Tag Archive: We Are X

May 02 2017

X Japan film WE ARE X breaks into Top 3 iTunes Documentary chart

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The award-winning X Japan documentary We Are X has achieved what is likely a first for any Japanese music artist — after its worldwide Blu-ray and Digital Home Video release last week (where it was chosen as iTunes “Editor’s Choice” and Amazon’s “Indie of the Week”), the film has broken into the Top 3 of …

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Apr 11 2017

X Japan documentary We Are X available on USA home video April 25

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WE ARE X, the award-winning rock-n-roll documentary about one of the most successful bands in history, arrives on Blu-Ray™, DVD and Digital HD on April 25 from Magnolia Home Entertainment under The Magnet Label. From director and acclaimed documentarian Stephen Kijak (Stones in Exile), WE ARE X profiles the blockbuster Japanese rock band X Japan …

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Mar 23 2017

Yoshiki performs Art of Life at Hong Kong’s Asian Film Awards

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X Japan leader Yoshiki performed a selection from his composition “Art of Life” at the 11th Asian Film Awards held in Hong Kong on March 21, 2017. Greeted by resounding cheers from the red carper crowd as he posed for photos and granted television interviews, the world-famous drummer, composer, and songwriter took extra time to …

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Mar 22 2017

X Japan “We Are X” In-Store Signing Event at Tower Records

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X Japan held their first signing event in Japan in 29 years at Tower Records Shibuya on March 17, 2017, for 300 lucky fans who won admission through a special drawing with purchase of the chart-topping “We Are X” film soundtrack. Afterward, Yoshiki made surprise visits to fans watching “We Are X” in Toho Cinemas …

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Mar 18 2017

X Japan shuts down London for HMV signing event, takes top spot on UK Rock chart

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On Saturday, March 4, X Japan performed their first major show of 2017 on #XDAY at SSE Arena, Wembley, following the release of their feature film documentary We Are X in theaters across the UK. The We Are X Soundtrack (featuring the theme song “La Venus”) was released worldwide on March 3 on Sony Music’s …

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Jan 26 2017

X Japan to Release We Are X Film Soundtrack Worldwide on March 3, UK/Japan Premiere Announced

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We Are X Soundtrack To Be Released March 3 Via Sony Music’s Legacy Recordings Critically Acclaimed We Are X Film to Open in Japan and UK in March X Japan To Perform At SSE Wembley Arena in London on #XDAY March 4 The soundtrack for the film WE ARE X — the critically acclaimed music …

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Nov 14 2016

Yoshiki wins Asian Icon Award at Classic Rock Awards in Tokyo

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X Japan leader Yoshiki performed at the Classic Rock Awards held at Ryogoku Kokugikan this past Friday, November 11. Yoshiki made history by becoming the first-ever artist to be honored with the “Asian Icon Award.” Based at the venerable Roundhouse venue in London, the Classic Rock Awards are widely recognized by the world’s rock stars …

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Oct 29 2016

X Japan fans to rock We Are X NYC premiere in Visual Kei fashion contest

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X Japan is all over U.S. media this month with the nationwide rollout of the documentary film We Are X. The rock-doc has garnered mainstream attention from the likes of SPIN, the Los Angeles Times, and Rolling Stone, and band leader Yoshiki has hosted sold-out Q&A screenings in L.A. Austin, and San Francisco. New York …

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