BLURRYFACE DEBUTS AT #1 ON THE BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM CHART!
TOP 20 IN UK, AUSTRALIA, IRELAND AND NEW ZEALAND
ALBUM SALES SURPASSING AN IMPRESSIVE 133,000
HEADLINING BLURRYFACE WORLD TOUR THIS AUTUMN
NOVEMBER UK TOUR – SOLD OUT – OVER 9K TICKETS SOLD IN UNDER 2 HOURS
With over 133,000 albums sold, Twenty One Pilots have landed at the top of the Billboard Charts in the States 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 album has also charted worldwide, including Top 5 in Canada, as well as Top 20 in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and here in the UK charting at #14 and reaching over half a million streams.
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. 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 in the States in its 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 autumn. The North American leg kicks off September 8 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.
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