“The arena was full of people who had been waiting for this, and there was, in the air, a sense of adulation and tearful communion that I associate with acts at the level of BeyoncĂ© — a feeling that is particular to a handful of arena-filling musicians each year.” The slippery appeal of the biggest new band in America. Music journalists are catching onto Twenty One Pilots (although this piece underestimates their talent). NextDraft readers, of course, were already tuned in.