Recently, a twitter and a youtube account for Luna Sea appeared and their website updated, saying nothing more than “REBOOT”. Does that mean the reunion and restart of Luna Sea’s activities? Currently no more information is available, but let’s hope the best and wish good luck to SUGIZO and his band.
Posted: May 30th, 2010
In July 2009, Yoshiki had surgery on his continuing neck problems, of which his doctor claimed he is still steadily recovering from. However, he still has numbness on his left hand and therefore he had an epidural injection on the morning of May 27th(local time) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. The procedure was successful and he is doing well. X JAPAN will appear at Lollapalooza and Yokohama as scheduled.
Posted: May 29th, 2010
Details have finally been released concerning the schedule for this summer’s Lollapalooza festival. Announced via their Twitter and Facebook sites, the Lollapalooza team officially revealed that June 8th will be the day on which we’ll finally get schedules and stages for this year’s performers. There has been much speculation regarding X Japan’s slot and all will be revealed on that day.
The Single Day Ticket will also be available from June 8th.
Posted: May 22nd, 2010
According to various Japanese newspapers X JAPAN will play at the Lollapalooza festival on the last day, which is the 8th of August. In his interview at the ACen festival on the 15th YOSHIKI also mentioned that they’ll play on one of the main stages as the next to the last act. There will be a totally new song performed at the festival, named “Born to be Free”, for which they’ll start shooting a music video abroad (outside of Japan, presumably in the US) next month.
The Yokohama Nissan stadium concerts that were announced earlier this month are scheduled for 14th and 15th of August, the weekend after the Lollapalooza preformance.
Posted: May 17th, 2010
YOSHIKI’s new movie “YOSHIKI history through X JAPAN” will be premiering tomorrow, May 15th, at the Anime Central (ACen). He will be introdoucing the movie via live video chat and a live Q&A session will follow the movie. The movie will premiere during Anime Central’s Masquerade intermission.
ACen is the largest anime convention in Chicago and the Midwest US that runs from May 14th – May 16th this year. The convention was ranked #4 in the whole US by attendance last year with 17,200 visitors.
We will update you with news about the movie and the event as soon as we get more information!
Posted: May 14th, 2010