The Vamps Biography (Wikipedia)
The Vamps are a British pop rock band consisting of Brad Simpson (lead vocals and guitar), James McVey (lead guitar and vocals), Connor Ball (bass guitar and vocals) and Tristan Evans (drums and vocals). They first gained fame in late 2012 with cover songs uploaded to YouTube, leading to comparisons with One Direction and being labelled as a boy band. They were signed to Mercury Records in November 2012. They supported McFly on their Memory Lane Tour in early 2013, and also performed at festivals around the UK as support acts for artists such as Demi Lovato, The Wanted, JLS, Little Mix and Lawson.
On 29 September 2013, the Vamps released their debut single "Can We Dance", which debuted at number two on the UK Singles Chart. Their second single "Wild Heart" was released on 18 January 2014 and peaked at number three. Their third single "Last Night" was released on UK radio on 24 February 2014 and digital download on 6 April 2014. Their debut album Meet the Vamps was released on 14 April 2014. In February 2014, the Vamps released "Wild Heart" as their debut single in the US and Canada.
- The Vamps - Radio 1's Teen Awards 2016 Highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04cxjsp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04cxjsp.jpg2016-11-22T23:59:00.000ZCan We Dance? The Vamps certainly got everyone moving at the Teen Awards.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04cxyds
The Vamps - Radio 1's Teen Awards 2016 Highlights
- The Vamps are having the time of their liveshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04bzq4y.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04bzq4y.jpg2016-10-14T09:11:00.000ZTouring the world and experimenting with new sounds the band are really in their element.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04bzq8q
The Vamps are having the time of their lives
- The Vamps take over Radio 1's Snapchat!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03z0r38.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03z0r38.jpg2016-06-21T10:17:00.000ZWe gave them control of the airwaves and Snapchat filters!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03z0r79
The Vamps take over Radio 1's Snapchat!
- The Vamps 4 Vs 1 Innuendo Bingohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03738cd.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03738cd.jpg2015-11-04T10:46:00.000ZThe Vamps go 4 Vs 1 against Chris Stark from Radio 1's Scott Mills show.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03738fb
The Vamps 4 Vs 1 Innuendo Bingo
- Zayn Malik Is Breaking The Vamps' Hearthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02qb43c.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02qb43c.jpg2015-05-03T11:00:00.000ZThe Vamps re-work Cecilia to express their sorrow at Zayn Malik leaving 1D for the Matt Edmondson show on Radio 1.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02qb4cf
Zayn Malik Is Breaking The Vamps' Heart
- Brad from The Vamps plays Plank All Over Mehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02qb06g.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02qb06g.jpg2015-05-01T13:00:00.000ZBrad from The Vamps Planks All Over Matt Edmondson in the ultimate interview test on Radio 1.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02qb070
Brad from The Vamps plays Plank All Over Me
- The Vamps visit The Big Showhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p022cn7x.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p022cn7x.jpg2014-07-07T15:00:00.000ZBrad, James, Connor and Tristan chat to Steve and Tim about their amazing rise to fame.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p022cnb5
The Vamps visit The Big Show
- The Vamps highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zs1tt.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zs1tt.jpg2014-06-25T19:04:00.000ZHighlights of The Vamps' set at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Glasgow 2014https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zs6c0
The Vamps highlights
- Cel goes backstage with The Vampshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01xljcr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01xljcr.jpg2014-04-20T17:30:00.000ZCel hangs out backstage with fellow hair lovers The Vamps!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01xljfp
Cel goes backstage with The Vamps
The Vamps Tracks
Past BBC Events
Radio 1's Teen Awards: 2016
Radio 1's Teen Awards: 2014
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014
Live Lounge: The Vamps
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