Rock opera

Rock opera is an opera in rock music. It fills the gap between a concept album, released by single band, and a musical, which is a theatrical play featuring songs. Rock opera may be composed and instrumented by a single rock band, or by musicians from the different bands. Nevertheless, unlike a simple concept album, it features many vocalists, who perform their roles, and a script. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: The Who

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Saturday 26 April 2014
Simon TownshendConcert McCabe's Guitar Shop
Santa Monica, Los Angeles CA, United States
34.026043 -118.457612
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Thursday 1 May 2014
Simon Townshend
luke mullhollandConcert
The Coach House
San Juan Capistrano, Los Angeles CA, United States
33.482176 -117.671455
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  • benxander

    The description for this tag says it all. The missing element in American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown is that there are no guest singers sharing a script.

    December 2013
  • viragom

    v ...aren't you thinking of a concept album?

    August 2013
  • JBatoutajel

    Green Day is rock opera because of American Idiot. A rock opera is generally an album that tells a story. American Idiot tells the story of a man called "Jesus of Suburbia" who decides to leave his city.

    April 2013
  • ClassyMusicSnob

    Why the fuck is Green Day tagged as Rock Opera? Theyre that commercial pop punk shit. Real Rock/Metal Opera artists are Ayreon, Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Meat Loaf, King Diamond, Avantasia, Pink Floyd, The Who, etc.

    November 2012
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