X Japan – Without You

On July 23, 2011, in Music, X Japan,

I like this version. X JAPAN – Without You 20090502 Tokyo dome 無敵な夜: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi_hQORegME This song was written for Hide, the former guitarist of X Japan, who passed away in 1998. Yoshiki heard the news that another former member of his band Taiji passed away (suicide) several days ago and reportedly he was shaken badly. […]

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X Japan Yoshiki – Turned into Blood Red Dragon, a Comic Hero

On July 12, 2011, in Music, X Japan,

(Last updated July 27, 2011) If you have been wondering what it is, here’s an article: Yoshiki as ‘Blood Red Dragon’: Todd McFarlane makes Japanese star a hero http://herocomplex.latimes.com/2011/07/11/yoshiki-as-blood-red-dragon-todd-mcfarlane-makes-japanese-star-a-hero/ You can get some idea what Yoshiki wanted. July 21, 2011: Blood Red Dragon site: http://www.bloodreddragon.net/ News conference at Comic-Con today. July 22, 2011: Here’s an article: […]

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X Japan Yoshiki – Part I

On June 22, 2011, in Music, X Japan,

No Compromise I think what I admire most about Yoshiki is that he makes no compromise about his music. He said in an inverview that: Before the North American tour last year, he was advised by their American management to drop ballads for the tour as the US audience does not appreciate ballads mixed with metal. […]

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X Japan – English Lyric Part 2

On June 13, 2011, in Music, Uncategorized, X Japan,

“Scarlet Love Song” is written almost entirely in Japanese. A poster at YouTube translated the lyric in English, begging understanding in advance if the translation is awkward. X JAPAN – Scarlet Love Song -BUDDHA Mix (Click “Show More” for English translation.) Someone commented on difficulty to translate between two languages even for a person who is bilingual in […]

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X Japan – Last Live Full Version

On June 13, 2011, in Music, Uncategorized, X Japan,

On June 11 Yoshiki tweets that he finally finished editing X Japan Last Live Full Version after 13 years, that it took 13 years because it was so pailful that he could not watch till the end. Good news is then, can we expect its DVD release in the US soon? I would love to have it. […]

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X Japan – Yoshiki on Sirius XM Radio

On May 13, 2011, in Music, X Japan,

Is he a financial stake for investors? SeriusXM’ news release was widely distributed by PRNewswire, including financial web sites and investment blogs like: Yoshiki Radio to Debut on SiriusXM at Yahoo! Finance Yoshiki Radio to Debut on SiriusXM at Seeking Alpha Another market report says: “Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) declared today that Yoshiki, Japanese […]

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