Tag Archive: Hyde

Jan 15 2019

Halloween Party 2018 — Day 3 (Live Report)


HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018 October 28th, 2018 MAKUHARI MESSE Live Report by Michelle Minikhiem Photos by Hideaki Imamoto, Toshikazu Oguruma, Kazuko Tanaka The final day of HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018 showed the same dedication to the Alice in Wonderland theme as the days prior. After seemingly falling from the ceiling like Alice down the rabbit hole, Kanon …

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Jan 15 2019

Halloween Party 2018 — Day 2 (Live Report)


HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018 October 27th, 2018 MAKUHARI MESSE Live Report by Michelle Minikhiem Photos by Hideaki Imamoto, Toshikazu Oguruma, Kazuko Tanaka HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018 was the first year that the entire event was focused around a central theme. The stage was decorated in iconic Alice in Wonderland tea party imagery and began with the shocking …

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Jan 08 2019

“YOSHIKI vs. YOSHIKI” makes history on Kouhaku Uta Gassen 2018


On New Year’s Eve 2018, YOSHIKI made Japanese television history with his dual performance on the “69th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen,” the last of the Heisei Era, by performing for both opposing Red and White teams during the top-rated broadcast. YOSHIKI wore white to plays drums for the Attack on Titan theme “Red Swan” with …

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Jan 01 2019

HYDE drops “ZIPANG” MV teaser, announces Asia tour


HYDE’s highly anticipated single “ZIPANG”, featuring YOSHIKI as guest pianist, has received a new release date of February 6th, 2019, after production issues delayed the song. A short teaser for the high-concept music video for “ZIPANG” was also released. HYDE expressed has his desire to preserve and convey what he feels is the spirit of …

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Dec 14 2018

HYDE teams up with CAPCOM to bring “MAD QUALIA” to Devil May Cry 5


HYDE has created a dark and stylish image song for the newest installment of the hot CAPCOM “Devil May Cry” franchise: Devil May Cry 5. “MAD QUALIA” can be heard electrifying the latest trailer for the game.

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Nov 25 2018

HYDE and YOSHIKI pair up for “ZIPANG”


UPDATE: The release date of “ZIPANG” has been delayed since the original publication of this article. The new release date is now February 6th, 2019. The article has been amended to reflect this. HYDE is dropping his next single, “ZIPANG”, on January 23rd February 6th. The electrifying ballad will feature YOSHIKI on piano as the …

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Nov 14 2018

YOSHIKI announces new single MIRACLE and worldwide livestream concert


The special-edition digital single of Sarah Brightman’s performance of “Miracle” – composed by YOSHIKI with a new arrangement for her recently-released album HYMN – will be released worldwide on November 16, with two exclusive bonus tracks. Superstar soprano Brightman made the announcement on November 12 in Tokyo, just hours before joining YOSHIKI on stage for …

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Oct 25 2018

“Red Swan” is exactly what I wanted (Review)


YOSHIKI feat. HYDE Red Swan (single) Review by Michelle Minikhiem When it was first announced that REVO of Linked Horizon would not be performing or composing the opening for the 3rd season of the immensely popular Attack on Titan, people had things to say. The previous openings had a sense of urgency and movement to …

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Oct 24 2018



Fall down the rabbit hole and enter Wonderland with HYDE in his eclectic take on the Lewis Carroll classic just in time for Halloween.

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Oct 08 2018

HYDE brings Halloween Party to Universal Studios Japan (Live Report)

Credit: HYDE Official Instagram

HYDEHalloween Party – Universal Studios JapanOctober 6th, 2018Live Report by Michelle Minikhiem Temperatures maxed out at around 86°F – or 30°C – on Saturday during day one of HYDE’s spooktacular Halloween Party shows at Universal Studios Japan. It seemed the Kansai region of Japan had not yet gotten the memo that Halloween season is upon us, …

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