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Apr 17 2018

X JAPAN makes “epic” debut at Coachella 2018

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X JAPAN made their Coachella debut on April 14 — YOSHIKI’s first major concert on drums since the band headlined SSE Wembley Arena in London last year — with a hard-rocking set that drew praise from music fans and media alike.

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Apr 14 2018

YOSHIKI returns to drums for 10th Anniversary of X Japan’s reunion

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X Japan drummer/pianist YOSHIKI performed his first full concerts on drums following last year’s emergency spinal disc replacement surgery on April 10 and 11 at Zepp DiverCity in Tokyo, warming up for the band’s debut performance at Coachella tonight, April 14.

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Mar 21 2018

X Japan partners with L.A.’s Grammy Museum for We Are X screening

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As X JAPAN prepares to return to the U.S. next month for their debut performances at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, the group has partnered with the Grammy Museum for a special screening of the award-winning documentary film We Are X.

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Mar 08 2018

X JAPAN announces 10th Anniversary of Reunion PREMIUM GIGS

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Special Pre-Coachella concerts at Zepp DiverCity in Tokyo will feature guest guitarists Richard Fortus (Guns N’ Roses) and Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit) on the 10th anniversary of X Japan’s 2008 reunion at Tokyo Dome.

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Feb 15 2018

X Japan named SSE Wembley Arena’s top concert of 2017

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X Japan’s 2017 London concert has been crowned “Best Event” at The SSE Arena, Wembley in the SSE Live Awards. Over one million votes were placed across SSE’s three sponsored venues to determine this year’s winner. The X Japan World Tour came out on top after securing over 36% of the public vote from an …

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Jan 23 2018

YOSHIKI returns to Russia for We Are X premiere events

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YOSHIKI will visit Moscow for the Russian theatrical premiere of We Are X on January 29. The award-winning film will be shown in a special double-feature event featuring renowned Russian rock band Mumiy Troll, and YOSHIKI will participate in a live Q&A after the film. The Moscow premiere is a part of the “Year of …

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Jan 02 2018

X Japan returns to USA for Coachella 2018 debut

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Just days after YOSHIKI’s dramatic return to the drums on Kouhaku Uta Gassen on New Year’s Eve, X JAPAN has announced their return to the U.S. this spring (Saturday, April 14, Saturday, April 21) for their debut performances at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California.

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Jan 02 2018

Yoshiki surprises worldwide audience with Kouhaku drum performance

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Yoshiki, leader of X Japan, made his return to the drums during a live television broadcast on New Year’s Eve, shocking the audience of the popular Japanese television program Kouhaku Uta Gassen with a rocking drum performance just over six months after his neck surgery last May. X Japan’s appearance at the 68th annual Kouhaku, …

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Dec 14 2017

X Japan documentary We Are X dominates Japan’s home video charts

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X Japan launched its official Instagram account this week to commemorate the Japanese DVD/Blu-ray release of We Are X on December 13. The band’s award-winning documentary film is currently dominating this week’s charts, earning the #1 spot on Amazon, iTunes, and other retailers. X Japan Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xjapanofficial We Are X International Website: http://wearexfilm.com We …

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Nov 10 2017

We Are X Special Edition Blu-ray to be released December 13

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The December 13th Japanese Blu-ray and DVD release of the award-winning X Japan documentary We Are X will come in three editions – the Collectors Edition, the Special Edition, and the Standard Edition. The Blu-ray Collectors Edition will include exclusive gold commemorative packaging able to be wall-mounted for decoration, available as both a 3-disc and …

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