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As previously reported, Japanese all-female rock group SCANDAL has announced on Saturday that they will be performing for the second time in Manila this June 2020.

SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2020 “Kiss from the darkness” is scheduled to happen on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at the New Frontier Theater, located at Araneta City (formerly known as Araneta Center) in Cubao, Quezon City.

The popular rock group’s second visit to the country will be a part of their “Kiss from the darkness” World Tour, promoting their upcoming album scheduled to be released in February next year.

 

Events organizer Primetrade Asia has revealed on Sunday the ticket prices for the upcoming concert goes as follows:

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VVIP
PHP 7,000.00 (about USD 138)
includes Priority Seating, Signed Concert Poster and an After Concert Hi-Touch

VIP
PHP 5,000.00 (about USD 99)
includes a Signed Concert Poster

LOGE (Balcony)
PHP 4,500.00 (about USD 88.50)

ORCHESTRA
PHP 4,000.00 (about USD 78.70)

 

 

The events organizer has also announced ticket prices for the Fan Meet, which will happen a day before the concert, goes as follows:

VIP
PHP 3,000.00 (about USD 59)
includes Priority Seating, VIP Pass with Lanyard to be Autographed during the Fan Meet, Signed Fan Meet Poster, and Individual Group Opportunity

GENERAL ADMISSION
PHP 2,000.00 (about USD 40)
includes a Signed Fan Meet Poster and Group Photo Opportunity

Tickets for the fan meet can be purchased only by concert ticket holders, and are expected to be limited in quantity. The fan meet is scheduled for Friday, June 5, 2020, with the time and venue be announced at a later date.

Both concert and fan meet tickets will be on-sale through Ticketnet outlets and ticketnet.com.ph from Thursday, December 5, at 12:00pm PHT.

 

 

SCANDAL is a popular Japanese all-female rock band formed in 2006, which consist of band members Haruna Ono on vocals & rhythm guitar, Mami Sazaki on guitar & vocals, Tomomi Ogawa on bass guitar & vocals, and Rina Suzuki on drums & vocals.

The four members, who were high school students, first met in August of the same year in a vocal and dance school.

They eventually started doing live appearances at Shiroten, which is an open-air performance venue at the Osaka Castle Park, as well as local clubs in Kansai prefecture.

 

SCANDAL released three indie singles in 2008, which were released exclusively by record store Tower Records. First single “Space Ranger” had ranked #2 in Tower’s indie chart, while their following singles “Koymoyou” and “Kagerou” ranked #1 in the same chart.

They were eventually signed by Epic Records Japan the same year, which gave them more exposure in the industry, and released their debut single “Doll”.

BEST★SCANDAL, the group’s first studio album, debut at Number 5 on the Oricon weekly album charts in 2009, making them the first girl band since Zone to have a debut album chart at Top 5.

 

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In late-2018, the group has established their own private record label “her”, which is under Colourful Records of Victor Entertainment.

They had recently released two new singles under the new label, “Masterpiece” and “Matabaki”, as well as two digital singles, “Fuzzy” and “Saishuheiki Kimi”, this year. The album “Kiss from the darkness” will be their first album released under their new label.

They had since released eight studio albums and 27 singles in total, including “Shoujo S” and “Harukaze”, which was used as theme songs for the anime series Bleach, and “Shunkan Sentimental”, which was one of the ending theme songs of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.

 

Since their formation, SCANDAL has performed around the world, including the United States, France, Hong Kong and Singapore, and has gained a huge international fan base.

The all-female group has first performed in Manila as a part of their Asia Tour, which coincided with the release of their most-recent album “HONEY” in 2018.