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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.

Rock operas may be filmed and/or…

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

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