Tag: Yoshiki

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

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 …

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YOSHIKI reveals YOSHIKI CLASSICAL 2018 dates plus Sarah Brightman collaboration

YOSHIKI — composer, classically trained pianist, rock drummer, and leader of rock group X JAPAN — accepted an invitation to meet with the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan in Tokyo on September 13, 2018, conducting the 90-minute conference entirely in English for the room filled to capacity by foreign news agencies stationed in Japan. YOSHIKI …

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YOSHIKI donates 10 miilion yen to Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake relief

YOSHIKI has donated 10 million yen to the areas affected by the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake. Upon receiving the news of the large scale damage caused by the Hokkaido earthquake on September 6, which brought more destruction to Japan following Typhoon Jebi two days earlier on September 4, YOSHIKI posted a message of support on …

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

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 …

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YOSHIKI gives inspiring performance with young blind drummer at Budokan

YOSHIKI made his first appearance on Japan’s 24 Hour Television’s “Love Saves the Earth” on Sunday, August 26th, with a moving performance on the stage of Nippon Budokan alongside a blind 11-year old boy.

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YOSHIKI gives special performance in Hollywood for Japan House Los Angeles

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 …

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X JAPAN announces Three Deep Red Nights at Makuhari Messe

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 …

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YOSHIKI makes surprise Fuji Rock appearance with Skrillex

On Saturday, July 28, YOSHIKI made a surprise appearance on stage with internationally famous DJ and producer Skrillex at one of Japan’s biggest outdoor music events, Fuji Rock Festival ’18, held at Naeba Ski Resort in Niigata, Japan. The 40,000 fans at the main stage were shocked by YOSHIKI’s arrival, but soon began cheering and …

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HYDE – Interview (July 2018)

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”.

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YOSHIKI releases Instagram preview of new Attack on Titan theme

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.

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