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) http://www.theroxy.com 10/7 Slim’s (San Francisco) Tickets: $25 http://www.slimspresents.com VAMPS adds the California shows... Read More

June 24, 2015

VAMPS will join Apocalyptica’s UK tour in November

VAMPS will join Apocalyptica’s UK tour, , as their special guest on November 24. VAMPS and Finnish band Apocalyptica were support acts for SIXX:A.M.’s U.S. tour in March 2015. The two bands became friends, and now VAMPS will be the special guests for their tour. VAMPS will perform six shows with Apocalyptica. They will tour England with them starting from their November 24 show at Wolverhampton until their November 29 show in Bristol. Tickets go on sale at 10:00 on June... Read More

May 26, 2015

JAPAN NIGHT in Taipei Proved the Popularity of Japanese bands!

JAPAN NIGHT in Taipei was held at National Taiwan University Sports Center on May 23rd 2015 (Sat). This marks the second international show for JAPAN NIGHT project and the bands entertained 3500 audience gathered at the venue despite the poring rain. VAMPS and The BONEZ led by JESSE have performed in Taiwan before, but this was the first stage in Taiwan for GazettE. The show went on as long as three and a half hours and each band’s enthusiastic performance was welcomed... 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

April 14, 2015

JAPAN NIGHT London, VAMPS, [Alexandros], OKAMOTO’S, Ling Tosite Sigure

Over 100 media personal from neighboring countries gathered at the “JAPAN NIGHT” Jakarta press conference on April 4, 2015 and showed their interesting in Japan’s music scene. “JAPAN NIGHT” has already gathered a lot of attention from the world, but the biggest topic of the press conference was the announcement of “JAPAN NIGHT” London. The performing artists for “JAPAN NIGHT” London were announced at 17:00 on April 10. They will... 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 AXS.com. http://hyperurl.co/VAMPS_LIVE_NY2015 Street Team Volunteers will help distribute official VAMPS promotion... Read More

March 9, 2015

VAMPS to release international edition of new album bloodsuckers before New York concert

VAMPS will follow March 23rd international CD release with multi-city tour and May 1st headlining show at New York City’s Best Buy Theater. VAMPS, the Japanese rock band formed by HYDE (L’Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust), will perform a headlining show at New York City’s Best Buy Theater on May 1st. Tickets are on sale now at AXS.com. http://hyperurl.co/VAMPS_LIVE_NY2015 VAMPS returns to New York City after previous appearances in 2009 (at the Fillmore), 2010 and... Read More

March 8, 2015

VAMPS’ “BLOODSUCKERS” overseas release & Sixx:A.M. U.S. tour

VAMPS will released an overseas edition of their “BLOODSUCKERS” album on Spinefarm Records in the U.S. on March 23 (local date). The overseas edition will contain an English version of “AHEAD” instead of “WORLD’S END”. On March 24, the album will be released in Japan and other countries outside of the U.S. VAMPS will appear on Sixx:A.M.’s American tour from April 8 to 29. Sixx:A.M. performed at Nippon Budokan on February 19 for “VAMPARK FEST”. Bassist... Read More

March 1, 2015

JAPAN NIGHT in Jakarta. Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra confirmed as third performing artist!

JAPAN NIGHT is a music festival that introduces the greatness of Japanese music to the world. The third artist for the Jakarta, Indonesia show of JAPAN NIGHT was just announced. It is Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra who has been leading the Japanese rock/ska scene. They will be joining VAMPS and [Alexandros] on the lineup. We should all go see these three different bands with three distinct rock sounds. Official site: http: //www.japannight.jp/en/ JAPAN NIGHT in Jakarta Date:April... Read More