“Our purpose is to have concert events in worldwide arenas… That’s the sort of band we need to be.” – Taka Moriuchi
Having simply wrapped up their latest stint of touring arenas with Ed Sheeran, ONE OK ROCK have their eyes set on
Talking with E! On-line, ONE OK ROCK frontman Taka Moriuchi mentioned the band, and that style they think about themselved “As regards to our music ONE OK ROCK is certainly a rock band. However rock music has declined in recognition, so we need to promote rock music and put rock music again within the highlight once more.”
He continued “And in doing so we have to face new challenges, to continue learning varied methods of constructing music to be able to keep artistic and hold our reside performances recent.”
Taka additionally addressed the change in ONE OK ROCK’s sound on their newest album ‘Eye Of The Storm’, sharing “I used to be very anxious throughout our recordings, however we had a whole lot of assist from one another. Both we hold going what we had been used to, or attempt to create one thing new. For me these are the one two choices – to alter the songs and their type. From that we’ve realized and matured as musicians and gotten nearer to our viewers.”
In the course of the chat, ONE OK ROCK bassist Ryota additionally shared a captivating story about how they practiced for his or her reside performances in a parking zone, exterior Taka’s home.
“After the band was diminished to 4 members, we’d collect in Taka’s home. Taka introduced up the topic of our band’s path in the future, noting that I ought to enhance my efficiency type “be extra aggressive, exude extra vitality. Simply go wild,” Ryota shared. “So we gathered in a parking zone in entrance of Taka’s home, and practiced the right way to swing the bass guitar, the right way to bounce. It was very robust.”
However what does the longer term have in retailer for ONE OK ROCK? In line with Taka “Our purpose is to have concert events in worldwide arenas, not just for the Japanese or Asian audiences, however hopefully audiences worldwide will take curiosity. That’s the sort of band we need to be.”
We sit up for that occuring, for certain.