Shows postponed, ONE OK ROCK broadcasts live concerts on YouTube
ONE OK ROCK will make its previous live concert videos free on YouTube from April 17, exactly one month after the the group has “reluctantly” announced the postponement of the concerts due to the coronavirus pandemic.
On the program, videos of live concerts organized in Japan dating back to 2014.
The first to air Friday, April 17 at 11:00 p.m. JST (10:00 a.m. EDT, 3:00 p.m. BST), is Mighty Long Fall at Yokohama Stadium from 2014.
April 17 is also the OOR leader Taka’s date of birth.
With the growing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, ONE OK ROCK was forced to postpone its project. eye of the storm concert in Nagoya (originally from March 31 to April 1), as well as their Asia tour, which was scheduled for 10 shows in seven countries (April 25 to June).
Depending on the evolution of the global crisis, the group said events “may have to be moved to different venues or canceled entirely”.
Six concerts will be available internationally for the group’s individual release official YouTube channel of ONE OK ROCK until the end of May, as announced by the group.
Each concert will be released as a first release on YouTube, which means fans can set a reminder to watch the concert simultaneously with everyone around the world.
The videos, however, will not remain archived, so this will be a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Below is the program:
1. April 17, 23:00 (JST)
ONE OK ROCK 2014 “Mighty Long Fall at Yokohama Stadium”
2. April 25, 11:00 PM (JST)
ONE OK ROCK with Orchestra Japan Tour 2018
3. April 29, 11:00 PM (JST)
ONE OK ROCK 2015 “35xxxv” TOUR IN JAPAN
4. May 14, 23:00 (JST)
ONE OK ROCK 2017 “Ambitions” JAPAN TOUR
5. May 23, 23:00 (JST)
ONE OK ROCK 2016 LIVE SPECIAL AT NAGISAEN
6. May 31, 23:00 (JST)
ONE OK ROCK 2018 AMBITIONS JAPAN DOME TOUR
On March 17, ONE OK ROCK told “our loyal fans” on their official social media accounts, “We sincerely apologize…. As we consider the safety of our fans and all parties involved to be of the utmost importance, this decision has been made. (Read the announcement in Japanese here.)