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X Japan’s Yoshiki Goes Classical Route With New Album
Yoshiki's musical talents are well renowned, as evidenced by his iconic work as the creator of the Japanese rock band X Japan. But some may not realize he was the composer behind the 2012 Golden Globe Awards theme song. Now he's taking his passions to different heights with the new instrumental heig…
X Japan’s Yoshiki Unveils His Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds
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Yoshiki, leader of legendary visual rock band X Japan, attended the unveiling ceremony of his wax figure in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong earlier this week. Astonished by the striking resemblance and lifelikeness of his wax figure which is being shown in Hong Kong for a limited time only, Yosh…
X Japan Launches Charity Auction for Flood Victims in Thailand
X Japan, one of the most successful rock bands in Asia having sold in excess of 30-million albums, wrapped its five-stop tour of South East Asia last month with SRO shows in Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei and Bangkok, that drew some 50,000 fans, many of whom had waited their entire lives to see …
Former X Japan Bassist Taiji Sawada Dead at 45
Former X Japan bassist Taiji Sawada has died at the age of 45. He died Sunday, July 17, while in the hospital, after being removed from life support. Sawada left the band, which is massively popular in its native Japan but only making a go of it in America as we speak, in 1992 and went on to perform…

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