Fans had to wait 10 long years but now Japanese Rock band ELLEGARDEN is back!
The band announced today that they will kick off their tour titled "THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN TOUR 2018" - which will be their first tour within 10 years! It will start on August 8th in Tokyo. Two days later they will hold a live in Sendai and on 15th one in their home prefecture Chiba. Guests acts will perform each day but it hasn't been revealed yet who these artists are.
ELLEGARDEN was and still is popular in Japan but also had many fans abroad. Right now the band is trending on #1, #2, #4 and #10 of Japan Twitter Trends. On world-wide Twitter Trends they are on #2, #6 and #10.
ELLEGARDEN was formed in 1998 by vocalist Takeshi Hosomi, guitairst Shinichi Ubukata, bassist Yuichi Takada and drummer Takahashi Hirotaka. Their album "ELEVEN FIRE CRACKERS" topped the Oricon Charts in 2006 and their best album from 2008 reached #2. 10 years after its formation ELLEGARDEN put an end to its band activities and went on hiatus - which lasted till now.