One Ok Rock

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Background information
GenresAlternative rock,[1] post-hardcore, pop punk
Years active2005–present
Past member(s)Alex

One Ok Rock (written as ONE OK ROCK) is a Japanese rock band formed in 2005. The band is composed of Taka, Toru, Ryota, and Tomoya. Originally there were five members in the band, but a guitarist Alex left the group in 2009, and it is a four-piece band now.

The band had various singles that entered the Oricon charts and their songs are getting more and more popular.

Members[change | change source]

  • Taka – vocalist
  • Toru – guitarist
  • Ryota – bass guitarist
  • Tomoya – drummer

History[change | change source]

2005 In April, Toru, Ryota, Alex, and Tomo started activities of One Ok Rock. In May, Toru invited Taka, and he started singing in the band.

2006 Tomo gave up his membership in One Ok Rock. On July 26th, they released the first album "ONE OK ROCK" and it became an indie rock band.

2007 In March, for the substitution of Tomo, Tomoya became a new member. In March 25th, they released the 1st single "naihishinsho", and that allowed this band to made a major debut.

2009 In April, Alex was accused of sexual assault(groping) on a train.[2] Because of that, One Ok Rock made a statement that it would stop its activity for a while. In the next month, Alex dropped out of the band. However, the rest of the members decided not to quit working and they restarted the activity of One Ok Rock.

2010 In February, One Ok Rock released the fourth single "完全感覚Dreamer". On November twenty eighth, they did a live in Budoukan for the first time of their career.

Discography[change | change source]


2007.11.21 release 1st album "ゼイタクビョウ"

2008.5.28 release 2nd album "BEAM OF LIGHT"

2008.11.12 release 3rd album "感情エフェクト"

2010.6.9 release 4th album "Nicheシンドローム"

2011.10.5 release 5th album "残響リファレンス"

2013.3.6 release 6th album "人生×僕="


2007.4.25 release 1st single 内秘心書

2007.7.25 release 2nd single 努努-ゆめゆめ-

2007.10.24 release 3rd single エトセトラ

2010.2.3 release 4th single 完全感覚Dreamer

2011.2.16 release 5th single アンサイズニア

2011.7.20 release 6th single Re:make / NO SCARED

2012.8.22 release 7th single The Beginning

2013.1.9 release 8th single Deeper Deeper / Nothing Helps

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Allmusic by Alexey Eremenko
  2. "森進一長男のバンドのギタリスト痴漢逮捕". Asahi Shinbun Digital. Archived from the original on 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2013-07-10.