What happened to Taiji X Japan?

What happened to Taiji X Japan?

Taiji Sawada, the former bassist for Japanese heavy metal outfit X Japan, died yesterday (July 17) after complications arising from a suicide attempt. He was 45 years old. While at in custody, Sawada apparently attempted to kill himself on Thursday evening (July 14) by trying to hang himself with a bed sheet.

Is X Japan still active?

X Japan (Japanese: エックス・ジャパン, Hepburn: Ekkusu Japan) is a Japanese rock band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi….

X Japan
Genres Rock heavy metal speed metal power metal glam metal progressive metal symphonic metal
Years active 1982–1997 2007–present

What happened to X Japan hide?

Hide died at age 33 on the morning of May 2, 1998. After a night out drinking, he was found hanged by a towel tied to a doorhandle in his apartment in the Minami-Azabu district of Tokyo. He had returned to Japan just five days earlier, after a three-month stay in Los Angeles.

Where is Yoshiki now?

After spending two years away from Japan, YOSHIKI will appear on the top-rated Japanese TV variety show “Shabekuri 007”.

What is wrong with Yoshiki?

Yoshiki said he considers himself a groove drummer. He normally wears a neck brace when playing the drums; as a result of his years of “headbanging” while drumming, he injured his neck and had to undergo surgery. In 2015, Yoshiki stated he is more of a songwriter than a drummer.

How old is Yoshiki Hayashi?

Yoshiki Hayashi ( Japanese: 林 佳樹, Hepburn: Hayashi Yoshiki, born November 20, 1965), known as Yoshiki, is a Japanese musician, songwriter, composer and record producer. He is best known as the leader and a co-founder of the visual kei rock band X Japan, for which he is the drummer, pianist and main songwriter.

Who is Yoshiki Classical?

The album debuted at #1 on the iTunes Classical Music chart in 10 countries & featured performances by Yoshiki as both the composer & pianist w/ the London Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2014, he performed his first Yoshiki Classical World Tour w/sold-out shows in 10 countries. That same year, X Japan headlined New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Did Yoshiki write the music for xXx 4?

^ “Yoshiki composes music for the films xXx 4 and Spycies, as X Japan finish up first album in more than 22 years”. Consequence of Sound. January 23, 2019.

Is Yoshiki on Sirius XM?

“X Japan’s Yoshiki to Host ‘Yoshiki Radio’ Show on SiriusXM (Exclusive)”. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 17, 2011. ^ “Stan Lee & Todd McFarlane Team with Music Icon”. comics.ign.com. IGN Entertainment. June 26, 2011.

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