X-Japan's YOSHIKI appeared as a surprise guest last week (Dec. 11) during the Tokyo Dome performance of KISS’s “End of the Road World Tour.” He shocked the audience by performing piano and drums for two songs during the encore of KISS’s only Tokyo show on the band’s “Final Tour Ever.” YOSHIKI will also perform with KISS at their Osaka performance at the Kyocera Dome on December 17, 2019. YOSHIKI – composer, classically trained pianist, rock drummer, and leader of the rock ban
Life of a Japanese Rock Star – a new documentary series, is slated to premiere on YouTube Originals—the global, streaming platform from YouTube where you can discover original series and movies from today’s hottest talent—in March, 2020. YOSHIKI was hand-picked by YouTube Originals as part of a select group of internationally-renowned artists such as Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, BTS, Robert Downey Jr., Will Smith, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, Mark Ronson, Dwayne
Yoshiki of Japanese superstars X JAPAN has revealed to Consequence Of Sound that the band's first album in 22 years will include a collaboration with Marilyn Manson. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 1996's "Dahlia" was recorded at Yoshiki's private Los Angeles studio and apparently has been in the works for almost 10 years. "I know it's a long time, but when you listen to the sound, you'll understand why it took that long," Yoshiki said. "Ninety-nine percent of the songs are
Legendary Japanese rock group X JAPAN will return to the U.S. this spring (Saturday, April 14, Saturday, April 21) for its debut performances at the Coachella Music And Arts Festival in Indio, California.
Returning to the states after major concerts at Lollapalooza (2010) and headlining Madison Square Garden (2014), Coachella 2018 will mark the dramatic return to drumming for the band's creative leader Yoshiki. After his emergency surgery last May to replace a cervical vert
The rock and metal community have been very good over the years about chipping in when there are those in need, and X Japan leader Yoshiki is paying it forward to hurricane victims in the U.S. after so many American fans stepped up to help out when Japan was hit by a tsunami in 2011. The musician has donated $100,000 to the MusiCares organization that will be used immediately toward helping fund relief efforts on the ground of the recent hurricane tragedies in the U.S. The do
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