HYDE–the lead vocalist for two of Japan’s biggest rock bands, L’Arc~en~Ciel and VAMPS–announced today, Tuesday, February 12, that he’ll perform three additional headlining U.S. shows in Los Angeles, Chicago and Cambridge, MA (Boston), due to fan demand.
A globally-renowned artist, HYDE first rose to fame with his band L’Arc~en~Ciel, a stadium level act and the only Japanese band to ever sell out Madison Square Garden in NYC. L’Arc~en~Ciel released 12 studio albums and 42 singles and has sold over 40 million records worldwide. HYDE has released three successful solo albums throughout his career and is best known in the U.S. as the lead singer of VAMPS. Late last year, HYDE teamed up with Drew Fulk (Crown The Empire, Bad Wolves, Motionless In White) and Nick Furlong (Blink-182, Papa Roach, 5 Seconds To Summer, Diplo) amongst other producers, to write 10 new songs for his forthcoming album.”
HYDE’s other rock band Vamps, has previously played U.S. tours with artists such as I Prevail, Starset, SIXX:A.M., Danzig and has played some of the biggest U.S. festivals, as well as headlined several South American tours in Chile, Argentina, Mexico and Brazil.