Archive for the ‘J-rock’ Category

So let’s all listen to it! I’m blogging this in between rushing my essay and watching chinese MTV J/Kpop hour. L’arc en ciel is performing in Taiwan on 26th April 2008.

(Japanese source: here – gossip website of dubious reliability) After 10 years away from the spotlight, X Japan started out their comeback concert on 28th March 2008 2 hours later than scheduled, keeping almost 50,000 fans on the line – which, incidentally, included celebrities like Imai Tsubasa, Yada Akiko and her husband Oshio Manabu. The reason? Yoshiki had forgotten […]

(My source is here.) It has been decided that Sugizo will stand in for hide, playing his guitar part for the hide memorial concert held at Tokyo Dome from 28th March to 3rd April 2008. Yoshiki had designated Sugizo for the role ( I remember reading two years back about Sugizo’s red hair even after […]

His concert dates were released last Wednesday (19th March 2008) but not being a Miyavi fan I didn’t realise it until today. I had heard of him before, heard one or two of his songs before but was rather indifferent to them. …. then while watching some X Japan fan-vid I realised the nice song that was […]

hide died on May 2 1998; the summit this coming may will feature acts by other bands including Luna Sea + Dir en Grey. (more news: here) I only got into X Japan like, 2 years ago and was re-watching all the funeral clips + live concert clips during christmas 06 (yes, damn sad. my sisters were […]