From ENHYPHEN’S first full-length album to SEVENTEEN’S latest comeback, October 2021 is shaping up to be an eventful month for the world of K-Pop.
K-Pop fans, get excited! As we enter October, the month is already looking to be an exciting one with its line-up of anticipated comebacks, debuts, and other hyped activities. A lot of the top groups right now are set to return in the coming month with some very thrilling releases. Here are the things you should expect and look forward to for K-Pop this October. Note that this list is just those events that have already been announced. So, there may be even more exciting moments that could be announced later in the month.
TWICE IS DROPPING THEIR FIRST ENGLISH SINGLE
Ever since 2016, TWICE has dominated the charts with their addicting bangers. And the group is set to enter the latest chapter in their career as they are about to release their first-ever English single, The Feels. After initially dropping teasers in August, TWICE revealed that they will be dropping the song and accompanying music video on October 1 (1 PM KST, 12 PM PH time). The group is also set to perform the song in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon the same day. The Feels will be TWICE’s latest release following their Japanese album Perfect World and their mini-album, Taste Of Love.
TXT IS HAVING THEIR FIRST ONLINE CONCERT
TOMORROW X TOGETHER LIVE <ACT:BOY> edit pic.twitter.com/jNMfRZULxJ— @choikangkai_ archive (@txtocean) September 25, 2021
Following the release of the excellent The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE album and its repackaged version, FIGHT OR ESCAPE, TOMORROW X TOGETHER is set to bring their talents and songs to the stage, albeit virtually. The 4th gen boy group will be having their first-ever online concert called ACT:BOY, on October 3, Sunday (5 PM KST, 4 PM PH time). Tickets are currently available on their Weverse shop and cost $46 or around 2350 pesos. And MOAs won’t have to wait long for more TXT content as the group is dropping their first Japanese EP, Chaotic Wonderland, in November.
GOT7’S YOUNGJAE IS RELEASING HIS FIRST SOLO MINI-ALBUM
Following his fellow band members, YoungJae will be the latest GOT7 member to release solo music following their split from JYP. YoungJae is set to drop his first mini-album, COLORS from Ars, this October 5.
AESPA IS DROPPING THEIR FIRST MINI-ALBUM
aespa may be less than a year old, but in just a short amount of time, SM’s newest girl group has built themselves as one of the premier 4th gen girl groups. The group is looking to further make a mark as they are set to release their first mini-album, Savage, this October. The six-track mini-album has a release date of October 5. Based on the S-tier visuals the group has released so far, aespa looks poised to eat this comeback up and leave zero crumbs.
ENHYPHEN IS RELEASING THEIR FIRST FULL-LENGTH ALBUM
ENHYPHEN has been having a great 202 so far thanks to the strong success of their BORDER: CARNIVAL EP and the virality of FEVER. And the group is poised to continue this success as they are gearing up to release their first full-length studio album. Entitled DIMENSION: DILEMMA, the album is slated to be released on October 12. Tamed-Dashed is set to be the title track while TXT’s Yeonjun will be featured in the song Blockbuster. Add to that the phenomenal visuals released so far, this may be shaping up to be their best comeback yet.
SEVENTEEN IS HAVING A COMEBACK
Following the release of their 8th mini-album, Your Choice, in June, SEVENTEEN is having their latest comeback. Back in August, Pledis confirmed that SEVENTEEN was preparing for a comeback in October and now it’s almost here. The group will be dropping their 9th mini-album, Attacca, this October 22 at 1 PM KST, 12 PM PH time. Rock With You will serve as their comeback single. SEVENTEEN though will be temporarily promoting as 11 members for this comeback as The8 and Jun are currently in China until the end of the year. From what we’ve seen so far, we’re getting dark, edgy, and bad boy vibes for this comeback.
BTS IS HAVING AN ONLINE CONCERT
BTS has been having an amazing year this 2021. (But then again, when did BTS have a bad year?) From topping the charts to speaking at the UN, the group has been killing it lately. While we wait for new BTS music to be released, the boys are once again going to be gracing the virtual stage. BTS is having an online concert called PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE this October 24. You can buy tickets at their Weverse shop. This will be their latest concert since SOWOZOO in June. And if you really miss seeing BTS on stage in person, then you’re in luck as the group recently announced that they will be holding an in-person concert at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles this November 27, 28, December 1, and 2. This marks their first in-person concert since 2019.
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