Japan's leading band ONE OK ROCK will finally make it into our shores this January 19, 2016 at the MOA Arena, Pasay City! Co-presented by PULP Live World and 28 Black, guitarist Toru Yamashita, basissist Ryota Kohama, drummer Tomoya Kanki and frontman Takahiro "Taka" Moriuchiare ready to deliver their energized brand of alternative rock, post-hardcore and pop-punk to their J-Rock. Manila fans who have been praying for this dayto happen. The bandis touring in support of their 7th full-lenght album 35xxxv, their first released in the United States.ONE OK ROCK will be performing their hits "The Beginning," "Dreamer," "Heartache" and"Mighty Long Fall," among many others.
In 2007, the band released it's first single from A-Sketch Inc. a record label based in Japan. Since then, the band has grown at a fast pace and has performed not only at small livehouses, where they initially startedout, but also at numerous large concert venues. ONE OK ROCK has rapidly become on of the most popular Japanese rock bands due to its hugely successful concerts such asa Noppon Budokan Live in 2010. Yokohama Stadium Live in 2014 in front of 60,000 people and The Arena Tour in 2013 and 2015. Theircontinued success at various rock festivals and viral hits have made it possible for the group to expand its fanbase worldwide. This has allowed the band to top the charts in Japan with its latest (and 7th) album "35xxxv."
The group has also maderecords with the American producer John Feldmann (whose credits include the likes of All Time Low, Panic! at the Disco and 5 Seconds of Summer, among many illustrious others) and most recently collaborated with Kellin Quinn of Sleeping with the Sirens on 35xxxv. The group strenghtenits presence by performing around the world including completing European and South American tours, along with VANS WARPED TOUR 2014 and the SOUNDWAVE Festival 2015. In April of 2015, the band signed a worldwidedistribution deal with Warner Bros. Their latest album, "35xxxv" was already released in Japan in February and will soon be released worldwideby WB. (It has already been digitally released worldwide on iTunes). The group's biggest single "The Beginning" has reached more than 40 million hits on YouTube won "Best Rock Video" in the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Japan and reached number five in the Oricon charts. Their latest "Mighty Long Fall" was chosen to be the theme song for the movie sequel Rurouni Kenshin.
In one of the their live concert DVDs, one particular moment that caught the heart of their fans was when Taka cried in the middle of performing "Nobody's Home." Asked aboutit by loud rock Internet portal Gekirock, Taka elaborated "Up till' now, what drove us wasfrustration, the desire not to lose to not be looked down (upon). Apperently they are negative feelings, but in reality in a band they are a source of power. Since the Budokan(show). I realized these emotions little by little have turn into something else. With that many people accepting us...the point wasn'tanymore performing with raging emotions. It was instead of gratitude, somethig that wasn't there before. Sure I don't want to stopthe band's present energy and groove, but somehow it can be a support to make the power inside us evenstronger."
That magic will finally make its way to the Philippines in ONE OK ROCK 2016 "35xxxv" Asia Tour Live in Manila this January 19, 2016 at MOA Arena, Pasay City. Co-presented by PULP Live World and 28 Black, tickets will be made available exclusively at all SM Tickets (470-22-22, www.smtickets.com) outlets nationwide. Tickets are priced as follows P4,500 (for both VIP standing and VIP Seated), P3,500 (Lower Boz A), P2,500 (Lower Box B) and P1,500 (Lower Box C). Ticketingsurcharges apply. For PULP Royalty inquiries that offer special and exclusive fan privilledges you can e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the PULP Royalty hotline at 727-4957. The show is also brought to you by MYX, The Philippine Star, Monster Radion RX 93.1, Astroplus and Odyssey Music & Videos
January 19, 2016, Tuesday
SM MOA Arena
₱4,500 (for both VIP Standing and VIP Seated)
₱3,500 (Lower Box A),
₱2,500 (Lower Box B),
₱1,500 (Lower Box C)
* Ticket prices are subject to ticket service charges.
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