Tag Archive: X Japan

Jan 08 2019

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

JRock247-Yoshiki-Kouhaku-2018-1

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 …

Continue reading »

Dec 21 2018

X JAPAN’s typhoon-defying “No Audience” concert now streaming worldwide

JRock247-X-Japan-No-Audience-Concert-2018-09-30-A

On September 30, 2018, X JAPAN’s third-straight night of sold-out concerts for 100,000 fans — X JAPAN LIVE IN JAPAN 2018 — was suddenly cancelled due to the impending weather effects of Typhoon Trami. With concern for the safety of fans as their top priority, X JAPAN sent the entire audience home and announced that …

Continue reading »

Oct 21 2018

Toshl to release cover album “IM A SINGER” in November

JRock247-Toshl-2018,

X JAPAN vocalist and all-around inspiring story of overcoming the odds, Toshl is set to release a collection of cover songs on November 28th. The album will also be available digitally and will feature songs by EXILE, Angela Aki, AKB48, and more. Here’s a preview of ToshI performing one of the tracks, Yumi Arai’s “Hikokigumo”.

Continue reading »

Oct 04 2018

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

JRock247-Yoshiki-Hyde-Red-Swan-iTunes-Charts-1

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 …

Continue reading »

Sep 19 2018

X JAPAN counts down to “Three Deep Red Nights” at Makuhari Messe with headliner performance at TV Asahi Dream Festival

JRock247-X-Japan-TV-Asahi-Dream-Festival-20180915-A1658

X JAPAN played a special concert as the headliner of TV Asahi Dream Festival 2018 at Makuhari Messe on September 15 in Chiba, Japan. The band gave the audience of 15,000 an advance look at the band’s energetic performance just two weeks before they kick off their three-day series “X JAPAN LIVE IN JAPAN 2018 …

Continue reading »

Sep 09 2018

YOSHIKI completes 5th Year Anniversary dinner concerts with 10 straight sold-out shows

JRock247-Yoshiki-Dinner-Show-5th-Anniversary-2018-Final-A

YOSHIKI completed his 5th Anniversary solo concert series on September 1st at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, bringing the total to 10 sold-out performances over 6 days. “EVENING WITH YOSHIKI 2018 IN TOKYO JAPAN 6 DAYS 5TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL” ran from July 13th to 16th, with additional shows August 31st and September 1st, including six …

Continue reading »

Aug 26 2018

YOSHIKI gives special performance in Hollywood for Japan House Los Angeles

JRock247-Yoshiki-Japan-House-LA-2018-0123

YOSHIKI stunned an invitation-only audience at Hollywood & Highland with an emotional musical performance at the Japan House Los Angeles grand opening ceremony on August 24th. The event opened with a greeting from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti while George Takei acted as the master of ceremonies with numerous Japanese and U.S. government official in …

Continue reading »

Aug 21 2018

X JAPAN announces Three Deep Red Nights at Makuhari Messe

JRock247-X-Japan-Makuhari-Messe-2018-announce-1

YOSHIKI announced X JAPAN’s new tour “X JAPAN Live in Japan 2018 Three Deep Red Nights at Makuhari Messe” on his Yoshiki Channel broadcast on August 19th, with ticket pre-sales for the September 28-30 dates beginning immediately after the program aired. With an expected audience of 100,000 fans, announcing the three-day event just one month …

Continue reading »

Jul 25 2018

HYDE – Interview (July 2018)

JRock247-HYDE-Whos-Gonna-Save-Us-profile

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”.

Continue reading »

Jul 22 2018

YOSHIKI releases Instagram preview of new Attack on Titan theme

JRock247-Yoshiki-feat-Hyde-Attack-on-Titan-Red-Swan-promo1

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.

Continue reading »

Older posts «