Vampire Weekend is officially a stadium rock band.
The Barclays Center confirmation come in the wake of the recent announcement of Vampire Weekend's highly anticipated third album, Modern Vampires of the City. The album already hailed in a 4.5 star Rolling Stone lead review raving "dark but beautiful... Vampire Weekend has gotten better at just about everything they do... pushing into awesome new directions." Modern Vampires of the City is scheduled for release May 14 on XL Recordings. The new album is the band’s first full length collection of new material since its gold-certified sophomore album Contra, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard album chart upon its 2010 release.