Tag Archive: VAMPS

Jun 17 2018

HYDE to release first single in 12 years

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HYDE (L’Arc-en-Ciel / VAMPS) will resume his solo activities with the release of his 8th single entitled “WHO’S GONNA SAVE US” on June 20, 2018. The song is about how one must make their own way when confronting times of strife, but without anyone extending a helping hand. The single also comes with the 2nd …

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Jan 17 2018

JRock247’s Best J-Rock Album Covers 2017

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Check out JRock247′s best J-Rock album/single jackets for 2017, chosen by JRock247 contributors David Cirone, Michelle Minikhiem, Todd Nelson, and Nhu Nguyen. Click here to view the full list, including VAMPS, MUCC, Shiina Ringo, DOLL$BOXX, Yousei Teikoku, LOVEBITES, and many more!

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Dec 03 2017

VAMPS announces temporary hiatus

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Vampires need rest too — VAMPS has announced a temporary hiatus on their Facebook page. To all BLOODSUCKERS, Thank you very much for your continuous support. Sadly, we have an unfortunate announcement for you today. VAMPS will temporarily cease all activity as of December 2017. Our engines have overheated and we need some time to …

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Nov 20 2017

Yokai, Sci-fi, and Flying High! VAMPS Halloween Party 2017: Day 3

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Halloween Party 2017: Day 3 Makuhari Messe, October 29, 2017 Live Report by Michelle Minikhiem Photo credit: Hideaki Imamoto, Toshikazu Oguruma, Kazuko Tanaka, Senichi Kasai The third and final day of Halloween Party 2017 somehow managed to surpass day two in both production quality and hypeness levels. This was in no small part due to the artist lineup, which …

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Nov 19 2017

Bunnies, Pirates, and a Beheading! VAMPS Halloween Party 2017: Day 2

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Halloween Party 2017: Day 2 Makuhari Messe, October 28, 2017 Live Report by Michelle Minikhiem Photo credit: Hideaki Imamoto, Toshikazu Oguruma, Kazuko Tanaka Hosted by VAMPS annually for over ten years, Halloween Party is sort of an all day thing – you put on a costume (kinda a requirement, a cute note at the bottom of the website …

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Nov 01 2017

YOSHIKI brings Blade Runner chic to VAMPS Halloween Party 2017

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X Japan leader YOSHIKI reunited with VAMPS frontman Hyde on the final day of Halloween Party 2017 for a powerful collaboration performance. YOSHIKI flew directly from France to make the October 29th concert at Makuhari Messe after completing an exhausting promotional tour of Europe for the award-winning documentary film We Are X. YOSHIKI and Hyde …

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Oct 10 2017

VAMPS – Interview (Oct 2017)

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VAMPS Interview by Nhu Nguyen October 10, 2017 VAMPS is one of the hardest working groups in the music industry. They love what they do and they love their fans, so they tour like crazy. (Not sure where they get all their energy from, but maybe it’s from all the blood-sucking). Just minutes before rocking …

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Oct 07 2017

VAMPS takes LA to the Underworld at The Roxy (Live Report)

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VAMPS The Roxy, September 26, 2017 Concert review by Nhu Nguyen Photos by Emi Nguyen After being fortunate enough to have seen VAMPS live several times, their headlining show on September 26 at the Roxy was easily one of the more unique shows they’ve performed -– if you’re going on a musical journey to the …

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Sep 14 2017

VAMPS – Break Free lyric video

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VAMPS have released the official lyric video for their song “Break Free” from their new album UNDERWORLD.

Aug 31 2017

VAMPS adds second US headlining show in Seattle in September

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VAMPS has added a second US headlining show in their upcoming North & South America tour, sharing selected dates with DANZIG. The band will top the bill at the El Corazon theater in Seattle on September 28, and they’re guaranteed to play “Break Free”, the song from their latest album UNDERWORLD. Check out the newly-released …

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