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Breaking News: "ONE OK ROCK Eye of the Storm Asia Tour 2020 - Live in Manila" has been postponed indefinitely
November 6, 2020 at 12:18 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official Facebook page of PULP Live World announced on Friday that the "ONE OK ROCK Eye of the Storm Asia Tour 2020 - Live in Manila" event has been postponed indefinitely due to the current new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The Manila concert of the popular Japanese rock band was originally scheduled on May 2, 2020.
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In Photo: ONE OK ROCK (left to right) Tomoya Kanki, Toru Yamashita, Takahiro Moriuchi, and Ryota Kohama
PULP Live World has released a statement regarding the indefinite postponement of the show that reads:
"Due to several restrictions imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that made it difficult to travel and successfully organise live performances, ONE OK ROCK's management and PULP LIVE WORLD have decided to postpone the Manila show indefinitely."
They also gave the option for refund to all ticketholders of the concert.
"We will open a refund window for all ticketholders between November 15 to December 30, 2020 with details in the attached infographic. For further questions regarding refunds, please call TicketNet at (02) 8911-5555."
At the end of the announcement, the event organizers expressed their apology for all the avid fans who are looking forward on the show but pointed out that everyone's safety is their utmost priority.
"We apologize for the inconvenience but in the interest of the safety of everyone involved, we must continue to hope that the situation will reach a level where we can all come together once again to celebrate live performances in our favorite venues."
For refund details and other updates, please visit PULP Live World Facebook Page at: https://www.facebook.com/pulpliveworldprod
For ticket inquiries and other concerns, please visit the TicketNet website at: http://www.ticketnet.com.ph
Japanese rock band One OK Rock had already performed in the Philippines twice, the first one on 2016 and was followed on 2018. It currently consists of Takahiro Moriuchi (vocalist), Toru Yamashita (guitarist, bandleader), Ryota Kohama (bassist), and Tomoya Kanki (drummer). The band was formed in Tokyo, Japan in 2005 and was known to play many different styles of music, with songs ranging from alternative rock and emo to post-hardcore and pop rock.
One OK Rock has won Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards for Eastern Breakthrough Male Band in 2016, and Rock Sound Awards for Best International Band in 2017. The band was also nominated for two Alternative Press Music Awards – Best International Band in 2016 and Best Breakthrough Band in 2017.