Tag Archives: Yoshiki

Yoshiki teams up with MusiCares on new $100k annual grant and programming for mental health, suicide prevention

Posted by on April 2, 2021

  Yoshiki (X Japan) has donated $100,000 in support of mental health to MusiCares, a Recording Academy partner and the leading music charity, to help music creators and industry professionals affected by depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, among other mental health concerns. There’s been a rise in depression and suicide throughout the pandemic. Many lost their […]

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X-Japan’s Yoshiki donates 10 million yen to Japan’s National Center for Global Health and Medicine

Posted by on April 28, 2020

  Everyone’s lives have drastically changed since March as the COVID-19 pandemic continues with no end in sight just yet. X-Japan’s Yoshiki has been stressing the importance of fighting against this disease before it became a global emergency. Now, Yoshiki has donated 10 million yen (approximately $100,000) to the National Center for Global Health and […]

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Marilyn Manson celebrated his 50th birthday w/ KoRn’s Jonathan Davis, Courtney Love, Yoshiki, and more

Posted by on January 8, 2019

This past Saturday (5th), Marilyn Manson celebrated his fiftieth birthday. The shock rocker partied in style at the Madame Siam in Los Angeles and had a number of guests including Courtney Love, Jonathan Davis, Yoshiki and more. Manson shared a few highlights on his Instagram, which you can check out below: View this post on […]

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Guns N’ Roses, KISS, Rob Zombie, Kirk Hammett, Yoshiki, etc. pay tribute to Stan Lee

Posted by on November 13, 2018

Yesterday (12th) was a sad day as the legendary writer, editor, and publisher Stan Lee passed away at the age of 95. TMZ reported an ambulance fled to his Hollywood Hills home early yesterday morning and was rushed to Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The Marvel Comics legend, known for his superhero creations including […]

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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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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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