Yoshiki to Present “The World’s Most Luxurious Dinner Show” in August, Gives an Update on His Recent Health Struggles


In his first news since his recent hospitalization for health concerns, music legend Yoshiki (X Japan, The Last Rockstars, solo) will host his annual “Evening/Breakfast with Yoshiki 2024” dinner show in August at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, offering a total of ten performances for the annual event which has continually set the bar for quality and elegance at exclusive artist events. The announcement was made at a May 17 press conference in Tokyo attended virtually by media from North America, South America, and Asia.
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Yoshiki Donates 10 Million Yen To Taiwanese Red Cross for Earthquake Victim Support


X Japan leader, Yoshiki has made a charitable donation of 10 million yen to the Taiwanese Red Cross organization, to support victims of the Taiwan earthquake that occurred on April 03rd. The donation was made to the Red Cross Society of the Republic of China, through his 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Yoshiki Foundation America. Read more about the Yoshiki Foundation America below.

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Yoshiki Has His Handprints and Footprints Enshrined in a Special Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood


Legendary Japanese musician and first-time music doc director Yoshiki’s cement handprints and footprints were unveiled at a special ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on January 9th. Yoshiki is the first Japanese artist to receive the rare honor from the Chinese Theatre since the tradition began nearly 100 years ago.Continue reading


CONCERT REVIEW: The Last Rockstars (Yoshiki, Miyavi, HYDE, Sugizo) Live at Hammerstein Ballroom


Japanese supergroup, The Last Rockstars, has landed in the U.S. The band’s shining roster includes Yoshiki (X-Japan) on piano and drums, vocalist HYDE (L’arc-en-ciel), and expert guitarists Sugizo (X-Japan and Luna Sea) and Miyavi. Following an explosive live debut in Tokyo, the band trekked stateside.

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Japanese Supergroup The Last Rockstars Share Their Debut Single and Video – “The Last Rockstar (Paris Mix)”


 

Japanese Supergroup The Last Rockstars, featuring legit superstar artists Yoshiki, Hyde, Sugizo, and Miyavi, from Japan’s rock scene, have announced their new star-studded band. A teaser video for two new songs, “The Last Rockstars” (lyrics by Yoshiki, composed by Yoshiki) and “Psycho Love” (lyrics by Yoshiki/ Hyde, composed by Hyde) has been released today. It was announced that these two songs are slated to be released very soon. The band will unleash their debut live performances on January 26th & 27th at Ariake Arena and January 29th & 30th at Tokyo Garden Theatre; fan club presale is available now. U.S. shows on February 4th at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York and February 10th at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles are on sale now. [Los Angeles] [New York]. The band has now shared their debut single and music video, “The Last Rockstar (Paris Mix)” which you can watch right now. Continue reading


Japanese Supergroup The Last Rockstars Teases Their Debut Single and Video – “The Last Rockstar (Paris Mix)”


 

Inconceivable Japanese Supergroup The Last Rockstars, featuring legit superstar artists Yoshiki, Hyde, Sugizo, and Miyavi, from Japan’s rock scene, have announced their new star-studded band. A teaser video for two new songs, “The Last Rockstars” (lyrics by Yoshiki, composed by Yoshiki) and “Psycho Love” (lyrics by Yoshiki/ Hyde, composed by Hyde) has been released today. It was announced that these two songs are slated to be released very soon. The band will unleash their debut live performances on January 26th & 27th at Ariake Arena and January 29th & 30th at Tokyo Garden Theatre; fan club presale is available now. U.S. shows on February 4th at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York and February 10th at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles are on sale now. [Los Angeles] [New York]. The band has now shared a new teaser for the debut single, “The Last Rockstar (Paris Mix)” which you can watch right now. Continue reading


Japanese Supergroup The Last Rockstars (Yoshiki, Hyde, Sugizo and Miyavi) Announces Debut Singles and Tour Dates


 

Inconceivable Japanese Supergroup The Last Rockstars, featuring legit superstar artists Yoshiki, Hyde, Sugizo, and Miyavi, from Japan’s rock scene, have announced their new star-studded band. A teaser video for two new songs, “The Last Rockstars” (lyrics by Yoshiki, composed by Yoshiki) and “Psycho Love” (lyrics by Yoshiki/ Hyde, composed by Hyde) has been released today. It was announced that these two songs are slated to be released very soon. The band will unleash their debut live performances on January 26th & 27th at Ariake Arena and January 29th & 30th at Tokyo Garden Theatre; fan club presale is available now. U.S. shows on February 4th at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York and February 10th at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles are on sale now. [Los Angeles] [New York]. Watch the teaser now for the debut singles.Continue reading


Yoshiki’s “Yoshikimono” Selected By Tokyo National Museum For Special Kimono Exhibition


 

World-renowned artist and singer Yoshiki will see his “Yoshikimono” line appear at an exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum from June 30th to August 23rd. The Tokyo National Museum’s special “KIMONO” exhibition will include “Yoshikimono” designs from the Japanese superstar. Yoshikimono 2020 designs represent “The Modern Era” In Collaboration with American comic book icon Stan Lee and Japanese Anime Attack On Titan. The Stan Lee comic book Blood Red Dragon, was created by Lee and based the comic on Yoshiki.Continue reading


Yoshiki Donates $94,000 To the Victims of the Kyoto Animation Fire


Legendary X-Japan leader and solo artist Yoshiki had donated 10 million yen (approx. $94,000 USD) in support of the victims and survivors of the Kyoto Animation fire. The fire decimated the studio on July 18. Heartbroken by the news of the fire, Yoshiki made the donation to the dedicated support fund established by Kyoto Animation through his 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Yoshiki Foundation America. The incident affected Yoshiki deeply due to his personal and professional connection to anime which has lasted for over two decades, and he was moved to take action as soon as possible.Continue reading