Sunday, September 24, 2017

Yoshiki to Undergo Emergency Surgery

Yoshiki to Undergo Emergency Surgery

After consulting with a number of esteemed doctors, it has been determined that X JAPAN's leader and drummer Yoshiki will undergo emergency surgery on May 16th, 2017. The drummer ...

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Yoshiki in Europe and more!

Yoshiki in Europe and more!

We at S-T have been covering the ongoing success of Yoshiki and his film “We are X,” and the news just keeps on coming! Last week on Friday, November 11th, Yoshiki performed at th ...

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Visual Japan Summit Day 3 Pt. 2

Visual Japan Summit Day 3 Pt. 2

DIAURA An eerie SE gave way to the entrance of the well-known live house band DIAURA, who drew the largest crowd yet to the Visual stage. The vicious set began with Taidou and its ...

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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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Visual Japan Summit Day 1 Pt. 2

Visual Japan Summit Day 1 Pt. 2

NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST Could there have been a better way to satisfy the crowd's bloodlust than by lead singer Hiro being shirtless and covered in blood? Fans and those new to the ba ...

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Visual Japan Summit Day 1 Pt. 1

Visual Japan Summit Day 1 Pt. 1

X-SUGINAMI Welcoming lovers of visual kei and X Japan was X...SUGINAMI! The "fake" X Japan (who jokingly asked fans to look carefully to tell the difference), X-SUGINAMI brought t ...

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X Japan: Costume Contest in NYC!

X Japan: Costume Contest in NYC!

In our continuing coverage of X Japan documentary "We Are X," we have more news for those of you coming to the big apple to see the NYC premiere! There will be two more Q&As with ...

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WE ARE X: Premieres in NYC!!! (and more)

WE ARE X: Premieres in NYC!!! (and more)

We’ve written extensively (here and here and here) about X Japan’s award-nominated movie and its voyage to the good ole’ US of A! Here’s some more info about what’s coming up: ...

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X Japan nominated for major film award!

X Japan nominated for major film award!

X Japan is ready to take the film world by storm! Yoshiki and co. have been nominated for “Best Music Documentary” by the Broadcast Film Critics Association for the movie “We Are ...

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Yoshiki Brings his Best for Amazon Fashion Week!

Yoshiki Brings his Best for Amazon Fashion Week!

Have you heard of “Yoshikimono?” This kimono brand, featuring designs by none other than X-Japan’s fearless leader Yoshiki and collaborations with famed kimono maker Keigo Kano, s ...

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Review: “We Are X” the Dark and Dynamic Documentary All About X Japan

Review: “We Are X” the Dark and Dynamic Documentary All About X Japan

“We Are X” opens with a bang, as we see an energized Yoshiki pounding out a last hoorah on his infamous crystal drum set for screaming fans at Madison Square Garden. He exits the ...

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See Yoshiki at the L.A. “We Are X” Premiere!

See Yoshiki at the L.A. “We Are X” Premiere!

We're sure you've heard about--or even seen--X JAPAN's documentary "We Are X." It's been shown at film festivals around the world since its release last year. Now, it's coming to ...

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Experience the Extasy of Becoming Yoshikitty

Experience the Extasy of Becoming Yoshikitty

We've heard of some pretty interesting band goods before, but have you ever seen face masks at a merch booth? The Yoshikitty reign continues with these new Yoshikitty Narikiri Fac ...

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Visual Summit 2016: The Culmination of Visual Kei History

Visual Summit 2016: The Culmination of Visual Kei History

You may recall S-T's journey through visual kei history with LUNATIC FEST. in 2015. The 2-day event showcased not only some up-and-coming visual kei bands, but also predecessors t ...

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Flashback Friday: COLOR

Flashback Friday: COLOR

Recently, we at S-T have written about Dynamite Tommy and DADA’s trip to Anime Expo. DADA had been known until recently as the vocalist of Velvet Eden, but Dynamite Tommy’s origin ...

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Yoshiki Recruiting Ladies for New X Project

Yoshiki Recruiting Ladies for New X Project

We thought X JAPAN would be making a move soon, but we never expected it to be like this. Yesterday, X JAPAN's leader and drummer YOSHIKI announced plans for a new project involvi ...

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Yoshiki’s X-tra Special Charity Auction!

Yoshiki’s X-tra Special Charity Auction!

During the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011, artists from all over Japan supported various charitable endeavors to help the victims in Tohoku. X Japan member Yoshik ...

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We Are X Documentary And Yoshiki In Austin

We Are X Documentary And Yoshiki In Austin

X Japan fans living in Texas or going to the Austin film festival can catch a great opportunity! If you ever wanted to know more about X Japan or already know a lot about them but ...

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PATA Hospitalized, X JAPAN Plans Postponed

PATA Hospitalized, X JAPAN Plans Postponed

X JAPAN was set to rock London's Wembley Arena next month--not to mention the release of their new album on March 11th--but unfortunately, fans will have to wait a little longer. ...

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X JAPAN Documentary Wins Sundance Award

X JAPAN Documentary Wins Sundance Award

Last week, X JAPAN unveiled their rock documentary "We Are X" at the Sundance Film Festival 2016. Leader and drummer YOSHIKI attended the event himself and gave a solo performance ...

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