X Japan were the winners of the Best International Band Award at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods award show. The event, held in downtown Los Angeles, featured some of the most recognizable faces across the rock and metal spectrum – artists such as Slash, Korn, Slipknot were also winners of the night – which also featured a special performance by Marilyn Manson and Johnny Depp.
In a category that included well-known artists such as Rammstein, Lacuna Coil and Sepultura, X were revealed as the winners with the most votes worldwide.
YOSHIKI, understandably overwhelmed by the win, collected the award on behalf of the band, during of which he thanked the fans for their continuing support during their world tour. In addition, YOSHIKI spoke about finishing up work on a worldwide album, plus intentions of another world tour in the not too distant future.
Posted: April 12th, 2012
PATA and Co. will be back on the road as Ra:IN announce several shows for an upcoming summer tour of their native Japan. So far, only four dates have been officially announced but following a tweet by DIE over a show in Kobe, it is expected that further shows will be added in the future. We’ll update you with additional shows once more information is released.
Ticketing information concerning the announced shows can be found below:
Ra:IN JAPAN TOUR 2012
– Date: May 18 (Fri)
– Venue: SiX-DOG
– Open: 18:00 / Start: 19:00
– Ticket: Advance: 4,000yen / Door: 4,500yen
Posted: April 3rd, 2012