Twenty One Pilots new album

Are You Still Sleeping — Well, Twenty Øne Pilots woke up

"We've been here the whole time. You were asleep. Time to wake up."


Welcome to the new era of Twenty Øne Pilots.

The genre-less duo has found yet another new way to dangle the world under their blackened hands. After a year of car-radio silence on social media, the eye finally opened this morning onto new content: two singles with music videos, an upcoming album entitled "Trenches", and the Bandito tour announcement. Long gone is the black and red theme of last year. Now the skeleton clique is getting a new narrative from the Ohio duo by way of a man named Clancy and a place called Dema.

It's unclear currently how the entirety of Clancy's story will play out in the fifth-studio album "Trenches" but TØP has already started to give glimpses with the singles "Jumpsuit" and "Nico and the Niners."

The first single "Jumpsuit" is both the beginning of an apocalypse and an attempt to escape from one. With a heavier anthem sound throughout, a signature melodic piano break-down, and the unrivaled voice of a tortured soul, Tyler Joseph, and Josh Dun didn't hold back in announcing they're wide awake and ready to fight.

As supported through documents shared by the character Clancy on the website, the music video is the first introduction of Dema, a walled-in city controlled by nine bishops who work to keep the inhabitants within the walls. The jumpsuits, with their bright yellow strips, are worn by a rebel group called banditos as safety uniforms against the bishops who are unable to see the color.

"Nico and the Niners" works in continuum with "Jumpsuit" as the rallying cry for the banditos. The song asks it's listeners to rise up against the internal struggles represented by the collective group of bishops, to ask help of the banditos, and to fight for freedom from Dema. The song has the upbeat tempo and dark undertones that have previously accompanied hits off past albums. The pitched down voice throughout the background and bridge of the song brings back remnants of the alter-ego character Blurryface- insinuating that the new persona has some of that heavydirtysoul left, although not as overbearing as before.

As parts of the story continue to fall into place, it is already clear that the allegorical themes of self-doubt, depression, and hope, topics the duo have never shied away from, will run through the album. The storyline is a reminder that neither the bishops nor the negativity of depression controls you. The banditos will prevail.

"Trenches" will be available October 5th and information for the Banditos tour including dates and ticket registration can be found on

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Let's be honest, Rachel McAdams is in all the best love stories.


These 13 movies are the foundation of any long-lasting relationship, and I'm not joking. Each movie will show you something new about your partner, and make you ask each other the hard questions. How many kids do you want and how are you going to raise them? What would happen if you got into a horrible accident? Some are less serious though, like what if you could time travel?

I promise that not every one of these movies is a Nicholas Sparks classic, and I also promise that not every movie has Rachel McAdams in it!

1. "The Time Traveler's Wife"

This movie is both heartbreaking and amazing.

2. "About Time"

Let's be honest, Rachel McAdams is in all the best love stories. It's on Netflix right now, so grab some snacks and turn it on!

3. "Like Crazy"

This infamous Tumblr gif came from "Like Crazy." It's about a couple who goes long distance and build their life together. I used to cry every time I watched it, and I'm no crier! It also has the (now famous) Felicity Jones in it.

4. "The Notebook"

Every girl wants this kind of love.

5. "The Last Song"

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are literally married now so if that isn't good luck, I don't know what is.

6. "Safe Haven"

You guessed it! This is another Nicholas Sparks classic. This movie has a dark twist as well, which men will love.

7. "Inside Out"

You may be thinking that this one is a bit weird. Well, this movie will help both you and your partner understand each other's emotions better.

8. "The Choice"

This movie is great because the female lead is feisty and extremely intelligent, which usually doesn't happen in love stories. How do you keep the love alive with a woman who is hard to get, and even harder to keep entertained?

9. "The Longest Ride"

Originally I could not stand the main female lead (Britt Robertson) but now she is in one of my favorite shows (For The People), so I have no choice. This movie had me on the end of my seat, and as a rom-com it is a must.

10. "The Age Of Adaline"

I began loving the name 'Adaline' thanks to this movie. This unlikely love story and self love journey really gets me.

11. "The Vow"

Imagine falling in love with someone and building a life, but an accident forces you to start all over?

12. "Titanic"

If they don't have any sort of reaction to this movie, they are probably not the one for you.

13. "Yours, Mine, & Ours"

Yours, Mine, & Ours is a true classic. Are you Helen or Frank Beardsley? You should figure that out before you tie the knot!

You're welcome!

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This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.


Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.


Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.


You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.

You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.

The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers

You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.

The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"

The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

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This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

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Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.


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