Press Releases


Press Release: YOSHIKI Donates $100,000.00 To Help Displaced Hurricane Victims Through MusiCares

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2017 On October 9, 2017, YOSHIKI donated $100,000.00 to help get immediate aid to hurricane victims in the United States and its territories. YOSHIKI delivered...


Press Release: Yoshiki chosen to headline 10-hour long Music Station Ultra Fes 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2017 Backed by a live orchestra, Yoshiki was invited to perform the closing song at TV Asahi’s “Music Station Ultra Fes 2017″ on Monday, September...


Press Release: Yoshiki announces We Are X European promotion tour

September 15, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Passion Pictures and X Japan have announced that the critically acclaimed film WE ARE X about Japan’s most successful rock band of all time...


Press Release: Yoshiki makes surprise appearance at Vogue Fashion’s Night Out 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2017 On September 9, 2017, YOSHIKI made a special guest appearance during the opening ceremonies of VOGUE FASHION’S NIGHT OUT 2017, sponsored by Condé Nast...


Press Release: Yoshiki completes sold-out 2017 Dinner Show tour in Tokyo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2017 On Saturday, September 2, “EVENING WITH YOSHIKI 2017 IN NAGOYA & OSAKA & TOKYO JAPAN” ushered in its final day at the Grand Hyatt...


Press Release: Evening With Yoshiki Premium Dinner Show 2017 begins in Nagoya

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2017 On Saturday, August 26, 2017, the Yoshiki Premium Dinner Show — “EVENING WITH YOSHIKI 2017 IN NAGOYA & OSAKA & TOKYO JAPAN” — kicked...


Press Release: URBANGARDE announces all-day lineup of Utsu Fes 2017

URBANGARDE’s All-Day Music Festival Features A9, BRATS, Nana Kitade, Kaya, and many more FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2017 Japanese rock band URBANGARDE has announced the full lineup of their...


Press Release: Yoshiki chosen for the cover of Vogue Japan’s Rock Star issue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2017 YOSHIKI Featured On The Cover Of VOGUE JAPAN First Japanese male ever selected for the cover in the magazine’s history YOSHIKI, leader of X...


Press Release: FLOW announces 15th Anniversary anime-only concert Carnival 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2017 Last month, in July 2017, FLOW began their 15th Anniversary year, and the band recently finished the first round of their 6-city celebration tour...


Press Release: Swinging Popsicle spreads Joy at special one-man live

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2017 Swinging Popsicle held an intimate, limited-access one-man live at Tokyo’s Mona Records on July 22, 2017. The concert featured some of the band’s most...


Press Release: “With soul in every note”: X Japan Completes 6 Nights of Miracles at Yokohama Arena

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2017 Starting at Osaka-jo Hall and continuing over six days, “X JAPAN WORLD TOUR 2017 WE ARE X Acoustic Special Miracle 6 DAYS” had its...


Press Release: BRATS reunite with fans during CD release mini-tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2017 Girls rock band BRATS took to the road in late June to promote the release of their double-A-side single “Ainikoiyo” / “Nounai Shoukyo Game”.


Press Release: URBANGARDE’s Temma Matsunaga struggles for release in NSFW “BSD” video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2017 URBANGARDE frontman Temma Matsunaga dives headfirst into temptation in his newly-released music video “Blood, Semen, Death”, with seductive young actress Ami Tomite (Anti-Porno, Joshiko)...


X Japan at Yokohama Arena – July 14, 2017 (Gallery)

X JAPAN WORLD TOUR 2017 WE ARE X Acoustic Special Miracle 6 DAYS Yokohama Arena 07.14.2017


Press Release: X Japan launches Acoustic Miracle tour in Osaka

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2017 X Japan began their most recent World Tour with a concert for over 10,000 fans at Osaka-jo Hall on July 11. “X JAPAN WORLD...


Press Release: Powerhouse performances at Anisong World Matsuri’s Japan Super Live at Anime Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2017 Anisong World Matsuri 2017 ~Japan Super Live~ Anisong Artists Gather in L.A. for Giant Music Celebration with American Fans! On July 1, 2017, “Anisong...


Press Release: Award-Winning X Japan Documentary “We Are X” Now Streaming Exclusively on Hulu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2017 Award-Winning X Japan Documentary We Are X Now Streaming Exclusively on Hulu


Press Release: Anisong World Matsuri presents electrifying Japan Kawaii Live at Anime Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 4, 2017 Anisong World Matsuri 2017 ~Japan Kawaii Live~ Japanese Kawaii Anisong Idols Cross National Borders to Present Electrifying Show at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles!...


Press Release: exist†trace heats up one-man live series with THE URGE BLUE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2017 Japanese all-female visual kei band exist†trace performed the third show of their solo concert series at Ebisu Club Aim on June 19, titled “THE...


Press Release: Yoshiki to screen We Are X and special Yoshikitty featurette at Anime Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2017 X Japan leader Yoshiki will host a special screening of the documentary film We Are X at Anime Expo on July 2. In his...


Press Release: Yoshiki makes first post-surgery appearance for Tokyo press conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2017 Yoshiki reveals details of the upcoming tour and discusses his state of mind following his operation: “This was Hide and Taiji’s dream… a comeback...


Press Release: URBANGARDE’s Temma Matsunaga Strips and Struts in “Love Harassment” MV

June 19, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBANGARDE frontman and chief provocateur Temma Matsunaga has released the music video for “Love Harassment” from his upcoming self-titled solo album, due for release...


Press Release: ONE OK ROCK Returns To Los Angeles For Back To Back Shows August 11 & 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2017 Fueled By Ramen recording group ONE OK ROCK has announced details of a massive North American headline tour. The “AMBITIONS U.S. TOUR 2017,” which...


Press Release: Masami Okui Launches 25th Anniversary Year with New Single

Anisong star has built international fan base with solo work (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Slayers) and super group JAM Project (One Punch Man, Super Robot Wars) Masami Okui returns to the...