OLDCODEX is a unique duo made up of vocalist Ta_2 and painter and lyricist YORKE. They make music which is a healthy mix of rock, alternative, and dance. Their most unique feature is that fans also get to enjoy the art of YORKE with the music. Last year, OLDCODEX released their 4th album, a single collection titled Fixed Engine, which ranked third in the Oricon Weekly Charts and rose in popularity. Their 5th album they go, Where? is being released today, 26 July 2017. The band also revealed information about future live concerts!
Starting in September, OLDCODEX will tour Japan with their OLDCODEX Tour 2017 they go, Where? and stop in 12 cities for 15 shows. Following will be an arena tour in 2018. They will hold a concert at the World Memorial Hall in Kobe and one at the 17,000-seat Yokohama Arena in Kanagawa.
OLDCODEX held their first concert at the Budokan in 2015 and this year they already held their third concert there. Their unique style is attracting many fans from overseas. They are also playing on many Japanese festivals throughout the summer: Rock in Japan Festival 2017, Summer Sonic 2017, Rising Sun Rock Festival 2017 in Ezo, and more. Furthermore, there is a joint tour with Hoobastank planned.
Fans who are OLDCODEX Mobile members can apply for tickets for the arena tour starting now until 27 August 2017.
5th Album ‘they go, Where?’
Out on 26 July 2017
Limited edition: 3,500 yen (without tax)
Regular edition: 3,000 yen (without tax)
2. Where’d They Go?
3. Deal with
4. loose my breath
6. A Black Toy
7. Faith in me
10. Scribble, and Beyond
11. Million from Codex
1. Where’d They Go? (Music Video)
2. Making of ‘Where’d They Go?’ Music Video
OLDCODEX Tour 2017 ‘they go, Where?’
3 September – Zepp Osaka Bayside, Osaka
9 September – Zepp Sapporo, Hokkaido
12 September – Zepp Tokyo, Tokyo
13 September – Zepp Tokyo, Tokyo
7 October – Todashi Bunka Hall, Saitama
8 October – Todashi Bunka Hall, Saitama
15 October – Harmonie Cin1 Kitakyusu Soleil Hall, Fukuoka
21 October – Orix Theater, Osaka
5 November – Hondanomori Hall, Ishikawa
10 November – Sendai Sun Plaza Hall, Miyagi
25 November – JMS Aster Plaza Hallo, Hiroshima
26 November – JMS Aster Plaza Hallo, Hiroshima
2 December – Kobe International House, Hyogo
20 December – Nagoya Congress Center, Aichi
23 December – Shizuoka Citizen Cultural Center, Shizuoka
Arena Tour 2018
13 January 2018 – World Memorial Hall, Hyogo
Doors open 16:30, start 17:30
8 February 2018 – Yokohama Arena, Kanagawa
Doors open 18:00, start 19:00