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Press Release: Yoshiki reveals special collaboration YOSHIKISS T-Shirt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2017 Yoshiki — drummer, pianist, composer, and producer of X Japan — has revealed a special, limited-edition collaboration YOSHIKISS T-shirt on his official web store:...


Press Release: X Japan Documentary “We Are X” Available on USA Home Video April 25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2017 WE ARE X, the award-winning rock-n-roll documentary about one of the most successful bands in history, arrives on Blu-Ray™, DVD and Digital HD on...


Press Release: BRATS Announce Double-Single CD at “Reborn” Concert Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2017 BRATS will release a double-single CD on June 21, 2017, featuring their new songs “Ainikoiyo” (theme from the anime To Be Hero) and “Nounai...


Press Release: URBANGARDE releases twisted Christmas live album Tenshi de Akuma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2017 Urbangarde will release their first live album Urbangarde 2016 Xmas Special Hall Live Tenshi De Akuma (“Angel and Devil”) on April 12, 2017. The...


Press Release: exist†trace Jyou & miko launch Civarize fashion campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2016 exist†trace members Jyou (vo.) and miko (vo./gt.) appear as models for the Japanese fashion brand CIVARIZE 2017 Spring Season Collection, with limited in-store flyers...


Press Release: X Japan “We Are X” In-Store Signing Event at Tower Records, Yoshiki Wows Fans With Surprise Visit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2017 X Japan held their first signing event in Japan in 29 years at Tower Records Shibuya on March 17, 2017, for 300 lucky fans...


Press Release: X Japan Shuts Down London For HMV Signing Event, Takes Top Spot On UK Rock Chart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2017 On Saturday, March 4, X Japan performed their first major show of 2017 on #XDAY at SSE Arena, Wembley, following the release of their...


X Japan at Wembley Arena 2017 (Gallery)

X JAPAN SSE Arena WEMBLEY (London) March 4th, 2017


Press Release: BRATS release MV for Slaveman theme Nounai Shoukyo Game (“Brain Erase Game”)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2017 Japanese girls rock band BRATS have released their new music video “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (“Brain Erase Game”), the theme song from the upcoming film...


VKH Press: Interview with exist†trace (2016)

Jyou: “I believe magic exists. The power of a person to make others happy must be magic.” Link:


Press Release: X Japan Reveals Wembley Arena VIP Packages and Exclusive Film Cut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2017 X Japan will screen a special 60-minute cut of the acclaimed documentary film We Are X as part of the band’s #XDAY activities on...


JaME: Interview with exist†trace (2017)

Omi: “I made ‘Yoake no Hikari’ because I wanted to express my current feelings. However difficult the reality is or however deep the darkness is, the suffering or the wall...


Press Release: X Japan to Release We Are X Film Soundtrack Worldwide on March 3, UK/Japan Premiere Dates Announced

We Are X Soundtrack To Be Released March 3 Via Sony Music’s Legacy Recordings Critically Acclaimed We Are X Film to Open in Japan and UK in March X Japan...


JRock247: Interview with exist†trace (2017)

What’s the theme at the center of Royal Straight Magic? miko: “The title comes from a ‘royal straight’ in poker, and the feeling that happens when you draw that hand....


Reviews: exist†trace – Royal Straight Magic

“Royal Straight Magic is bursting with energy from the unrelenting drumming, bountiful guitar melodies, bass rhythms and melodic vocals!” JaME: “exist†trace’s Royal Straight Magic is a dose of pure...