Sunday, January 21, 2018

Visual Japan Summit Day 2 Pt. 2

Visual Japan Summit Day 2 Pt. 2

heidi. The members of heidi. took the Visual Stage in a burst of energy, bassist KOHSUKE practically running on stage. They got off to a jumping start with Utakata. Strobe lights ...

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It’s Time to Plan Ahead for the hide Summer Festival 2017

It’s Time to Plan Ahead for the hide Summer Festival 2017

On July 18th at the Maihama Amphitheater, over 130 artists gathered for "hide presents MIX LEMONed JELLY." The event was originally produced by hide 20 years ago and featured not ...

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INORAN’s Beautiful Album and Tour

INORAN’s Beautiful Album and Tour

INORAN fans are getting their first album in nearly three years. On August 26th, INORAN will release his new album "Beautiful Now". While further details have yet to be released, ...

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X JAPAN Rocks Madison Square Garden

X JAPAN Rocks Madison Square Garden

X Japan, a musical phenom like no other. Born from the embers of the Western hair metal movement, characterized by extravagant aesthetics and dynamic compositions, X Japan themsel ...

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A New Song from hide

A New Song from hide

This year marks what would be the infamous hide's fiftieth birthday. To celebrate the singer's day, a new album featuring a never before released track will be available starting ...

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X Japan Contest: WeAreXposed Tickets

X Japan Contest: WeAreXposed Tickets

Big news! Want to see the X Japan concert? Well, X Japan is hosting a contest, and if you have what it takes, you may be going! But you better enter soon! ...

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hide BEST ~PSYCHOMMUNITY~ to Be Released on SHM-CD

hide BEST ~PSYCHOMMUNITY~ to Be Released on SHM-CD

Originally released on March 2nd, 2000, "hide BEST ~PSYCHOMMUNITY~" has been upgraded and will be reissued on high-fidelity SHM-CD format on June 11th. This format is supposed to ...

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hide’s PINK SPIDER Gets Squashed

hide’s PINK SPIDER Gets Squashed

Disheartening news for those who were hoping to celebrate legendary guitarist hide's 50th birthday year by watching the musical based on his works. As of January 14, all scheduled ...

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It’s X Japan Week! Nico Nico Nama Weekly– December 16-22

It’s X Japan Week! Nico Nico Nama Weekly– December 16-22

Hey there, folks! It's the weekends and you know what that means--it's Nico Nico Nama weekly time! But wait! There's something a little different about this week (besides the unus ...

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What do hide, Megamasso, and THE BEETHOVEN have in common?

What do hide, Megamasso, and THE BEETHOVEN have in common?

Previews for their upcoming releases (and tribute albums). Check below for some new samples, and share your opinions! ...

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Rock Musical Pink Spider is Back on the Stage

Rock Musical Pink Spider is Back on the Stage

  It's been an exciting year for hide fans--the Rocket Dive project has been announcing a string of releases and events to commemorate hide's life and his ever influential mu ...

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hide’s Spirit Still Rockin’ through Tribute Series

hide’s Spirit Still Rockin’ through Tribute Series

15 years after his tragic and untimely death, the legend of hide continues to be told and retold through the dedication of those he worked with and those he further inspired. In M ...

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hide Still ALIVE Around the World

hide Still ALIVE Around the World

This summer, we've been keeping readers and fans alike updated on the hide ROCKET DIVE 2013-14 project, celebrating both hide's 50th birthday and 20th anniversary. We've even take ...

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Experiencing the hide MUSEUM 2013

Experiencing the hide MUSEUM 2013

It was sunny and scorching yesterday -- a proper Tokyo summer day -- when I made it to Odaiba to scope out the 2013 hide MUSEUM first-hand. A long-time hide fan, I can remember bu ...

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hide MUSEUM 2013 Gears Up for Opening Day

hide MUSEUM 2013 Gears Up for Opening Day

  If you haven't been following the official Facebook page for the upcoming and sadly temporary hide MUSEUMs opening this summer, you're missing out on exciting developments! ...

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BORN’s Ryoga Responds to Eyeball Licking Accusations

BORN’s Ryoga Responds to Eyeball Licking Accusations

You’ve all probably heard about the fire BORN has been under for their unsanitary exploits, and it seems the band has now gotten wind of it, too. As we reported a few days ago, th ...

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hide’s 20th Solo Anniversary Events

hide’s 20th Solo Anniversary Events

As we all know, 2013 is the 20th anniversary of the start of hide's solo career, and his unfortunate passing 15 years ago on May 2nd. This year in celebration of his life, a speci ...

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hide Memorial Day 2013

hide Memorial Day 2013

  It is getting close to May 2nd, and many of us know what that means: the annual hide Memorial Day. This year is the 15th anniversary of legendary guitarist hide's untimely ...

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Vandalism at hide’s Grave

Vandalism at hide’s Grave

At the beginning of the month, HEADWAX, the group that manages most of hide's postmortem affairs, announced a temporary closure of hide's grave site as a result of instances of va ...

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Random Fact of the Day

Random Fact of the Day

Have you guys missed me? I have been in an Alien mood. I watched Alien and Species movies all weekend! I started to really like the art of H.R. Giger! You know who else was a fan ...

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