Tag: Attack on Titan

Japan Expo announces surprise appearance by YOSHIKI

YOSHIKI — composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer, and leader of the rock group X Japan — will return to Japan Expo in Paris on July 5, 2019, for a special performance in celebration of the event’s 20th anniversary. Last year, YOSHIKI composed the Attack on Titan theme song “Red Swan”, which debuted at #1 on …

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Yoshiki feat. Hyde win Best Japanese Artist in Hong Kong’s 30th International Pop Poll

YOSHIKI feat. Hyde won two awards at the 30th International Pop Poll in Hong Kong on May 10th, 2019. YOSHIKI feat. Hyde’s single “Red Swan” – the first Season 3 theme song from the hit anime Attack on Titan – was voted “Top Japanese Gold Song” at the event hosted by the major Hong Kong …

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YOSHIKI feat. HYDE “Red Swan” from Attack on Titan – #1 iTunes Rock Chart debut in 10 countries

Released October 3, the Attack on Titan theme song “Red Swan” by YOSHIKI feat. HYDE debuted at #1 on iTunes Rock Charts in 10 countries (Japan, Finland, Greece, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Hong Kong) The single has also reached the Top 10 on mainstream iTunes Charts in 16 countries, and is climbing the …

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YOSHIKI and HYDE premiere full version of Attack on Titan theme Red Swan

YOSHIKI and HYDE unveiled the long-awaited full version of the new Attack on Titan theme song, “Red Swan”, on Music Station Ultra Fes 2018, broadcast September 17 on TV Asahi in Japan. On the roof of the TV Asahi building at night, where it had been raining up until just moments before, the superstar musicians …

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YOSHIKI releases Instagram preview of new Attack on Titan theme

YOSHIKI gave fans a special preview of his new theme song for the anime series Attack on Titan on his official Instagram page, revealing the clip of “Red Swan” by “YOSHIKI feat. HYDE” along with a montage of imagery from the anime’s third season which begins July 22 on NHK in Japan.

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X JAPAN feat. HYDE to perform Attack on Titan Season 3 opening

X JAPAN’s “Red Swan” has been chosen as the opening theme for Season 3 of the TV anime Attack on Titan. The new song, featuring YOSHIKI’s first-ever recording collaboration with vocalist HYDE (L’Arc~en~Ciel), was announced at Anime Expo on July 8, 2018 at the season opener’s world-premiere screening in Los Angeles.

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Wagakki Band Announces California Tour in Mid July

Wagakki Band will return to the United States after their successful U.S. debut shows in NYC and SXSW earlier this year and their sold out spring tour of Japan. The band was included in the NPR 100 for SXSW 2016: http://www.npr.org/2016/03/01/468352361/the-austin-100-a-sxsw-2016-mix Wagakki Band will perform three shows in California as part of their “Deep Impact” …

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akai SKY – AnimeFest 2015 Live Report

akai SKY AnimeFest, September 5, 2015 Live report by Jen Wang What does American J-Rock sound like? That was the question lingering on the minds of AnimeFest attendees unfamiliar with the music of akai SKY. Nevertheless, they were ready to rock. They were perhaps a little too amped up for the orchestral opener, Ramen and …

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Sekai no Owari releases MV for Attack on Titan theme “Anti-Hero”