Vampire Weekend

Indie rockers Vampire Weekend are from New York City and are signed to XL Recordings. Formed in 2006, band members are made of Ezra Koenig on lead vocals and guitar, Rostam Batmanglij on keyboards, guitar, and backing vocals, Chris Tomson on drums and percussion, and Chris Baio on bass guitar.

Vampire Weekend is known for their Ivy League indie sound and are often compared to Ra Ra Riot. Some of the members of Vampire Weekend have even merged with members of Ra Ra Riot to form a side project, Discovery.

Vampire Weekend: “Giving Up the Gun” video:

Vampire Weekend Albums:

Vampire Weekend (2008)
Contra (2010)

Vampire Weekend News:

Former model sues Vampire Weekend over Contra album cover

Vampire Weekend on SNL video