Hailing from Columbus, the musical duo Twenty One Pilots continue to spread its magic around the country. The alternative rock group comprising of Josh Dun and Tyler Joseph has produced chart breaking singles that have gained significant air play on national radio. The duo has earned widespread acclaim for their live performances. This season, Twenty One Pilots will be touring around the US in support of their latest 2013 album ‘Vessel’. The group will be performing at major concert halls and arenas including Atlanta’s The Loft, Pittsburgh’s Stage AE, Washington’s 9:30 Club and New York’s Irving Plaza amongst others.
Artist: Twenty One Pilots
Formed: 2009, Columbus
Hit Songs: Holding On To You, House Of Gold, Guns For Hands
Initially, the band was established in 2009 by Nick Thomas and Tyler Joseph. The name of the band was inspired from Arthur Miller’s play called ‘All My Sons’. During the same year, the group independently released their self-titled debut album that was followed by a tour of Ohio. The band continued to perform on the road, playing at jam packed halls.
In 2011, the group released its second album ‘Regional at Best’. A special album-release show was held at the New Albany High School. However, Nick Thomas and Chris Salih both left the group after the release of the album. Soon, Tyler was joined by Josh Dun and since then they continue to perform as a duo. In November 2011, Twenty One Pilots attracted several major recording labels, when they performed at a sold out show at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus.
In 2012, the group signed with the label Fueled by Ramen. They announced their signing with the new label at the Lifestyle Communities Pavilion in April. The group’s first release on the recording label was an EP, ‘Three Songs’.
In January 2013, the duo released their first chart breaking album ‘Vessel’. The album reached number ten on the US Alternative Albums chart and landed at the 15th spot on the US Top Rock Albums chart. It also reached 58th spot on the Billboard 200. The album received a 94% rating by Absolute Punk and a 9/10 score by Under The Gun. It also comprised of the band’s most popular hit ‘Holding On To You’ that charted at number ten on the US Alternative Songs and at 33 on the US Rock Songs chart.
The Live Experience
Twenty One Pilots have now become a major crowd puller. The group’s live events feature electrifying acts and vibrant performances that keep the viewers hooked to the stage throughout the show. With the release of their latest album, Twenty One Pilots will be gearing up for another highly anticipated US tour. Every year thousands of fans get their hands on Twenty One Pilots tickets to catch the duo perform live on stage. So make sure to be a part of an amazing and spectacular musical night with your friends and family this season by reserving your seats at the group’s upcoming concert.