Posted on July 28th, 2014
Finally, the start of the ticket sale for X JAPAN’s show at Madison Square Garden had been announced: Starting on August 1st, you’ll be able to book your concert ticket on TicketMaster!
Fans had already started getting nervous about the ticket sale, worrying about the show possibly being canceled after all, but eventually today their Promo Video went online.
Check it out!
Update: X JAPAN will also appear at New York’s Comic Con, which will take place from October 3rd till 12th. Yoshiki will participate at a panel together with Stan Lee and discuss their collaboration on “Blood Red Dragon” among other things. No details have been revealed yet.
Posted on July 18th, 2014
East coast fans, it’s yout turn! Yoshiki will perform a full concert at Otakon on August 10th, which takes place at Baltmore Convention Center that weekend.
So even if you didn’t get to attend Yoshiki Classical in Costa Mesa and San Francisco, here’s another chance to catch him live.
Watch Otakon’s official website or Facebook for soon to come details!
Update: Yoshiki tweeted that Heath and Pata will join him at Otakon!
Posted on July 9th, 2014
As you may remember, at the press conference Toshi held in 2010, he mentioned that he was thinking of publishing a book about the problems he had been involved in. Finally, he completed it after a exhausting year of writing and it’s going to be published on July 23rd.
Here are the contents of the book “Brainwashing – Returning alive from hellish 12 years”:
- About my father
- Withdrawal from X JAPAN and disbandment
- Hide’s death
- Encounter with Home of Heart
- Skilled persuasion
- Brainwashing through persistent violence and abuse
- “Brainwashing uproar”
- Curse and exploitation
- Reunion with YOSHIKI after 10 years of separation
- Reunion of X JAPAN
- Personal bankruptcy, the shocking truth
- Determination of defection and days of struggle
- And now…
You can pre-order it on Amazon.
Posted on July 3rd, 2014
So Yoshiki is coming to Japan Expo – and isn’t that the perfect chance to show him our appreciation? :)
Here is what Street#TeamYoshiki says!
“We’re looking for fans to come together and create their own group projects to show LOVE to YOSHIKI during his Japan Expo visit!
YOSHIKI and X JAPAN fans are the #1 in the WORLD and we want your help to show all the Japan Expo attendees the energy and excitement of YOSHIKI’s music.
Please contact your friends and fellow fans and put your heads together for what you can create in time for YOSHIKI’s visit.
It doesn’t have to be high-budget or super-rehearsed — it can be something visual or musical, but we want YOSHIKI fans to make a POSITIVE IMPACT in celebration!
It’s a great time to show YOSHIKI the CREATIVITY and PASSION that his music has INSPIRED in all of us!
We’re really looking forward to your ideas!
Posted on July 1st, 2014
No, that’s no typo, we really mean July 3rd! Yoshiki will surprisingly appear at Messe Halle in Munich (Germany) at 9:45am during an event of Salesforce.
You can register for the event for free!
Update: The event will be streamed live on Ustream, so even if you won’t be able to make it to Munich, you can watch Yoshiki’s performance. :)