VAMPS to release first album in 4 years


VAMPS are finally back with a new album after a couple of years without an album release (the last one being “Beast” in 2010). Now comes the time for VAMPS to announce their 3rd album titled “BLOODSUCKERS” and scheduled to be released on 29/10/2014.

BLOODSUCKERS” will feature last year’s singles “AHEAD/REPLAY” as well as their most recent single “GET AWAY/THE JOLLY ROGER”, which charted in at third place on the Oricon Weekly Single Charts after its release in August. The album will also feature the Japanese version of “VAMPIRE’S LOVE”, the Japanese theme song for the vampire movie “Dracula Untold” due for release on October 8th. In total the album will feature a total of 13 tracks but so far the full tracklist is unknown.

According to VAMPS official facebook page the album title “BLOODSUCKERS” is the nickname given to their fans.

BLOODSUCKERS” is available in three editions: regular, Limited Type A and Limited Type B. Once again the cover art is designed by Rockin’ Jelly Bean. Both limited editions come with a lot of exclusive bonuses. All editions come with a SHM-CD format, a bonus A2 poster (limited to stock availability) and an application number for an event in Japan.

Limited edition Type A (contents):

  • SHM-CD
  • Blu-ray disc
  • digipak with sleeve case

[Blu-ray contents]
AHEAD – Music Video –
REPLAY – Music Video –
GET AWAY – Music Video –
THE JOLLY ROGER – Music Video –
VAMPIRE’S LOVE – Music Video – ※Japanese Ver.

Limited edition Type B (contents):

  • SHM-CD
  • T-Shirt featuring illustration by Rockin’ Jelly Bean
  • Towel
  • Sticker sheet
  • Can badge
  • Deluxe box packaging

VAMPS are working on making an European/US release of “BLOODSUCKERS” but there are no details regarding it at the moment.

BLOODSUCKERS” is already available for pre-order on CDJAPAN for all overseas fans.

Author: Vanessa Silva (midorin)

The Hand That Feeds HQ founder and music reviewer writing about Japanese music since 2010. Metalhead. Gamer. Based in Cascais, Portugal. Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" was the catalyst to start writing about male seiyuu music.