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Yoshiki says X Japan album in over 20 years is nearly complete

Top Japanese rock band X Japan’s drummer Yoshiki says the group’s album in more than 20 years is almost complete. Yoshiki, who lives in California, visited the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music for a Masterclass, where he answered questions and played the piano for those in attendance. He also signed and took pictures with fans. The band’s last ... Read More »

Japan’s VAMPS Want To Bring J-Rock To The World

Photo By Rodolfo Roman President Barack Obama thanked Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for the influences the Asian country has provided like anime and emoji’s. But rock fans can thank HYDE (L’Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust) of VAMPS for bringing Japanese rock, better known as J-Rock, to the United States. The band took a risk. Just a short time after ... Read More »