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Sep 22 2018

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

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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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Sep 05 2018

SYNC NETWORK JAPAN launches worldwide Japanese music initiative

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The newly-founded association SYNC NETWORK JAPAN has launched with the goal of delivering Japanese contents to the world. Located in Takeshiba Minato-ku Tokyo Japan, in an industry based on the foundation of Content x Digital, the CiP Association (Contents innovation Program) is taking a step forward. Their newly established organization,”SYNC NETWORK JAPAN,” functions as an …

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Sep 02 2018

HYDE kills it in Osaka during explosive solo tour (Live report)

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HYDE HYDE LIVE 2018 – ZEPP OSAKA BAYSIDE August 1st, 2018 Live report by Michelle Minikhiem Photos by Takayuki Okada Opening on a huge matte painting of an alleyway in the neon hellscape of a near-future city, the stage was bathed in the light of matrix rain. HYDE climbed off of a large stone throne …

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Jul 25 2018

HYDE – Interview (July 2018)

HYDE Interview by Michelle Minikhiem July 24, 2018 In the midst of a whirlwind tour, HYDE took some time to talk to JRock247 about performing solo again and working together with YOSHIKI to create the recently-debuted “Red Swan”.

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Jul 22 2018

YOSHIKI releases Instagram preview of new Attack on Titan theme

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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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Jul 11 2018

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

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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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Jul 06 2018

HYDE – AFTER LIGHT (Review)

HYDE – AFTER LIGHT (Review)

HYDE AFTER LIGHT (single) Review by Michelle Minikhiem The latest from HYDE is a nu-metal tune that rolls like thunder. Lyrically, “AFTER LIGHT” is a call to action. It demands that the listener “destroy” and “rebuild”, but what it is that needs tearing down is kept vague. Maybe that was intentional. Maybe it’s up to the listener …

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Jun 24 2018

HYDE already releasing his second single of 2018

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HYDE, who has just digitally released “WHO’S GONNA SAVE US” on June 20, already has his next single coming next week. “AFTER LIGHT” will hit digital stores on June 29th, the same day his live tour kicks off in Japan. The new song will be coupled with a cover of “KISS OF DEATH,” a song …

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Jun 23 2018

HYDE – WHO’S GONNA SAVE US? (Review)

HYDE  WHO’S GONNA SAVE US? (single) Review by Michelle MinikhiemHYDE has been somewhat silent during the six months following the announcement of VAMPS’ hiatus in December. That time has clearly been spent working on a new direction, and the digital release of “WHO’S GONNA SAVE US?” this week has given us a peek into what that …

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Jun 17 2018

HYDE to release first single in 12 years

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HYDE (L’Arc-en-Ciel / VAMPS) will resume his solo activities with the release of his 8th single entitled “WHO’S GONNA SAVE US” on June 20, 2018. The song is about how one must make their own way when confronting times of strife, but without anyone extending a helping hand. The single also comes with the 2nd …

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