Jan. 7 (UPI) -- South Korean boy band BTS will release a new album in February.
Pre-orders for the album begin Thursday, with additional details to be announced on WeVerse and Fan Cafe.
"We look forward to continued interest and support from all of our ARMY," Big Hit Entertainment said, referencing BTS fans, known as ARMY.
Map of the Soul: 7 follows the EP Map of the Soul: Persona, released in April.
"Anticipation remains high as BTS continues the Map of the Soul series," a BTS rep said in a statement. "Global fans are eager to discover how the story will continue on from the previous installment, which explored the message of finding joy in love and reaching out to the world."
BTS had teased new music in an interview with Paper magazine in November.
"We are currently practicing and working on new songs so we can show you the best sides of ourselves. Please look forward to it," the group said.
BTS consists of Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook, and debuted as a group in 2013. The group is known for the singles "Spring Day," "DNA," "Fake Love," "Idol" and "Boy with Luv."