VAMPS to release new album ‘BLOODSUCKERS’ just in time for Halloween


It’s been revealed that VAMPS will release a new album, titled ‘BLOODSUCKERS’, on October 29.

This comes around 4 years and 3 months since VAMPS released their last album “BEAST” in July of 2010. Their 3rd original album will include a total of 13 songs such as their already released singles “AHEAD”, “REPLAY”, “GET AWAY”, and “THE JOLLY ROGER”, and a Japanese version of “VAMPIRE’S LOVE”.

The album will come in Limited Edition A with Blu-ray, Limited Edition B with various goods, and Regular Edition with SHM-CD. It is titled “BLOODSUCKERS” because it is a nickname that VAMPS use to call their fans.

VAMPS will once again be carrying out their project “VAMPS CHANCE” with this album. They will prepare 3 courses for 666 lucky fans. The courses are ‘Private Live Course’,
‘Sign Session Course’, and ‘Premium DVD Course’. The application method will be announced at a later date.


・VAMPIRE’S LOVE (Japanese Ver.)
Total of 13 songs

Limited Edition A Blu-ray:
・AHEAD – Music Video –
・REPLAY – Music Video –
・GET AWAY – Music Video –
・THE JOLLY ROGER – Music Video –
・VAMPIRE’S LOVE – Music Video – (Japanese Ver.)

Artist line up for VAMPS’ ‘HALLOWEEN PARTY’ revealed


The artist line up for VAMPS’ annual Halloween live event ‘HALLOWEEN PARTY’ has been revealed.

This year, the event will be held over a period of 5 days from October 17 to 19 at Makuhari Messe International Exhibition 9~11 Hall, then on October 25 and 26 at World Memorial Hall. All dates will feature performances by VAMPS and DAIGO. Other guest artists include Momoiro Clover Z, Kishidan, SID, Tommy heavenly6, May J., Nogizaka46, MUCC, Silent Siren, and Golden Bomber. In addition, VAMPS’ special band HALLOWEEN JUNKY ORCHESTRA will be performing at all shows.

Ticket pre-reservations will take place from September 11 to 15 via VAMPS’ fan club ‘VAMPADDICT’, as well as participating artists’ official websites. After that, ticket pre-reservations will be available via HYDE’s mobile site ‘HYDERoom’ and Ticket Pia.



Friday, October 17 – Makuhari Messe International Exhibition 9~11 Hall (Chiba)
VAMPS / DAIGO / Momoiro Clover Z / Kishidan

Saturday, October 18 – Makuhari Messe International Exhibition 9~11 Hall (Chiba)
VAMPS / DAIGO / Tommy heavenly6 / May J.

Sunday, October 19 – Makuhari Messe International Exhibition 9~11 Hall (Chiba)
VAMPS / DAIGO / SID / Nogizaka46

Saturday, October 25 – World Memorial Hall (Hyogo)
VAMPS / DAIGO / MUCC / Silent Siren

Sunday, October 26 – World Memorial Hall (Hyogo)
VAMPS / DAIGO / Golden Bomber

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VAMPS reveal jacket covers and track list for ‘VAMPIRE’S LOVE’


VAMPS has revealed the jacket cover and track list for their upcoming single “VAMPIRE’S LOVE” that’s scheduled for release on October 8.

“VAMPIRE’S LOVE” will be used as the image song for the Japanese version of the movie ‘Dracula ZERO” (October 31 release). It will be available for purchase in 3 different versions: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, and Regular Edition. Each version comes with a different jacket cover illustrated by Kashima whom HYDE (Vo, G) had his eyes on for some time.

As the coupling tracks, Limited Edition A and Regular Edition will include a piano version and Kevin Breton’s remix of “VAMPIRE’S LOVE”. In addition, Limited Edition A will come with a DVD containing the PV produced by Nikai Ken and its making video, while Limited Edition B will enclose a story book that is linked closely to the PV.

[Limited Edition A]

・VAMPIRE’S LOVE – Piano Ver. –
・VAMPIRE’S LOVE – Kevin Breton Remix –

[Limited Edition B]

・VAMPIRE’S LOVE – Piano Ver. –
・VAMPIRE’S LOVE – Instrumental –

[Regular Edition]

・VAMPIRE’S LOVE – Piano Ver. –
・VAMPIRE’S LOVE – Kevin Breton Remix –

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Kana Nishino Launches Line Of Halloween Products


Kana Nashino launched her own line of Halloween products on September 5th, calling it the “HALLOWEEN COLLECTION STORE”.

The online store features a variety Halloween-themed products produced by Nishino herself. Clothing, knick-knacks and make up are all part of the collection.

On October 26 & 27, Nishino will be holding a series of live concerts at the Tokyo International Forum Hall. The concerts will have a Halloween theme to tie in with her Halloween collection.