Something You Should Know Before The New Vampire Weekend Album Drops

Lead singer Ezra Koenig gets most of the credit, Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson is the band’s secret weapon. And you don’t even realize it.

1. On May 14th, Vampire Weekend are dropping their new album, Modern Vampires of the City.

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How exciting!

2. These New York rockers always have something new and fresh up their sleeves. Especially Ezra Koenig, because he’s the most interesting part of the group.

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Look at him in this silly costume.

3. WRONG!

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Just look at this guy. Look at him.

4. Say hello to Chris Tomson, the drummer.

Where did he come from?

5. He’s a drumming ninja. A real-life Energizer Bunny. Look at him go.

Dizzy yet?

6. Even Drum Magazine is impressed.

It seems like there’s a niche for everyone these days.

7. He also makes a gnarly drummer face.

9. This is probably the best example of his ninja arms in action. Seriously, what.

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Especially at 00:07 and 01:18. And everywhere else.

10. This is cool, too.

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Ninja on the move.

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