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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…
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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