TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st AT 10:00AM Internationally renowned rock icons X Japan announced today that tickets for their highly anticipated October 11th concert at Madison Square Garden will go on sale this Friday at 10:00AM EDT at The Madison Square Garden concert event is sponsored by New York Comic Con. X Japan, led by co-founder, drummer, pianist and songwriter Yoshiki, will return to New York City for their... Read More

The Ticket Drawing for YOSHIKI’s First show after 12 Years Goes Highly Competitive at the Rate of 1/300! Live-Viewing Opportunity Has Been Announced.

YOSHIKI from the Japanese rock band “X” will hold his first solo show after 12 years on June 16th in Tokyo and 17th in Osaka. Winning rate for ticket drawings has gone highly competitive to 1/300. The show at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Place will be broadcasted live at theaters. His solo world tour “Yoshiki Classical World Tour” starting in April took place in the US, Mexico, Russia, Germany, France, and Britain at traditional concert halls. Since the 6th, the tour has gone... Read More

X JAPAN Releases the Digital Version of Their World-wide Best Album, Before the Physical CD Release Date, Including “Without You”, a Song Written for HIDE.

X JAPAN celebrates the 25th anniversary of their major debut in 1989. To celebrate this anniversary, they finally announced the worldwide release of their first long-awaited best album! Furthermore, before the CD release on June 17th (Tue), digital version of “X JAPAN WORLD BEST”, including different content from that of physical CD version, will be available on iTunes®Store from May 21st (Wed) in 111 countries around the world!! THE WORLD~X JAPAN Hatsuno Sekai Best~ Release... Read More

X JAPAN Performing at Madison Square Garden and Releasing the First Best Album Distributed World-wide.

The leader of X JAPAN, YOSHIKI announced a delightful news for fans in the middle of his solo world tour, “YOSHIKI Classical World Tour” (13 shows in 10 countries). Starting from Costa Mesa in USA (April 25th), the tour is going to San Francisco, Mexico, Moscow, Berlin, Paris , London, Shang-hi, Bangkok, Taipei, Tokyo and Osaka. The chemistry of YOSHIKI’s piano, strings, and guest vocal has been drawing fans attention from all over the world. He also performed the theme... Read More

Global Artist Yoshiki Pens Theme Song for Globally Anticipated SAINT SEIYA (a.k.a Knights of the Zodiac) Film. World’s hottest collaboration finally a reality.

We are pleased to announce that Yoshiki, leader of globally renowned band X Japan, has written the worldwide theme song for the new movie version of SAINT SEIYA (a.k.a Knights of the Zodiac), brought to film to honor the 40th anniversary Masami Kurumada’s passionate career as a manga creator. SAINT SEIYA was a highly popular series in the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump in 1985-1990. The manga was made into anime and broadcast on television only nine months after it... Read More

Announcing the arrival of Yoshiki’s solo world tour to Japan!

Yoshiki will be performing in Tokyo for the first time in 12 years, and will be staging his first ever performance in Osaka! On April 3rd (in Tokyo), Yoshiki of XJAPAN announced the release of his first solo world tour (#YoshikiClassicalWorldTour), and will finally be performing in Tokyo, Osaka, and Taipei, adding to his performances in the US, Mexico, Russia, Germany, France, England, China, and Thailand. Last year, Yoshiki’s first solo album in almost 8 years, “Yoshiki... Read More

For the First Time in History, YOSHIKI Plays with Virtual YOSHIKI Visualized by Hologram! Finally, The Performance Will Be Published on YouTube!

On March 14th (CT), Yoshiki from X-Japan made his first appearance at the world’s largest music convention, SXSW(South by South West), and the performance ended as a big success. After the event, America’s leading fashion magazine “FLAUNT” hosted a party, and there were two of Yoshiki’s crystal piano. This history-making performance by Yoshiki and virtual Yoshiki by hologram surprised all the fans and impressed all the attendees. Now this double Yoshiki... Read More

YOSHIKI, Introduced His Mourning Song to All Disaster Struck Area of the World & Great Performance with Virtual YOSHIKI

On March 14th (Texas Local Time), YOSHIKI of X JAPAN attended the SXSW (South By South West), one of world`s largest music convention, for the first time. SXSW is the world’s largest event consisting Music, Film, and Interactive, and is held every year in March at Austin of Texas, USA, and this will be their 28th year. YOSHIKI announced his first Solo World Tour on February 19th at the Grammy Museum of Los Angeles. He had been offerd from the SXSW sponsor many times, and... Read More


From March 9, SYNC MUSIC JAPAN participated in SXSW Interactive and started holding JAPAN PAVILION. At JAPAN PAVILION, music, anime, and various kinds of start-up tech companies are exhibiting their content and service. 5 Japanese bands will perform the live in “Japan Nite”, and also YOSHIKI makes his first appearance at the live of SXSW on 14th. Furthermore, big graphic panels of YOSHIKI and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu displayed at JAPAN PAVILION are capturing the spotlight from... Read More


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 honored with an exhibition by The GRAMMY Museum. Last night – which was hosted by comic book legend Stan Lee and head of music at William Morris... Read More