NEW SINGLE OUT NOW!

X JAPAN - BORN TO BE FREE 

NEW SINGLE OUT NOW!

X JAPAN - BORN TO BE FREE 

 

LATEST NEWS

 NEWS: Check out the new video for "BORN TO BE FREE" !

NEWS: SUNDANCE SCREENINGS AND PERFORMANCES

 

NEWS: Tune into Yoshiki Channel to see Yoshiki’s live performance on January 22nd at 9pm MST (8pm PST/11pm EST) during the “We Are X” Event at Sundance!

TIME & DATE
 

FESTIVAL BASECAMP KICK OFF CONCERT (PERFORMANCE) 

LOCATION 

7:30PM

FRI 1/22

 

2:30PM 

SAT 1/23

PROSPECTOR SQUARE THEATRE

4PM

SUN 1/24

ASCAP MUSIC CAFE(PERFORMANCE)

6:00 PM
SUN 1/24

TOWER THEATRE (SLC)

10:00 PM
TUE 1/26

RED STONE CINEMA 2

9:00 AM
THUR 1/28

YARROW HOTEL THEATRE

9:15 PM
FRI 1/29

 HOLIDAY VILLAGE CINEMA 2

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: WWW.WEAREXFILM.COM

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

NEWS: X Japan's New Single "Born To Be Free" is out now! Already hitting TOP 10 in over 10 countries!

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 new album, which will be released worldwide on March 11,​ ​2016.

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NEWS: We Are X Documentary Film To Make Its World Premiere at 2016 Sundance Film Festival

 

The film We Are X, directed by Stephen Kijak (Stones In Exile, Scott Walker – 30 Century Man, Backstreet Boys: Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of) and produced by John Battsek’s UK-based Passion Pictures, producers of the Oscar-winning One Day in Septemberand Searching For Sugar Man, will make its world premiere in th​e​ World Cinema Documentary Competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. We Are X is a feature documentary about X Japan and its singular three decade-long evolution. The premiere marks the first time that a Japanese rock band has been the focus of a film to play in competition at the World Cinema documentary category. The 2016 Sundance Film Festival takes place January 21-31 in Park City, Utah.
SUNDANCE >

NEWS: X JAPAN ANNOUNCES NEW STUDIO ALBUM RELEASE DATE, #XDAY SSE ARENA WEMBLEY CONCERT EVENT AND FILM PREMIERE

 NEWS: Meet Yoshiki Backstage at His Concert on March 12 in London, Plus Concert Tickets and Soundcheck Party Access

Yoshiki Foundation is offering a lucky fan and their guest the chance to an exclusive, intimate one on one conversation with Yoshiki backstage after his upcoming UK concert at SSE Arena, Wembley on March 12, 2016.
AUCTION CLOSING BID: USD19,550.00
Proceeds from this item will benefit MusiCares®.
GO TO AUCTION​

 ARTICLE: X Japan Raises Over $200,000 for Tsunami Charity; All Shows Sold Out!

ARTICLE: X JAPAN's YOSHIKI PLAYS BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

ARTICLE: YOSHIKI, X JAPAN: 10 DRUMMERS THAT BLEW MY MIND

NEWS: Check out the "Last Knights" trailer (featuring X Japan's "Born To Be Free")

 

 

NEWS: ​Yoshiki helps celebrate historic announcement with live performance at London's Roundhouse

 

 

 

VIDEO: XDAY VIDEO VER.2 - March 12, 2016 

NEWS: X Japan - SSE Arena, Wembley - March 12, 2016

NEWS: Yoshiki Guest of honor at Comikaze 2015​​

Saturday October 31st, Yoshiki sit’s down with legendary comic book author Stan Lee for a panel discussion at his Comikaze Expo at the LA Convention Center to talk about their upcoming motion graphic novel for Blood Red Dragon.
10/31/2015- 11:30am, Hot Topic Main Stage, Los Angeles Convention Center
 

NEWS: Yoshiki premiered his long awaited Yoshikimono 1st collection

READ MORE 

YOSHIKIMONO.COM

NEWS: YOSHIKI HOSTS CHARITY GALA IN JAPAN WITH 72 GLOBAL CONTESTANTS OF MISS INTERNATIONAL!

Miss International, one of the world’s largest pageants, has partnered with Yoshiki to host a charity gala on Oct 23, 2015 in an effort to spread the message of world peace. Proceeds from an auction held at the gala will be donated to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) through Yoshiki Foundation America. 
Yoshiki will auction off stage costumes, a kimono from YOSHIKIMONO (designed by Yoshiki) and a backstage meet-and-greet with Yoshiki on the upcoming X JAPAN JAPAN TOUR. For further details visit

NEWS: X Japan adds Tour Dates!

X Japan kicks off their Japan tour in Ishinomaki.

X Japan begins their Japan tour in Ishinomaki, honoring Yoshiki’s promise back in September 2013 to return to the city and perform a charity concert.

Only 150 tickets are available for this intimate show with proceeds going to Central Community Chest of Japan.

75 tickets will be auctioned on Yahoo! Japan while the other 75 tickets will remain free for residents in Ishinomaki, Higashimatsuyama, and Onagawa. Residents of these cities can enter to win a ticket on the Yahoo! Japan auction site.
The Auction has started! Visit the auction site HERE to place your bid.
VENUE LINK
Dec 2,3,4 Yokohama Arena —> SOLD OUT
Dec. 14 Nagoya Gaishi Hall —> SOLD OUT
Additional tour dates released: Yokohama Arena on Dec 1st and Nagoya Gaishi Hall on Dec 15th.
A Full Tour Schedule
 

NEWS: YOSHIKIMONO at ​Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO 2016

Japan Fashion Week Organization announces YOSHIKIMONO as the Finalé Collection of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO 2016 S/S. The long-awaited debut collection of YOSHIKIMONO will finally be unveiled on October 17th 2015 during Tokyo Fashion Week.
Tokyo Fashion Week Official SNS Accounts:
FACEBOOK 
TWITTER 
INSTAGRAM

NEWS: ​JUST ANNOUNCED​ X JAPAN will perform at MUSIC STATION ウルトラFES! Live On Air Sep 23rd (Wed) 12PM Japan Time

NEWS: Special Travel Packages Offer Fans Easy Access to March 12th London #XDAY Events​​

NEWS: YOSHIKI Mobile

NEWS: YOU CAN JOIN YOSHIKI CHANNEL HERE (JAPAN ONLY)

NEWS: YOU CAN JOIN YOSHIKI CHANNEL HERE (JAPAN ONLY)

LOUDWIRE

 NEWS: Message from Yoshiki - #XDAY coming soon!

 

NEWS: All 3 shows are SOLD OUT before tickets went public!

 NEWS: Yoshiki and Ambassador John Roos at New Economy Summit 2015

NEWS: GRAMMY.COM LOOKS BACK AT THE BEST OF 2014

NEWS: Dear X Japan fans. Congrats! YOU WON the Most Devoted Fans Award! We Are X!!!

NEWS: YOSHIKI AWARDS TWO HIGHEST BIDDERS TO A PRIVATE DINNER TO BENEFIT THE GRAMMY FOUNDATION® AND MUSICARES® SECOND ANNUAL CHARITYBUZZ VIP EXPERIENCE.

LOS ANGELES, CA, DECEMBER 10, 2014 – Yoshiki has partnered with the Grammy Foundation® and MusiCares® to participate in the second annual Charitybuzz VIP experience auction. Yoshiki’s VIP fan experience was originally to be awarded to just one bidder, but in an effort to maximize fundraising and recognize the generosity of his fans, he ultimately decided to award the two highest bidders. They each won an individual, private dinner with Yoshiki and helped raise a record $62,000 for the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares. Yoshiki’s VIP fan experience was part of an incredible range of artists who participated including, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Hunter Hayes all to benefit programs and services of the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares. 

ARTICLE: X JAPAN'S INCREDIBLE RIDE | ROLLINGSTONE

30 years after forming in a suburb of Tokyo, the kings of Japanese glam rock are finally ready to take Madison Square Garden

"We have too much drama..."
ROLLING STONE 

ARTICLE: X Japan Takes Madison Square Garden By Rainstorm | BILLBOARD

There was Yoshiki, principal songwriter, brutalizing percussionist and virtuosic pianist of X Japan, standing on his drum throne, casting a shadow that was, via the jumbotron behind him, framed with fluttering, demonic wings, like the final boss in a video game. The technical exactitude that allowed that moment to happen -- planning where and how the star would stand, and illustrating the projections to match it exactly -- were in full supply at the band's much-advertised return to New York at Madison Square Garden on Saturday (Oct. 11)...
BILLBOARD 

YOUTUBE:  YOSHIKI TALKS ABOUT X JAPAN'S UPCOMING MSG SHOW

NEWS: 'WE ARE X' WON SUNDANCE WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR BEST EDITING

 

NEWS: FORCED TO POSTPONE MARCH 12, 2016 WEMBLEY SHOW DUE TO ILLNESS. DATE NOW RE-SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 4, 2017

 

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 original tickets sold will be honored at the new 2017 date.

 

PATA (guitarist) was admitted to the ICU at a hospital in Tokyo on January 15, 2016. He was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition, which included a severe blood clot. He recently came out of the ICU and his condition has thankfully stabilized, however his doctors do not consider him fit to fly until he has made a full recovery. 

 

After much discussion, X JAPAN has announced a suspension of their current performance commitments, which include the Wembley show. Given the unfortunate circumstances, the release of X JAPAN’s new album, scheduled for a March 11, 2016 has also been postponed. Expect a rescheduled worldwide release date for their as-yet-untitled new album to be announced soon.

 

Additional info

NEWS: X JAPAN NEW MUSIC DOCUMENTARY FILM ‘WE ARE X’ ACCEPTED TO SXSW FILM FESTIVAL MARCH 11-19 IN AUSTIN, TX | SCREENINGS AND YOSHIKI PERFORMANCE CONFIRMED

'We Are X' has been accepted to the SXSW Film Festival happening March 11-19 in Austin, TX. The documentary will be shown as part of SXSW Film Festival’s “24 Beats Per Second” which showcases the sounds, culture and influence of music and musicians with an emphasis on documentary and is open to both music and film badgeholders. ‘WE ARE X’ is the only documentary accepted to both the SXSW and Sundance Film Festivals this year.

 

 

Friday, March 11 
Screening | 6:30PM - 8:04PM 
Satellite Venue: Marchesa

6226 Middle Fiskville Rd

 

Wednesday, March 16 
Screening | 10:45AM - 12:19PM

Topfer Theatre at ZACH 
1510 Toomey Rd

 

Friday, March 18 
Screening | 5:30PM - 7:04PM

Music Performance by Yoshiki | 7:10PM - 7:50PM 

Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Ave

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

 

WWW. WEAREXFILM.COM

NEWS: WATCH THE OFFICIAL FILM TRAILER FOR 'WE ARE X' 

NEWS: ’Japan House' project explained in Los Angeles - YOSHIKI appointed as advisor.

NEWS: Yoshiki to donate his special drum set for a charity auction as a 5-Year Commemoration of 3.11 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

PHOTO GALLERY: SXSW 2016

REVIEWS:

ARTICLE:

AUCTION CLOSING BID: US$55,749.20

NEWS: YOSHIKI AT NEW ECONOMY SUMMIT 2016

Yoshiki was invited as a  guest speaker at the New Economy Summit on April 7, 2016

for more information visit the NEST website

 

NEWS: YOSHIKIMONO EXHIBITION IN KYOTO

NEWS: VOTE FOR YOSHIKITTY IN THE SANRIO CHARACTER RANKING. 

ARTICLE: YOSHIKI donates 10 million yen to support Kumamoto earthquake victims

ARTICLE: X JAPAN's yoshiki on pain, Loss, prince and the band's first album in twenty years.

NEWS: YOSHIKI SIGNATURE SNARE DRUM 

NEWS: X JAPAN DOCUMENTARY FILM 'WE ARE X' SELECTED FOR MORE FILM FESTIVALS AROUND THE WORLD.

サンリオキャラクター大賞にエントリー中のyoshikittyを応援するため、YOSHIKIがSanrio GiftGateアドホック新宿店訪問。

当日は、Yoshikittyグッズも店頭に並びますので、500円(税抜)お買上げでもらえる投票チップ(最高20枚)をゲットし、皆でyoshikittyを応援しましょう!!YOSHIKI訪問は、6/11(土)19時ごろです。

 

YOSHIKI CHANNEL

 

YOSHIKI will visit the store June 11th around 7pm Tokyo local time.

 

In conjunction with the Sanrio Character Ranking, Yoshiki will visit GiftGate Adhoc Shunjuku Store to support Yoshikitty.

 

NEWS: "Lady's X" An Audition for A New Visual-kei Movement

YOSHIKI will be producing a new Visual-kei girls band “Lady's X” for making a new movement! 

 

The new members selected through an audition will debut at a huge Visual-kei live event, which will be fully produced by YOSHIKI. 

 

The Audition will be followed closely and will be aired on the famous News program “Mezamashi TV"

 

Check the Lady's X Official Website for details

 

NEWS: YOSHIKI CHANNEL『We Are X』映画祭SP・第4章 〜「上海国際映画祭」からYOSHIKI緊急ビデオ電話生中継〜

世界最高峰の米国「サンダンス映画祭」「SXSW」、ロシア「Beat Film Festival」を熱狂させ、留まることない快進撃で世界を席巻する、X JAPANのドキュメンタリー映画「We Are X」。

 

第4弾としてYOSHIKIさんが向かう先は、中国「上海国際映画祭」。

今回も、国境を超えた前代未聞の密着ゲリラ生中継が緊急決定!

 

予想外のハプニングが続出し、波乱万丈な中継となったサンダンス、サウスバイサウスウエスト、ロシア。アジア最大の魔都・上海ではいったい何が起こるのか?

 

6/18(土) 17:30(JST)〜 生放送!

 

YOSHIKI CHANNEL 

 

VIDEO/GALLERY: YOSHIKI VISITS SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 

NEWS: 超・夜行性YOSHIKIが朝(昼)のショーに挑戦!「BREAKFAST (LUNCH) WITH #YOSHIKI IN TOKYO 2016 〜YOSHIKIと朝食を〜」今年も開催決定!

プレミアムディナーショー「EVENING  WITH #YOSHIKI 2016」が応募殺到により、一般発売前にソールドアウト!

 

ファンの皆様からの熱い要望にお応えし、9月3日東京公演の昼に追加公演「BREAKFAST(LUNCH) WITH #YOSHIKI〜YOSHIKIと朝食を〜」が緊急決定しました。

 

Details : YOSHIKI MOBILE

NEWS: 'WE ARE X' DOCUMENTARY FILM SELECTED FOR GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN MEXICO

 

FILM SCREENINGS:

 

6 PM                     Teatro Juarez         

THUR  7/28

 

9PM                        Alhondiga

Thur 7/28             (Yoshiki Performance)

 

MORE INFO

 

OFFICIAL "WE ARE X"  WEBSITE

NEWS: VOTE FOR X JAPAN ON THE TOKYO JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE'S  JAPANESE MUSIC RANKING POLL 

 

NEWS: YOSHIKI CHANNEL 伝説対談SP 第5弾 〜X JAPAN YOSHIKI☓LUNA SEA頂上対談!RYUICHI&J緊急参戦〜

 

 

 前代未聞の豪華対談が大反響を巻き起こし続ける「伝説対談スペシャル」。

 

今回のゲストには、かつてYOSHIKIさんが主宰するエクスタシーレコードから衝撃的なデビューを果たし、伝説のバンドとして共に時代を築き上げてきたLUNA SEAより、RYUICHIさんとJさんが緊急参戦決定!

 

史上最狂のロックフェス・LUNATIC FEST.から1年の時を経て、 LUNA SEAがついにニコニコ生放送に降臨。

 

7/1(金) 19:00(JST)〜 生放送!

 

YOSHIKI CHANNEL

 

 

 

NEWS: NEW LINE "YOSHIIKI" STICKERS AVAILABLE!

2nd edition "YOSHIKI" stickers now available on LINE

 

DOWNLOAD HERE

NEWS: SANRIO RANKING 2016 - YOSHIKITTY #7  IN THE "OVERALL RANKING" AND #3 ON THE "PET RANKING". 

 

MORE INFO ON SANRIO AND YOSHIKI CHANNEL

NEWS: NEW PERFUME "BATTRE SANG" (PRODUCED BY YOSHIKI) NOW AVAILABLE

NICONICO : YOSHIKI 重大発表 緊急記者会見を生中継

 

7月25日(月)、「重大発表 緊急記者会見」の開催が決定。

 

YOSHIKI CHANNELでは、超重大な発表がされる予定という緊急記者会見の様子を生中継。

さらに、会見直後のYOSHIKIさん緊急生出演も実施予定です。 

 

超重大発表とは一体? 歴史的に日となるであろうこの放送を、お見逃しなく! 

 

 

NICO NICO

NEWS : VISUAL JAPAN SUMMIT 2016 Powered by Rakuten

 

 

MORE INFO AND TICKETS ON VISUAL-JAPAN.COM

『We Are X』映画祭SP・第5章 〜メキシコ「グ・グアナジュアト国際映画祭」からYOSHIKI緊急パフォーマンス&ビデオ電話生中継〜

 

 

その快進撃は留まることなく世界を席巻中する、X JAPANのドキュメンタリー映画「We Are X」。

 

メキシコ「グ・グアナジュアト国際映画祭」から、世界を股にかけた前代未聞の生中継が緊急決定!なんと今回は、サンダンス〜 SXSW以来となる、YOSHIKIさんのパフォーマンス生中継も決定。

 

南米最大の「グ・グアナジュアト国際映画祭」では、一体どんな衝撃が訪れるのか?

 

現在進行形の歴史の生き証人となる、この生放送をお見逃しなく!

 

NICO NICO

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