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Yoshiki to donate special drum set for charity auction as 5-year commemoration of the Great Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

March 15, 2016 @ 10:29 am
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On March 11 Japan local time, X Japan's leader Yoshiki donated his premier special

edition of signature TAMA drum set for a charity auction to commemorate Japan's 5 year

memorial of the Great East Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011. (*see below for details)


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The drum set will include Yoshiki's autographed signature drum sticks. If the winner

resides in Japan and is able to pick up the item in Tokyo, Yoshiki will personally hand them

over to the winner, and they will be granted a photo op with Yoshiki.


This charity auction is presented by Yoshiki Foundation America, a 501(c)(3) organization,and will be hosted by Yahoo Auction Japan. The online auction will kick off around noon,Monday, March 14 Japan time and end around 11PM on March 21 Japan local time. Thisauction is open to worldwide users and the entire proceeds from the final bid will bedonated to Japan Red Cross for the Great East Japan Earthquake relief fund.


X JAPAN and Yoshiki have continuously done charitable work, including donating musical

instruments and helping build music rooms for children affected by the Kobe Earthquake in

1995, the 2009 Sichuan earthquake in China, and much more. Yoshiki put his own favorite

"crystal" piano up for auction in 2011 as well as donating X Japan's entire performance

fee at one of Japan's biggest summer festivals a-nation to help provide aid for the

Japanese earthquake and Tsunami. Most recently in 2015, X Japan kicked off their Japan

Tour at a club size venue in Ishinomaki City, a city that was most severely affected by the3.11 disaster where they held a charity concert performing to a very small crowd of 150people. Seventy five tickets were gifted to the selected local fans and the remaining tickets wereauctioned off on a charity auction site, raising 28 million JPY. Proceeds were donated toCentral Community Chest of Japan to help aid the children in need who were affected bythe disaster.


X JAPAN recently announced a suspension of their current performance commitments dueto band member Pata's sudden illness.


YOSHIKI'S DRUM SET INCLUDES:






[Drum Set (Black Color)]

TAMA Bass Drum 24" x 18" (X JAPAN LOGO HEAD)

TAMA Bass Drum 24" x 18" (X JAPAN LOGO HEAD)

TAMA TamTam 10" x 10"

TAMA TamTam 12" x 12"

TAMA TamTam 13" x 13"

TAMA TamTam 14" x 14"

TAMA FloorTam 16" x 16"

TAMA FloorTam 18" x 18"

TAMA Snear Drum 14" x 6.5" (Crome Color)


[Kick Pedals]
TAMA IRON COBRA x 2

[Cymbals]

A ZILDJIAN HI-Hats Top Quick Beat 14"

A ZILDJIAN HI-Hats Bottom Quick Beat 14"

A ZILDJIAN China LOW?18"

A ZILDJIAN Rock Crash 18"

A ZILDJIAN Rock Crash 18"

A ZILDJIAN Medium Rock Crash 18"

K ZILDJIAN K Ride 20"

A ZILDJIAN China HI 18"


[Stand]

TAMA Cymbal Stand x 5

TAMA Hi-Hats Stand x 1

TAMA Tam Stand x 1

TAMA Tam Holder x 2


[Drum Chair]

TAMA Drum Throne


[Sticks]

TAMA Signature Sticks Yoshiki Model 1 (Autographed by Yoshiki)

Auction begins: Monday March 14th around 12PM

Auction ends: Monday, March 21st around 11PM

Auction Website:http://reuse.yahoo.co.jp/archives/311charity/2016/yoshiki.html


- Auction item is being stored in Japan. The shipping fee across countries and

custom duties will be at owner's expense

- If the winner requests Yoshiki's presence to receive the drum kit, time and place will

be discussed at a later time before confirmation.

YOSHIKI FOUNDATION AMERICA Official Website:

http://www.yoshikifoundationamerica.org/

YOSHIKI Official Website:

http://www.yoshiki.net/

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