UVERworld will be releasing its 9th studio album, titled "TYCOON", on August 2.
The release of the album was announced on June 6, coinciding with the band's 17th anniversary. The band was originally named Sangoku Road before breaking up in 2004 and reforming as UVERworld shortly after.
Over 50 songs were recorded during the album's production. A selection of those songs were put together to express the idea of being a "big-shot, leader, shogun".
2 versions of the album will be available upon release: a CD-Only version and a CD DVD version.
"TYCOON" will be UVERworld's first studio album in 3 years. Its last album "Ø CHOIR" was released on July 2, 2014.
Prior to the album's release, UVERworld will be releasing its 31st single "DECIDED" on July 12. The song will be used as the theme song the upcoming film "Gintama" and will be included on the album.