Tag: Yoshiki

Yoshiki battles himself via Hologram at SXSW

Yoshiki unveiled a never before seen classical concert performance at FLAUNT Magazine’s party celebrating its upcoming List Issue. Yoshiki mesmerized the audience at Austin’s Qui as he performed a piano duel with a hologram of himself, resulting in a passionate and dramatic musical experience

Yoshiki launches Social Toaster page and Grammy contest

(UPDATED) Yoshiki recently announced the start of a Social Toaster contest to allow fans to join together as Team Yoshiki using social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram. Fans can sign up for free to support Yoshiki’s current activities worldwide, and special prizes are awarded for the top supporters. (If you’re just …

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Grammy Museum Unveils Yoshiki Exhibit

Yoshiki Classical World Tour Dates Announced On February 19th, the GRAMMY Museum unveiled their Yoshiki exhibit which puts the influential rock icon’s signature crystal piano, flamboyant wardrobes, and other items on display. The exhibition explores Yoshiki’s fascinating career and follows the museum’s unique collection on Ringo Starr. Yoshiki is the first Asian artist to be …

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X Japan Live Concerts scheduled for Blu-ray release

X Japan will release 6 Blu-ray concert DVDs on September 25. X JAPAN RETURNS 1993.12.30 X JAPAN RETURNS 1993.12.31 X JAPAN aoi yoru (1994.12.30) X JAPAN shiroi yoru (1994.12.31) X JAPAN DAHLIA TOUR FINAL (1996.12.30/31) X JAPAN THE LAST LIVE (1997.12.31)

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Yoshiki Classical (teaser video)

The teaser video for Yoshiki’s upcoming Yoshiki Classical release features an endorsement by famed Beatles producer George Martin, who labels the X Japan leader’s classical composition work as “beautiful.” With clips of Yoshiki composing, playing piano, and even conducting, it’s clear this album is a stirring work of great passion. Yoshiki’s upcoming interview appearance at …

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Yoshiki Interview: Yoshiki Classical

Barks.JP has a great interview with Yoshiki focusing on his upcoming release, Yoshiki Classical. [excerpt] In the case of X JAPAN, you have certain regulations that go along with having drums, piano, and guitar as well as needing to make sure Toshi’s vocals fit with the pieces, but when you as YOSHIKI do classical pieces, …

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Yoshiki live event at Grammy Museum in L.A.

Yoshiki will appear at a special event at Los Angeles’s Grammy Museum on August 26 to discuss his work with X Japan and his new album Yoshiki Classical. Ticket info and press release: http://www.grammymuseum.org/events/detail/the-drop-yoshiki Although known as the founder of Japan’s biggest rock band X Japan and credited as the catalyst for the flamboyant visual …

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Yoshiki unveils wax figure in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Yoshiki, Leader of X Japan, unveils his wax figure in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong HONG KONG (26 May 2012). Yoshiki, leader of legendary visual rock band X Japan, attended the unveiling ceremony of his wax figure in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong today. Mesmerized by the striking resemblance and liveliness of his wax figure which will …

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X Japan wins the “Best International Band” Award at the Golden Gods Awards

X Japan took home the award for Best International Band Wednesday night at the Golden Gods Awards, becoming the first Asian band to ever be nominated for a Golden Gods Award. The band beat out internationally acclaimed Rammstein (Germany), Lacuna Coil (Italy), Sepultura (Brazil), Behemoth (Poland), and Meshuggah (Sweden). “Thank you Revolver. Thank you so …

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X Japan becomes first Asian band nominated for Golden Gods Award

X Japan becomes first Asian band nominated for Golden Gods Award April 5, 2012 – X Japan has been nominated for Best International Band at the Golden Gods Awards alongside Rammstein (Germany), Lacuna Coil (Italy), Sepultura (Brazil), Behemoth (Poland), and Meshuggah (Sweden). X Japan is the first band from Asia to ever be nominated for …

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