Tag Archive: We Are X

Mar 22 2017

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


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


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


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


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


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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Oct 14 2016

WE ARE X nominated for Best Music Documentary by Broadcast Film Critics Association

X JAPAN rehearsing in NJ

The Broadcast Film Critics Association announced their nominees for Best Music documentary, which includes Drafthouse Films’ forthcoming We Are X. The nomination comes ahead of the film’s October 21st release in Los Angeles, followed by a nationwide expansion. Director Stephen Kijak and film subject, the legendary composer, musician and producer Yoshiki, will appear for a …

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Oct 10 2016

We Are X (Film Review)


We Are X Film Review by Nhu Nguyen We Are X brings one of the biggest untold rock stories to the masses. Capturing the level of fanaticism usually reserved for The Beatles’ early days, the documentary brings to life not only the story of X Japan, the band, but also the struggles of the famous …

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Oct 05 2016

X Japan’s We Are X Red Carpet Hollywood Premiere


Yoshiki and a group of celebrity friends celebrated the Hollywood premiere of the X Japan documentary film We Are X at the Chinese Theater on October 3. Directed by Stephen Kijak, We Are X opens in U.S theaters on October 21 at L.A.’s NuArt Theatre.

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Sep 10 2016

X Japan’s WE ARE X Documentary Screening in L.A.


We Are X @ NuArt Theatre (Los Angeles) Special Events: Fri, Oct 21, 7:30pm show w/Q&A w/ Filmmaker Stephen Kijak and Yoshiki (Leader of Japanese superstar rock band X Japan) Sat, Oct 22, 7:30pm show w/Q&A w/Filmmaker Stephen Kijak Sun, Oct 23, 5:10pm show w/Q&A w/Filmmaker Stephen Kijak Ticket information and showtimes: https://www.landmarktheatres.com/los-angeles/nuart-theatre/film-info/we-are-x VIDEO “We …

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Jun 24 2016

X JAPAN Documentary “We Are X” Screened at Film Festivals around the World


X JAPAN’s documentary We Are X has been nominated for numerous competitions at various renowned film festivals around the world. The film was recently screened at Seattle International Film Festival which ran May 19th – June 12th. Most recently, the film made its way into Shanghai International Film Festival in Shanghai, China. We Are X …

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