Twenty One Pilots announce first headline UK tour

29/08/13

Twenty One Pilots

Rock duo Twenty One Pilots have announced their first ever UK headline tour.

The band, made up of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun, will play nine dates in February 2014 in cities including London, Birmingham and Glasgow.

Their third album, Vessel, is due out on 2 September. It will be their first release with new label Fueled By Ramen.

Last weekend Twenty One Pilots played at Reading and Leeds on the Festival Republic stage.

Twenty One Pilots UK dates

    • The Haunt, Brighton - 17 February
    • O2 Academy 2, Oxford - 18
    • Library, Birmingham - 19
    • Academy 3, Manchester - 21
    • Cockpit, Leeds - 22
    • King Tuts, Glasgow - 23
    • Thekla, Bristol - 25
    • Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth - 26
    • Heaven, London - 27

Their tour starts on 17 February in Brighton and will end in London on 27 February.

On stage the band are known for wearing balaclavas and masks, which audiences sometimes copy.

The pair have collaborated on Vessel with producer Greg Wells, who has previously worked with Weezer, Adele and Aerosmith.

Their single, Holding On To You, has been one of Zane Lowe's Hottest Records.

Originally from Ohio in the US, the band formed in 2009 and released their self-titled debut the same year.

Their follow-up, Regional at Best, followed in 2011.

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