDE: Yeah, I knew there are a lot of VAMPS fans. It’s usually Mexicans among the Central and South Latin American fans that come to our show in North America. I’m sure the show in Mexico will be a blast. ──This is the South-end in your North America tour? HYDE: Strictly speaking, Mexico may not be North America but since we have a lot of fans in the area, show dates were... Read More

July 25, 2015

VAMPS to join Sixx:A.M. for 2 shows in California this October

Japanese rock band VAMPS will perform two hard-rocking shows in Los Angeles and San Francisco this October. VAMPS recently joined Sixx:A.M. on the “Modern Vintage” tour in April 2015 for 12 U.S. concerts in conjunction with the release of the international version of BLOODSUCKERS. 10/5 Roxy Theatre (Los Angeles) Tickets: $30 (advance) 10/7 Slim’s (San Francisco) Tickets: $25 VAMPS adds the California shows... Read More

April 20, 2015


VAMPS, the Japanese rock band formed by HYDE (L’Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust), kicked off their latest U.S. tour on April 8th to promote the international edition of their latest release, BLOODSUCKERS. Touring the U.S. a year and a half after the international edition of SEX BLOOD ROCK N ROLL, this tour has personal meaning for HYDE as he gets the chance to hit the road with SIXX:A.M., the band formed by one of his most-respected artists, Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue. VAMPS... Read More

March 24, 2015

VAMPS Announces Instagram Fan Contest

To celebrate the release of VAMPS’ album “BLOODSUCKERS” International Edition on March 23, 2015, VAMPS is holding a “BLOODSUCKERS PHOTO CONTEST” on Instagram. The prize will be an exclusive PC/SmartPhone wallpaper. Show VAMPS your expression of “VAMPS LOVE” by posting a photo themed around any song from “BLOODSUCKERS”. Submission Rules – Submit your photo to Instagram with hashtag #VAMPS_BLOODSUCKERS by Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:00pm (UTC). –... Read More

March 24, 2015

VAMPS Official Street Team for New York concert and USA Tour

VAMPS, the Japanese rock band formed by HYDE (L’Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust), is recruiting Official Street Team Members to support the rock band’s headlining show at New York City’s Best Buy Theater on May 1. Volunteers are also needed in cities across America as VAMPS tours with SIXX:AM this spring. Tickets for the New York show are on sale now at Street Team Volunteers will help distribute official VAMPS promotion... Read More