Member Login

Member Login

Password *

Press Events

Press Events

Previous month Previous day Next day Next month
See by year See by month See by week See Today Search Jump to month
Thursday, September 13, 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

YOSHIKI, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist, Rock Drummer and Leader of X Japan

Language: The speech and Q & A will be in English with Japanese Interpretation

"X Japan's Yoshiki - Rock Icon and Global Star"

Growing up, X Japan drummer Yoshiki no doubt wanted to be a rock star. He did that with ease – even before signing with a major record label – and has since become a global rock icon. Yoshiki is a drummer, pianist, composer, philanthropist and worldwide symbol of Japanese rock. In the last two years, the documentary "We Are X" has won critical acclaim with its blunt account of the X Japan story, which has seen enormous highs (a record 18 sellouts at the Tokyo Dome) and tragic lows (two members, Taiji and hide, died young).

Yoshiki was the first-ever artist to be honored with the "Asian Icon Award" at the Classic Rock Awards. He has also composed many pieces of music away from X Japan, including a piano concerto to celebrate the 10th year of the Emperor's reign and the official theme song for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards. His album "Yoshiki Classical" was co-produced by Beatles producer Sir George Martin.

Yoshiki will come to the FCCJ to reveal some important news, as well as to update us on X Japan's first studio album in 21 years, upcoming concerts in Chiba, and the progress of "We Are X" around the world.

Please reserve in advance, 3211-3161 or on the website (still & TV cameras inclusive). Reservations and cancellations are not complete without confirmation.

Professional Activities Committee

Sep1318 PC X Japans Yoshiki - Rock Icon and Global Star100


You must login to confirm your attendance.

Go to top