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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...


MyM Buzz Interview with Budo Grape (2017)

Budo Grape interview in MYM Magazine – January 2017


Press Release: Yoshiki Sells Out Back-To-Back Shows At New York’s Famous Carnegie Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2017 Yoshiki Sells Out Back-To-Back Shows At New York’s Famous Carnegie Hall Next Performance is #XDay at Wembley Arena March 4th Yoshiki performed two back-to-back...


Press Release: Yoshiki makes Hong Kong history with complimentary concert

For the First Time Ever in the History of Hong Kong’s Concert Business, YOSHIKI Plays a Complimentary Concert in Lieu of Cancellation January 3, 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “YOSHIKI...


Press Release: URBANGARDE celebrates the Angels and Demons of Christmas at one-man holiday concert

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 31, 2016 – Japanese alternative rock band URBANGARDE played equal hosts to the angels and demons in their audience at their special one-man holiday live show...


Press Release: Super Sonico Teases Wedding Bells in Kamu Kamu Wedding Music Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2016 – Nitroplus has released a teaser video featuring Super Sonico in the mysterious wedding dress revealed last October in commemoration of the game company...


Press Release: Yoshiki Classical Special in Hong Kong Cancelled, Free Concert Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2016 – The Yoshiki Classical Special feat. Orchestra in Hong Kong, scheduled to take place the evening of Thursday, December 29th at AsiaWorld-Expo Arena, was...


Press Release: BRATS Reveal New Music Video “Ainikoiyo” From “To Be Hero” Anime

BRATS REVEAL NEW MUSIC VIDEO “AINIKOIYO” FROM “TO BE HERO” ANIME 16-Year-Old Rei Kuromiya (Labybaby/The Idol Formerly Known As) Teams With Older Sister For Girls Rock Group FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...

X JAPAN rehearsing in NJ

Press Release: X Japan’s “La Venus” In Oscar Contention, To Be Released Early 2017 Via Sony Legacy Recordings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 27, 2016 — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced X Japan’s “La Venus” as one of the songs in contention for a...

Press Release: Rei Kuromiya and BRATS tease December 27 surprise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 24, 2016 – Japanese girl group BRATS released a mysterious teaser image on Saturday, December 24, at 22:00 (Japan time), hinting at an announcement on December...


Press Release: URBANGARDE Finds Rooftop Religion in “Akumade Akuma” Music Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2016 — The devil always wins in URBANGARDE’s view of a sick society, and the “trauma techno-pop” Japanese band gives fans a ringside seat to...


PRESS RELEASE: X Japan to perform La Venus on NHK SONGS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE X JAPAN TO PERFORM “LA VENUS” ON NHK SONGS Broadcast to include Yoshiki interview at IDFA Film Festival in Amsterdam X Japan will appear on NHK’s “Kouhaku...


Press Release: [Photos] Yoshiki Classical Special with Orchestra – Tokyo (2016)

Yoshiki Classical Special with Orchestra at Tokyo International Forum Dec. 6 – 8, 2016​


Press Release: [Photos] Yoshiki Classical Special with Orchestra – Osaka (2016)

Image gallery from Yoshiki Classical Special with Orchestra at Osaka Castle Hall Dec. 5, 2016​