Tag Archives: X Japan

Yoshiki donates 10 Million Yen to flood victims in Japan

Posted by on July 13, 2018

Late last week, heavy rain formed in Japan that intensified over the weekend as two million people were evacuated from their homes. While the rain has stopped, the death toll is currently at over 200 and at least 28 people are still reported missing. This is the worst flood to hit Japan in 36 years. […]

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Interview: X Japan’s Yoshiki says new album is about 99% complete

Posted by on April 26, 2018

X Japan recently had their first US show in four years at Coachella. The group returned to the stage on April 14th and 21st and surprised the crowd with holograms of late members Hide (guitar) and Taiji (bass) as well as having Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit) and Richard Fortus (Guns N Roses) join them on […]

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Watch Marilyn Manson and X Japan’s Yoshiki perform “Sweet Dreams” at Coachella

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Marilyn Manson has claimed he was previously banned at Coachella. We can’t find any record of him actually being banned, but we’ll take his work for it. This past weekend he managed to break the rules by joining X Japan on stage on Saturday (21st), during the group’s second performance at the music and arts […]

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Marilyn Manson to join X Japan onstage at Coachella

Posted by on April 18, 2018

This past weekend, X Japan made their triumphant return to the United States to perform at Coachella. The group gave holograms a whole new meaning when they had their deceased members bassist Taiji (who died in 2011) and guitarist Hide ( in 1998) share the stage during their set. In terms of the living, Limp […]

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X Japan recruits Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland for Coachella performance

Posted by on April 11, 2018

X Japan are returning to North America this Saturday (14th) to headline Coachella’s Mojave stage in Indio, CA. These Japanese heavy metal giants haven’t performed in the United States since their epic 2014 show at Madison Square Garden. Now, despite drummer Yoshiki’s surgery battles, they are ready for the Golden State. However, guitarist Sugizo is […]

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A Perfect Circle, The Bronx, Greta Van Fleet playing Coachella

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Yesterday, the lineup for the 19th incarnation of Indio, California’s Coachella was announced, and,  as usual, there isn’t that much for hard rock and metal fans. That’s not that much of a surprise, as the festival always has tended to favor indie rock and alternative music. This year, however, they’ve pivoted a bit, in that […]

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X Japan’s Yoshiki donates $100,000 to assist US hurricane victims

Posted by on October 12, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be one challenging year due to a string of unfortunate events. There have been back to back cases consisting of mass shootings, suicides, accidental deaths, along with natural disasters that left many American’s homeless. Sadly, the year isn’t over yet and bad news continues to surface including the recent Harvey […]

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X Japan’s Yoshiki to undergo emergency surgery, May tour dates cancelled

Posted by on May 9, 2017

In July 2009, X Japan’s Yoshiki was diagnosed with cervical foraminal stenosis and underwent a cervical laminectomy and a cervical foraminotomy. What this means is, his one-of-a-kind fierce drumming techniques led to his condition and it is now taking a huge toll on his physical health. Within the past six months alone, Yoshiki has suffered […]

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Highlights From The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Award Show

Posted by on April 12, 2012

Another Revolver Golden Gods Award Show has come and gone. The night brought us a fair amount of awesome, weird, and “wtf?!” moments that may have us scratching our heads for a while now. We previously went over the winners of each award. But we wanted to take a moment to relive some of the […]

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And The Winners Of The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Are…

Posted by on April 12, 2012

This year’s Revolver Golden Gods Award Show is almost finished with it’s live broadcast. We’re sure video clips of each performance will end up online soon. However, we figured we wouldn’t waste any time sharing who won what for those who decided not to watch the award show on Xbox Live or Facebook. A full […]

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