Contact Us

X Japan Documentary ‘We Are X’ To Receive October Theatrical Release

Drafthouse Films
Drafthouse Films

After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and screenings at numerous other film festivals including SXSW, X Japan‘s documentary film We Are X will receive a theatrical release.

The film will be released Oct. 21 in New York and Los Angeles, and then expand across the country. X Japan’s Yoshiki performed at both Sundance and SXSW, and similar eventized concert presentations of the film are planned for We Are X‘s theatrical release.

Drafthouse Films founder Tim League says, “You will not believe the trials and tribulations that the arena-filling, mega-band X Japan have faced in their 30 year career. This documentary will leave you equally breathless and uplifted. It is the best music doc of the year, and we are honored to bring it to American audiences.”

X Japan pioneered the “Visual-Kei” movement and sold millions of albums and singles in the late ’80s through the mid-’90s. They broke up in 1997 and reunited a decade later.

We Are X chronicles the band’s history over the past three decades, culminating with their preparation for a reunion concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden. X Japan’s first new studio album since 1996’s Dahlia is expected to be released later this year.

X Japan’s Yoshiki Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

X Japan’s Yoshiki Talks Madison Square Garden Show

X Japan Unveil 'We Are X' Film Trailer

 

Recommended for You

Around the Web

Exclusives

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://noisecreep.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Noisecreep quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!