X-Japan – the creator of Visual Kei stylish

Influenced by the glam and glamorous wave of hair and colorful metal from the West, X Japan received the concept of “pastel skin” mixed with a little Japanese indigenous culture. X Japan is one of the pioneering bands that gave birth to the Visual Kei movement, meaning a visual uprising. Like Kiss, the members of […]

“Crucify my love” by X-Japan – levels of sadness and hope

Twilight was down then, the sun is no longer enough to dazzle the wind is blowing, but not enough to ruffle like crying, but the tears just silently soundless unconsciously flowed Without the piano prelude light like the other gentle ballads, Crucify my love begins with a short violin piece but then be a long […]

Buying a wrong disc of Rock and the road of success of X-Japan

In the 1980s, it was the time when rock music came to the throne and dominated the “kings of rock” in the rock village. The wave of Western culture smashing and rebelling spread throughout Asia. Japan is no exception, while trying to curb the gloomy, taciturn culture of the country. Trapped between two cultural streams: […]

X-Japan and my magical journey (part 2)

Standing in the huge ballroom, surrounded by thousands, thousands of sparkling light sources. The light source from the glow sticks they used to form the X, the light source from the eyes reflecting the limelight, the light source from the body that is shaking up waiting for a major event. I don’t see the light […]