By Natalie Perez X Japan, one of the most influential heavy-metal bands within Japanese history, have kept their fans patiently waiting for a new album for two decades–the group’s last studio record, the ballad-heavy Dalia, was released in 1996. In 2011, the group dropped a new single “Jade,” and at the time, X Japan’s leader, [...]
Earlier this week, X Japan frontman Yoshiki was honored with his very own wax figure at the Hong Kong location of Madame Tussauds, where it will be on display for a limited time. Check out the full-sized photo below. “When I met ‘the other me’ for the first time in Tokyo last year,” Yoshiki said [...]
The fourth annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show brought the house down at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on April 11 with groundbreaking performances and once-in-a-lifetime collaborations that America’s only hard-rock and heavy-metal show have become known for. Broadcast live in its entirety on Xbox LIVE and the Revolver Facebook page, the sold-out event featured [...]
Japanese power-metal titans X Japan have long reigned as one of the most important hard-rock acts in Asia, selling more than 30 millions albums over the last 22 years and filling the 50,000-seated Tokyo Dome 18 times. But the veteran rockers aren’t satisfied. On September 25, X Japan will embark on their first North American tour. The band will also release their first album in North America early in 2011. X Japan drummer Yoshiki sits down with Revolver to fill us in about the tour.