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  • X JAPAN's YOSHIKI & ToshI to perform in 'HYPER JAPAN Festival 2015' in London

    June 27, 2015 @ 10:42 am

    X JAPAN's YOSHIKI (Dr, Piano) and Toshl (Vo) will be hold a live concert at the event 'HYPER JAPAN Festival 2015' on July 11 in London, England. The live will be titled "YOSHIKI x TOSHI from X JAPAN special show case live", and it will be held on the "HYPER Live! Stage" for about 2,700 people. YOSHIKI has uploaded a video called "Message from Yoshiki - #XDAY coming soon!" onto his official YouTube channel. In the video, he revealed

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  • X JAPAN unleash anime version PV for 'Rusty Nail'

    September 18, 2014 @ 2:03 am

    X JAPAN has unleashed the anime version PV for their song "Rusty Nail" via YOSHIKI's official YouTube account. The video, called "X Japan - Rusty Nail (Anime Version 1994)", was included in the video tape that came with the Limited Edition of their 3-disc best-of album "PERFECT BEST" released back in February of 1999. It features an animated version of YOSHIKI, Toshl, PATA, HEATH, and HIDE. X JAPAN will hold a 2-day Japan live on September 30 an

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  • X JAPAN's YOSHIKI performs at Salesforce.com conference in Tokyo

    October 31, 2013 @ 2:53 pm

    On October 30, rock band X JAPAN's leader YOSHIKI appeared as a guest performer at the "Salesforce.com" event in Tokyo.After performing "Forever Love," he had a talk with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.  During their talk, it was revealed that the two had visited Kyoto on the 29th and YOSHIKI stated, "I made tea for him."YOSHIKI, who plans on spreading Japanese culture throughout the globe starting with activities in Los Angeles, stated to the audie

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  • YOSHIKI donates 'the right to sing X JAPAN's song' for charity auction

    October 27, 2012 @ 2:15 pm

    On October 26, X JAPAN leader YOSHIKI participated in a charity auction celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Make a Wish Foundation Japan” with his donation of “The right to sing X JAPAN's song on YOSHIKI’s piano”. The auction began on a special site hosted by Yahoo!Auctions at 5:30 PM on October 26 and will run for one week until 5:30 PM on November 2. Fans in Japan and overseas can participate in the auction. The winner will receive the

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  • YOSHIKI's dinner date bid is finalized at 37,100 dollars

    September 23, 2012 @ 2:12 pm

    X-JAPAN’s leader, YOSHIKI, participated in a charity auction for America’s biggest volunteer support group “Points of Light”. YOSHIKI auctioned a private dinner with himself, and on September 22nd it was announced that the final bid was $37,100 US dollars. The auction began on September 7th at 9am and went on for two weeks. After this, the winner will be confirmed and the money will be collected. The dinner will take place in Los Angele

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  • X JAPAN wins "Best International Band" at 'Golden Gods Award 2012'

    April 13, 2012 @ 3:47 pm

    On April 11th, rock band X JAPAN won the "Best International Band" award at the music festival, 'Golden Gods Award 2012', in Los Angeles, California. The 'Golden Gods Award' was established back in 2009 by music magazine Revolver, and this marked their 4th time holding the festival. With this, X JAPAN has become the first Asian band to both receive a nomination and to win the award. Other nominees in the "Best International Band" catego

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  • YOSHIKI appears at an event to thank the world for their support of Japan

    March 12, 2012 @ 4:36 am

    On March 10th, X JAPAN’s leader YOSHIKI attended a Japan Consulate-General sponsored event, ‘Tohoku Disaster Support Gratitude Event’ in Los Angeles, as their special guest. At this event, a shocking video of various homes being washed away by the tsunami was displayed on screen. While shedding his tears at this horrific scene, he thanked the world with, “I was touched by various people around the country who were willing to contribute and

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  • YOSHIKI meets his life-sized wax twin at Madame Tussauds Tokyo

    November 11, 2011 @ 2:43 pm

    On November 10th, X JAPAN's leader YOSHIKI visited 'Madame Tussauds Tokyo' to attend the unveiling ceremony for his life-sized, wax doppelganger. The wax figure reportedly cost around 19 million yen (approximately 244,845 USD) to make. After seeing it face-to-face, YOSHIKI commented with a wry smile, "It looks scary, like a ghost." He continued, "Though it's an honor, I have mixed feelings about this.  If there were two of me, we would

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  • X JAPAN holds a live concert in Thailand

    November 9, 2011 @ 5:09 pm

    On November 8th, rock band X JAPAN held a live concert at Impact Arena in Thailand as a part of their first Asia tour. Among the loud cheers of 11,000 people, leader YOSHIKI appeared in a national Thai dress and shouted, "Phom rak khun!! (I love you!!)". The crowd also shook the venue as he performed their national folk song on the piano. Over 300 fans gathered at the airport to welcome the band when they arrived in Thailand on the 7th.

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  • X JAPAN kicks off their Asia tour in Seoul

    October 29, 2011 @ 12:47 pm

    On October 28th, rock band X JAPAN kicked off their first Asia tour at Seoul's Olympic Park Gymnastics Stadium. Standing in front of 10,000 cheering fans, leader YOSHIKI called out, "Sarang hae yo, sarang hae yo! [I love you, I love you!]", before playing the Korean folk song "Arirang" on his piano. Wearing a pink 'hanbok' [traditional Korean clothes], YOSHIKI expressed, "We've dreamed about coming here for a very long time. HIDE and TAIJI

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