The Rampage from Exile Tribe

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The Rampage
The Rampage from Exile Tribe, VMAJ 2017.jpg
The Rampage at the VMAJ 2017 Awards.
Background information
Also known asRMPG
RAMPAGE
OriginTokyo, Japan
Genres
Years active2017 (2017)–present
LabelsRhythm Zone, LDH
Associated acts
Websitethe-rampage.jp
MembersLikiya
Zin
Kazuma Kawamura
Hokuto Yoshino
Riku
Itsuki Fujiwara
Takahide Suzuki
Shohei Urakawa
Shogo Iwaya
Shogo Yamamoto
Takuma Goto
Kenta Kamiya
Rui Yonamine
Kaisei Takechi
Makoto Sagehawa
Ryu

The Rampage, officially known as The Rampage from Exile Tribe, is a J-pop vocal and dance group formed by talent agency LDH and signed to Avex's Rhythm Zone. The Rampage is part of the collective supergroup, Exile Tribe and is composed of sixteen members. The group was formed in 2014 at Exile's Vocal Battle Audition 4. The Rampage made their debut on January 2017 with the release of their first single "Lightning".[1]

History[edit]

2014–2016: Pre-debut[edit]

In April 2014, the sixteen members of The Rampage were recruited at Exile's "Vocal Battle Audition 4" by LDH and Avex's Rhythm Zone agencies, later training the group in LDH's Project TARO overseas before making their first appearances in Exile's live tours as a dance unit. In September 2016 it was revealed the group would maker their major debut with their first single in early 2017.

2017–present: Debut with Lightning, Frontiers, Dirty Disco and 100degrees[edit]

The Rampage debuted in January 25 with their first single "Lightning" peaking at #2 on the Oricon Weekly Charts and being certified 'Gold' by the RIAJ for selling 100,000 physical copies. The group received their first major award in the MTV Video Music Awards Japan for their 'Lightning' music video.

Following the months of April and July The Rampage released their second and third single 'Frontiers' and 'Dirty Disco' which peaked at #3 and #5 respectively.

In early November, The Rampage released their fourth single '100degrees'. The single reached #6 in the Oricon Weekly Charts and earned the group the 'New Wave Artist Award' at the Asia Artist Awards where they performed for the first time overseas. Later on December The Rampage embarked in their first tour ever 'GO ON THE RAMPAGE' starting in December and scheduled to end in March 2018.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Year Information Chart positions Certifications
Oricon Singles Charts
THE RAMPAGE 2018 - -

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
Oricon Singles Charts
Billboard Japan Hot 100
"Lightning" 2017 2 2 RIAJ (physical): Gold[2] THE RAMPAGE
"Frontiers" 3 4
"Dirty Disco" 5 5
"100 Degrees" 8 11
"Fandango" 2018 2 3
"HARD HIT" 3 4

As featured artists[edit]

Title Year Album
"UNBREAKABLE"
(vs. Generations from Exile Tribe)
2016 HIGH & LOW ORIGINAL BEST ALBUM
"FIND A WAY"

Awards[edit]

Year Ceremony Award Nominee/Work Result
2017 VMAJ 2017 Best New Artist Video "Lightning" Won
Asia Artist Awards New Wave Award "100degrees" Won
2018 The Japan Gold Disc Awards 2018 Best 5 New Artists (Japanese) Won

Tours[edit]

  • THE RAMPAGE LIVE TOUR 2017-2018 "GO ON THE RAMPAGE"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE RAMPAGE have dropped their awesome debut single "Lightning"!". SBS PopAsia. 2016-12-20. Retrieved 2017-10-20.
  2. ^ ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2017年01月 [Works Receiving Certifications List (Gold, etc) (January 2017)] (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. January 30, 2017. Retrieved October 20, 2017.