Tag Archive: Yoshiki

Feb 07 2019



“ZIPANG”, the latest single from legendary vocalist HYDE, featuring YOSHIKI masterfully tickling the ivories, has finally been released after what has been (for some) a half-year long wait. The ballad debuted during HYDE’s first solo tour in over a decade this past summer and has stunned thousands with its moving message meant to convey “the …

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Jan 21 2019

YOSHIKI to create theme song for new xXx 4 film starring Vin Diesel

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Photo credit: George Pimentel/Getty Images The H Collective has partnered with prolific Japanese composer and musician YOSHIKI on the next installment in the xXx franchise, xXx 4 starring Vin Diesel. The film will feature a theme song with music written by YOSHIKI. xXx 4 is in pre-production with casting currently under way, and principal photography …

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Jan 19 2019

YOSHIKI at SSFF & ASIA Hollywood Red Carpet Event

The 2019 JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles “Short Shorts Film Festival in Hollywood”

YOSHIKI was swarmed by reporters when he appeared at the Hollywood red carpet event for the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & Asia) Film Festival on January 17, 2019, presented by Japan House and the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles. YOSHIKI serves as an advisor for the Japan House organization and …

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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 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 21 2018

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


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 …

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Dec 18 2018

YOSHIKI to make guest appearances on Sarah Brightman’s HYMN World Tour


Sarah Brightman has announced that YOSHIKI will join her live on stage for selected dates of her 2019 HYMN world tour, including concerts at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, The Masonic in San Francisco, and Yokohama Arena in Japan. The digital single of “Miracle” – composed by YOSHIKI, performed …

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Nov 25 2018

HYDE and YOSHIKI pair up for “ZIPANG”


HYDE is dropping his next single, “ZIPANG”, on January 23rd February 6th. The electrifying ballad will feature YOSHIKI on piano as the two artists continue to find new and exciting ways to collaborate following the chart-topping Attack on Titan theme “Red Swan”.

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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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