June 25, 2016

X JAPAN Documentary “We Are X” Screened at Film Festivals around the World

Following its screening at the Seattle International Film Festival, Moscow Beats Film Festival, the film also made its way into Shanghai International Film Festival “We Are X” media tour continues, Yoshiki to appear at Guanajuato International Film Festival X JAPAN’s documentary “We Are X” has been nominated for numerous competitions at various renowned film festivals around the world. The film was recently screened at Seattle International Film Festival which ran... Read More

April 23, 2016

YOSHIKI Supports Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Fund

Yoshiki Foundation donates JPY10,000,000 to Japan Red Cross Yoshiki Foundation America, a 501(c)(3) organization, run by the leader of legendary Japanese rock band X JAPAN, announced that the foundation is supporting the efforts of the Japan Red Cross rushing aid those who are affected by the recent Kumamoto Earthquake by donating JPY10,000,000. Yoshiki happened to be in Japan when the deadly earthquake hit Kumamoto and has been following the developing news related to this disaster.... Read More

March 27, 2016

YOSHIKI’s Signature TAMA Drum Set Auctioned for JPY6.04 Million as a 5-Year Commemoration of Biggest Natural Disaster in Japan’s History


Yoshiki’s Efforts for The Great Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Continues…

 Signature TAMA Drum Set Auctioned for JPY6.04 Million as a 5-Year Commemoration of Biggest Natural Disaster in Japan’s History Proceeds to be Donated to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund through Japan Red Cross X Japan’s leader, Yoshiki auctioned his premier special edition of signature TAMA drum set to commemorate the 5 year anniversary of The Great Japan Earthquake and Tsunami on... Read More

March 12, 2016

X JAPAN ANNOUNCE THREE SCREENINGS OF AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY FILM

‘WE ARE X’ AT SXSW FILM FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN, TX: FRIDAY, MARCH 11 (Satellite venue: Marchesa, 6:30p) WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 (Topfer Theater-Zach, 10:45a) FRIDAY, MARCH 18 (Paramount Theatre, 5:30p) Yoshiki To Perform Live At The Paramount Theatre On Friday, March 18 Immediately Following The Screening Of ‘WE ARE X’ ‘WE ARE X’ WINS WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR “BEST EDITING” AT 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL The award-winning, new documentary on the... Read More

February 4, 2016

X JAPAN FORCED TO POSTPONE MARCH 12, 2016 WEMBLEY SHOW DUE TO ILLNESS

DATE NOW RE-SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 4 2017 ALL TICKETS SOLD REMAIN VALID FOR THE NEW DATE Due to completely unforeseen circumstances, X JAPAN have announced that their show at SSE Arena Wembley, scheduled for March 12, 2016, has now been postponed to March 4, 2017. All tickets sold will remain valid for the rescheduled date. X JAPAN’s guitarist, PATA was admitted to the ICU at a hospital in Tokyo on January 15, 2016. He was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition, which included... Read More

February 3, 2016

YOSHIKI Receives Standing Ovation at Sundance Film Festival

At Sundance Film Festival, held in Park City Uta, YOSHIKI had a piano performance at the base camp set to be the closing ceremony on January 22nd. The venue was filled with industry people but when YOSHIKI came up onto the stage, there came a big applause. He played “MIRACLE”’s sound effect, Star Spangled Banner, Forever Love, Swan Lake, Without You, Art of Life (DJ set). He commented on the passing of HIDE before playing Without You, saying “I tried to describe the... Read More

December 31, 2015

X JAPAN’s Documentary Film “We Are X” to Be Premiered at Sundance Film Festival in US.

“We Are X” will be premiered at Sundance Film Festival as a nominee for World Cinema Documentary Category on January 23th (Local Time). “We are X” is a documentary film on X JAPAN’s career. It tells stories about how the band influenced the Japanese rock scene, the death of the members, and Yoshiki’s character. The director,Steven Kijack,who has also directed “Stones in Exile” and “Scot Walker 30th Century Man”, followed X JAPAN for over 1 year.... Read More

November 27, 2015

YOSHIKI’s Breathtaking Performance at 11th Annual Classic Rock Award

Yoshiki opened for the 11th annual Classic Rock Award held on November 11th at Round House in London. YOSHIKI performed QUEEN’s Bohemian Rhapsody, followed by short versions of “WITHOUT YOU” and “ART OF LIFE” for the audience including legendary artists such as Brian Mae from QUEEN, Jimmy Page, Alice Cooper, Iron Maiden, Manic Street Preachers. The performance for 1000 audience including the industry’s executives, was so well-received that Brian Mae, and Alice... Read More

November 26, 2015

X JAPAN’s Earth Quake Relief to be Live-streamed on Nico Nico Live

On November 28th (Sat) , X JAPAN will live stream their first music club show in 24 years “Ishimaki Charity LIVE”. Ishimaki show will be the opening performance for the world tour that follows. As X JAPAN, this is the first music club show in 24 years since Meguro Rokumeikan show on December 31st 1991. This rare show is only for 150 audience but will be available for the world to see as live-stream. Half of the 150 tickets for this charity show have been out for auction and... Read More

October 12, 2015

X JAPAN ANNOUNCES FIRST SINGLE FROM UPCOMING NEW STUDIO ALBUM

X Japan’s First Single “Born To Be Free” To Be Released November 6th. X Japan announced today that the iconic Japanese rock group will release, for the first time ever, a studio recording of their much loved song “Born To Be Free” on November 6th, 2015. The song, which the band has performed live to sold out shows around the world over the years, has never before been released as a studio recording. The new studio recording of the song will appear on X JAPAN’s upcoming... Read More