The 42nd season of legendary sketch comedy series, Saturday Night Live, is fast approaching, and the musical line-up is already looking pretty fantastic. Last week, it was announced that The Weeknd would be performing “Starboy” and more on the season premiere, and now, Twenty One Pilots say they’ll be taking the stage for the following episode, on October 8th.
Twenty One Pilots’ rise to stardom feels like it happened overnight, but the duo has been making music together for nearly a decade and gradually increasing their popularity as each year goes on. Since signing to Fueled By Ramen in 2012, the band has managed to amass multiple Platinum singles, a number one album, and they’ve been selling out arenas all over the world. They’re no stranger to television performances, either, as they’ve performed on Late Night With Seth Meyers and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Saturday Night Live should be a breeze … right?
Besides late night shows, Twenty One Pilots will be hitting the road to play in some un-televised settings when they kick off their nationwide “Emotional Roadshow” tour later in January. Featured on the setlist will obviously be well-known hits like “Stressed Out” and “Heathens,” but here’s hoping they’ll shake it up a bit and play stuff like their recently released cover of My Chemical Romance’s “Cancer” as well.