Famous Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK has announced that they will the official opening act for Ed Sheeran’s Asia leg of Divide World Tour.
“So excited and such an honor that we will be joining Ed Sheeran on the Asia leg of his Divide World Tour. Kick off in April at Taoyuan City Stadium, and we will be playing 10 dates all over Asia,” the band announced on their social media.
This will be the 4-member J-rock band’s second visit to Malaysia since their Who Are You? Who Are We? Tour Live In Kuala Lumpur in 2013.
They will also be opening for Ed Sheeran in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Bangkok, Jakarta, and more.
ONE OK ROCK gained international recognition via the single “The Beginning”, which was used as the theme song for the live-action “Rurouni Kenshin” movie adaptation.
Throughout the years, the band won various awards and recognitions including Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards for Eastern Breakthrough Male Band in 2016 and Rock Sound Awards for Best International Band in 2017.