X Japan in Hong Kong 2009
|Also known as||X, エックス|
|Genres||Heavy metal, speed metal, power metal, progressive metal, symphonic metal, glam metal|
|Years active||1982–1997, 2007–present|
|Labels||Dada, Extasy, CBS/Sony, Ki/oon, MMG, East West Japan, Atlantic, Polydor, Tofu, EMI|
X Japan is a Japanese rock band, created in 1982 by Yoshiki. They have sold over 30 million albums and singles and over 2 million videos to date. X Japan reunited in 2007. Some visual bands are effected by X japan. They performed first world tour live in Hong Kong in 2009. They mobilized 20,000 people in two days.
The Name[change | edit source]
The band was first called "X" but because the letter X was already the name of another band they changed their name to "X Japan" to avoid confusion.
Studio Album[change | edit source]
ART OF LIFE(1993)
References[change | edit source]
- Minnie, Chi. "X Japan Best review". Asia Pacific Arts Online Magazine. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=7936. Retrieved 2007-09-10.