Panic! at the Disco announces ‘Death of a Bachelor’ tour with new music video

Photo by Erica Dominguez

Photo by Erica Dominguez

After spending the last couple of days teasing fans with short clips and cryptic messages on social media, Panic! at the Disco has finally unveiled what it all meant. On Thursday (Sept. 22), the Las Vegas-founded band unveiled the music video for their latest single, “L.A. Devotee.” The clip begins with a girl wandering a corn field by herself. Suddenly, it appears that someone knocks her out as the camera zooms in on her hand. As the camera zooms out, we see a person, dressed in a bright red clock pick up the girl and walk into the corn field. As the camera zooms out, the viewer sees Panic! at the Disco’s current logo in the corn field like a crop circle.

The clip goes black momentarily and then the viewers find themselves inside of a dark room with random items displayed around. Instead of the girl, we now see a boy (Noah Schnapp of Stranger Things fame) being strapped into an electric chair. As the song plays, Schnapp is forced to watch random clips edited together as he is being record by an old-school camera. At the end of it all, it looks like frontman Brendon Urie has officially admitted, after all these music videos, that he’s Satan. Watch the music video for “L.A. Devotee” below.

In addition to releasing the music video for their new single, Panic! at the Disco has also announced a massive arena tour for 2017. The “Death of a Bachelor” tour is set to kick off on Feb. 24, 2017 at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT and wrap up almost two months later on April 15, 2017 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL. Saint Motel and MisterWives will open for Panic! at the Disco during the excursion.

Pre-sales for the “Death of a Bachelor” tour will go on sale beginning Monday, Sept. 26 at 10 a.m., local time. Those who are subscribed to the band’s mailing list will be given a special password to purchase tickets ahead of time. As per the band, those who subscribe to the mailing list by Saturday night will be sent the password on Sunday morning. The complete list of tour dates can be seen below.

DEATH OF A BACHELOR 2017 TOUR DATES:

2/24/17 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun
2/25/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
2/26/17 – Portland, ME @ Cross Insurance Arena
2/28/17 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Petersen Events Center
3/2/17 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
3/4/17 – Worcester, MA @ DCU Center
3/7/17 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
3/8/17 – Cleveland, OH @ Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University
3/10/17 – Auburn Hills, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills
3/11/17 – Rosemont, IL @ Allstate Arena
3/12/17 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
3/14/17 – Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
3/15/17 – Omaha, NE @ Baxter Arena
3/17/17 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
3/18/17 – Orem, UT @ UCCU Center
3/19/17 – Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena
3/21/17 – Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
3/22/17 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center*
3/24/17 – Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Events Center*
3/25/17 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
3/26/17 – San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena
3/28/17 – Inglewood, CA @ The Forum
3/29/17 – Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
3/31/17 – Allen, TX @ Allen Event Center
4/1/17 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
4/2/17 – Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
4/4/17 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
4/5/17 – Saint Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
4/7/17 – Birmingham, AL @ BJCC Arena
4/8/17 – Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum
4/9/17 – Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
4/11/17 – Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum Complex
4/12/17 – Duluth, GA @ Infinite Energy Center
4/14/17 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
4/15/17 – Sunrise, FL @ BB&T Center*

*Panic! at the Disco and MisterWives ONLY

The “Death of a Bachelor” tour is in support of Panic! at the Disco’s recently released record, Death of a Bachelor. This summer, the group, alongside Weezer and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, invaded the North American tour circuit for their massive summer. Check out our recap/review from the Miami stop here.

Panic! at the Disco head to the bar for ‘Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time’

A day after releasing a 30-second teaser for their brand new music video, Panic! at the Disco has unveiled the complete clip. On Tuesday (May 10), the Las Vegas-based band premiered the music video for their latest single, “Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time.” The clip begins with a woman getting ready for what appears like a night out on the town.

She gets a ride to a bar where she encounters frontman Brendon Urie who happens to be sitting down the bar from her. The singer and the protagonist are just sitting there when he decides to head on over and hit on her. Things don’t exactly go right with the unnamed woman slapping Urie in the face, but after a couple of drinks, things seem to warm up between them as they head to the dance floor.

Let’s just say, Urie should have chosen to hit on another woman at the bar. Check out the music video for “Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time” below.

“Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time” is featured on Panic’s recently released record, Death of a Bachelor. In support of the new album, the group announced back in January that they would be heading out on a co-headlining tour with Weezer and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness. The summer trek is scheduled to kick off on June 10 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, TX and wrap up on Aug. 6 at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, CA. The complete list of tour dates can be found here.

Panic! at the Disco tease ‘Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time’ music video

With a few short weeks left until they kick off their highly-anticipated summer tour, Panic! at the Disco is getting ready to release a brand new music video. On Monday (May 9), the band took to social media to tease fans about the upcoming release. The barely 30-second long clip is an homage to The Twilight Zone but with a spin for the group. Though the clip doesn’t give anything away about the music video (unless the inspiration is going to be The Twilight Zone), we do know that it will be for “Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time” and is scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, May 10.

Watch the teaser clip for the “Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time” music video below.

“Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time” is featured on the Las Vegas outfit’s recently released record, Death of a Bachelor. In support of the new album, Panic! announced back in January that they would be heading out on a co-headlining tour with Weezer and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness. The summer trek is scheduled to kick off on June 10 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, TX and wrap up on Aug. 6 at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, CA. The complete list of tour dates can be found here.

Don’t Threaten Panic! at the Disco with a Good Time

While most of us were getting ready to bring in the new year, Panic! at the Disco were giving their fans something exciting to start 2016 with. On Thursday evening (Dec. 31), the Las Vegas band released another new song from their impending new record, Death of a Bachelor. While the band was hitting the stage on NBC’s Jane Lynch-hosted Game Night, the new track, “Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time,” was making its debut on the internet. Cue the screams of the Panic! at the Disco fan base.

Listen to “Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time” below.

“Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time” is the sixth song to be released from the upcoming new album. Previously, the band has premiered “Victorious,” “Hallelujah,” “Emperor’s New Clothes,” “LA Devotee,” and the record’s title track, “Death of a Bachelor.” The band’s fifth studio album is set to hit shelves on Jan. 15 through DCD2/Fueled By Ramen. Death of a Bachelor is the follow-up to 2013’s Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die.

In addition to the new song, the band has also teased that there is a lot of good things coming in 2016. Taking to Twitter before the new song was officially released, the band wrote, “2015 was amazing, but what we have lined up for 2016 is going to blow your minds!!” We can’t wait to have our mins blown, especially if it means that there’s a new tour on the horizon.

Panic! at the Disco Go Frank Sinatra in “Death of Bachelor”

While the most of us were getting ready for Father Christmas’ arrival, Panic! at the Disco were giving their fans a little bit of a pre-Christmas gift. On Thursday evening (Dec. 24), the Las Vegas-based band released a brand new music video just time for the major holiday. The newly released clip is for the title track off of their impending new record, Death of a Bachelor.

The music video is shot in black-and-white and stars frontman Brendon Urie, though at this point we’re sure that he is the band. The clip begins with Urie, sitting alone at a table at a jazz club (the Monte Cristo if you pay close attention to the stage). As he sits there, he plays with a lighter and drinks his whiskey before heading to the stage.

If the opening scene screams “Frank Sinatra” to you, then you might be on to something. In a past interview about the new record, Urie had said that the album would have some Sinatra influences and even made a direct reference to the opening scene of the video. “I would have loved to see [Frank] Sinatra in the late ’50s, early ’60s — like in the Sands in Vegas, just chain-smoking, drinking whiskey.” He got it.

In addition to the debut of the video, Urie also wrote a letter on the band’s website thanking them for the support and revealing that this was released now as a way to hold the fans over until mid-January. He also add a couple of “shameless plugs” for the new record, but what better time to do so than a few weeks before the album is released. Read Urie’s complete letter below.

“Hello, beautifuls. It’s me, Brendon.

I wanna tell you that I love you.

Right now, I’m sitting at my piano. The same place that I wrote a lot of my new album “Death Of A Bachelor” (out January 15th on the internet or anywhere CDs are sold if you’re someone who leaves their house; ::end of shameless plug::). And, actually, I’m sitting where I wrote the song of the same name. Holiday decorations at my back. Fire burning low. ‘A Muppet Christmas Carol’ playing in the background.

Maybe it’s the holiday spirit or maybe it’s this Disney movie, but I just wanted to tell you how much I appreciate you and can’t wait to show you what I’ve been working on.

So here’s a video I shot for the song “Death Of A Bachelor”. Something to hold you over until the album comes out (again, it comes out January 15th, just in case you were wondering or you just forgot).

Anyway, I hope your holiday break is awesome and that you can deal with your family’s awkwardness with grace and patience. I love and appreciate you. Happy new year!

Brendon Urie

Panic! At The Disco”

Death of a Bachelor is Panic! at the Disco’s fifth studio album. The record is scheduled to be released on Jan. 15, 2016 through DCD2. Death of a Bachelor is the follow-up to 2013’s Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die.

Panic! at the Disco Pay Homage to the “L.A. Devotee”

While some people are still sleeping off all the turkey and fixings they inhaled during Thanksgiving last night, Panic! at the Disco have gone back to work, debuting another new song off of their impending record. On Friday morning (Nov. 27), the Las Vegas-based band debuted the a fourth track from Death of a Bachelor. The new track is titled “L.A. Devotee” and the video for the track features images from Los Angeles like palm trees, the always congested freeways, and even the famed Grauman’s Chinese Theater.

Stream “L.A. Devotee” below.

Since the song was just released, there’s no word on whether  “L.A. Devotee” will be the band’s official fourth single off of Death of a Bachelor. Pre-orders for the new album are currently ongoing on all digital media platforms as well as on the band’s webstore. For those who pre-order the record on iTunes, they will receive instant downloads of all three previous tracks, “Hallelujah,” “Emperor’s New Clothes,” and “Victorious” as well as “L.A. Devotee.”

Death of a Bachelor is schedule to be released on Jan. 15, 2016 through DCD2. Death of a Bachelor is the follow-up to 2013’s Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die.

Panic! at the Disco Celebrate Being “Victorious” in New Video

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It’s been a couple of weeks since Panic! at the Disco announced they will be releasing their fifth studio album in January. Now, the band has returned to release the music video for another new track which be feature on the album, “Victorious.” After teasing about the new video early in the week on social media, the band went ahead and released the video on Friday morning (Nov. 13).

The music video stars frontman Brendon Urie and showcases all the times the singer has been victorious. The video starts out with Urie training in a gym for a “boxing match” which he wins and is celebrated with champagne and women in bikinis. Soon the video turns to Urie being dumped by his “ex” and celebrated for a slew of things like not calling said ex and helping a little old lady cross the street before the timer on the traffic signal changes.

The video even references Urie being horrible at sports when he gets nailed by a team of guys while playing dodge ball. When the song was first released, Urie released a letter in which he reveals he “was never really great at sports.” Don’t worry about his inability to play sports, he ended up being victorious in the end.

Check out the music video for the song below.

“Victorious” will be featured on Panic! at the Disco’s upcoming album, Death of a BachelorDeath of a Bachelor will official hit shelves on Jan. 15, 2016 through Fueled by Ramen/DCD2. Pre-orders for the album are currently available on iTunes and on the band’s webstore. For those who pre-order the record, they will receive instant downloads of previously released tracks “Hallelujah” and “Emperor’s New Clothes” as well as “Victorious.”

Death of a Bachelor is the follow-up to 2013’s Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die.

Watch Brendon Urie Perform Different Version of Panic! at the Disco Songs

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When you’ve been performing the same exact songs for a decade, it must become mundane and boring, so it comes as no surprise that musicians try to change-up the tempo of a song. During a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Panic! at the Disco frontman, Brendon Urie, was asked to do different twists on some of Panic!’s biggest songs. What we got was interesting to say the least and makes us wonder just how many times has Urie though about changing the style of the band’s song.

Tracks that underwent the “change,” include “Miss Jackson,” “The Ballad of Mona Lisa,” and of course the song that started it all, “I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.” During the stunt, Urie admitted that he felt “Lying is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have without Taking Her Clothes Off” would be a sad opera, while he gave “Hallelujah” a hardcore twist. The stunt also proved that Urie could make fun of himself as he mocked his 16-year-old self by singing “Sins” with a high-pitched voice.

Check out Urie’s twist to the songs below as well as an actual interview with the singer about the band’s upcoming new record, Death of a Bachelor.

Death of a Bachelor is set to be released on Jan. 15, 2016 through Fueled by Ramen/DCD2. Pre-orders for the record are currently available on iTunes and on the band’s webstore where those who do pre-order it will receive instant downloads of “Hallelujah,” “Victorious” and newly unveiled single, “Emperor’s New Clothes.”

In support of Death of a Bachelor, the band will perform three intimate shows in the new year. The stops will include New York, Los Angeles, and London. The dates for the two promotion intimate show stops can be seen below.

01/12 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton (on sale 10/30 @ 10 am UTC)

01/14 – New York, NY @ (Le) Poisson Rouge (on sale 10/23 @ 10 am EST)

01/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Tower Theater (on sale 10/23 @ 10 am PST)

Panic! at the Disco Announce New Album, New Single

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After days of teasing on social media,”the end of eras begins October 22nd. New album. New song. New video,” Panic! at the Disco has now confirmed everything. At midnight on Thursday (Oct. 22), the Las Vegas-based band announced they will be releasing their fifth studio album early next year. The album will be titled Death of a Bachelor and will official hit shelves on Jan. 15, 2016 through Fueled by Ramen/DCD2.

In addition to the new album announcement, the band also released the music video for their new single, “Emperor’s New Clothes.” The music video seems to pick up directly after the music video for “This is Gospel” from 2013’s Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die. In it, it appears that frontman Brendon Urie doesn’t survive the previous video and just when he thought he was going to heaven, he is taken directly to hell where he becomes a crazy-looking demon.

Fitting that this video is very Tim Burton-ish and Halloween is just a week away.

Check out the music video for the “Emperor’s New Clothes” below.

In a letter to fans on their website, Urie shares the story behind the new album. In it, he reveals how when he was about ten or 11, whenever he would hear a song on TV that he liked, he would go off to the piano and/or guitar and try to play the song by ear; a difficult task. The new record, will apparently be a nod to that time of his life.

“Death of a Bachelor’ is in honor of those times I spent alone as a kid. Allowing the music to consume me. Playing everything myself just to get the idea right and out of my head. It’s a beginning to a new era. And an homage to how it all began,” writes Urie on the band’s website. To read the full letter, click here.

Pre-orders for Death of a Bachelor are currently available on iTunes and on the band’s webstore. For those who pre-order the record, they will receive instant downloads of “Hallelujah,” “Victorious,” and “Emperor’s New Clothes.” In support of the new record, Panic! at the Disco will perform three intimate shows in New York, Los Angeles, and London in January. Those dates can be seen below.

01/12 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton (on sale 10/30 @ 10 am UTC)

01/14 – New York, NY @ (Le) Poisson Rouge (on sale 10/23 @ 10 am EST)

01/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Tower Theater (on sale 10/23 @ 10 am PST)