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X Japan started in 1976 as NOISE when its origonal members (Toshi and YOSHIKI) were only 11. NOISE changed to X in 1983.

Most of X Japan's songs are composed by YOSHIKI, some by hide and in the early years, a few by Taiji.

History
X released their first single, Orgasm, in 1987.
At that time, the members were YOSHIKI (drums and piano), Toshi (vocals), hide (guitar), Pata (guitar), Taiji (bass).
No record labels would sign the band because of their transgressive ...

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About
X Japan started in 1976 as NOISE when its origonal members (Toshi and YOSHIKI) were only 11. NOISE changed to X in 1983.

Most of X Japan's songs are composed by YOSHIKI, some by hide and in the early years, a few by Taiji.

History
X released their first single, Orgasm, in 1987.
At that time, the members were YOSHIKI (drums and piano), Toshi (vocals), hide (guitar), Pata (guitar), Taiji (bass).
No record labels would sign the band because of their transgressive way of dressing and performing. Not to be stopped, Yoshiki created his own record label, Extasy Records, with money he and his mother helped provide by selling the family business

in 1992, X was widely known in Japan, and they made their way to America. In America, there was already a band called X, so they changed their name to X Japan.
Taiji left the band after several fights with Yoshiki and left the band to be replaced with HEALTH later that year.

Toshi left the band in May, 1997. This lead to the band's dissolution on September 22, later that year.
hide and Yoshiki were secretly planning to resurrect the band in 2000, where hide would be both a guitarist and vocalist, but after hide's death in 1998, the plan was scrapped. 4 fans tried to remake hide's death. Only two of them actually died. Yoshiki then entered a depressive state and couldn't create or produce anything.

The band had a reunion with all the living members on June 4, 2007. Later in 2007, their single I.V. was used internationally for the movie SAW IV.

In 2008, the band held 3 live shows in the Tokyo Dome. In 2009 Yoshiki wrote a new song called Jade, which was played at Tokyo Dome on May 2 and 3. · close

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  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 3 months ago  
    LyrreChelle

    aaahhh Yoshiki at Los Angeles, California!! proud of you to be an X JAPAN ^^

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 3 months ago  
    LyrreChelle

    it's amazing to know X JAPAN music :) i never regret knowing you and hearing all your song :)

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 4 months ago  
    LyrreChelle

    yeah that's how X Japan survived and to Hide, no matter what, X Japan group will never fade away in our hearts :)

  • Posted by mamokitty19 · 9,578 Jpops · 299 shares · 5 months ago  
    mamokitty19

    YOSHIKI, i heard you were also at the House of Blues on the 24th :o
    How nice of you to support Dir En Grey after producing some of their older songs so long ago :moved:

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 8 months ago  
    LyrreChelle

    God bless X JAPAN!!!!

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 8 months ago  
    LyrreChelle

    many still waits for you <3
    https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/923263_563245207047798_1062836943_n.jpg

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 8 months ago  
    LyrreChelle

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/p480x480/969815_559900034048982_1414040417_n.jpg

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 9 months ago  
    LyrreChelle

    X JAPAN FOREVER ^^
    never will i exchange you to others :)

  • Posted by K4R1N4 · 159,960 Jpops · 3160 shares · 10 months ago  
    K4R1N4

    http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/500/54422769/X+JAPAN++PNG.png

  • Posted by mamokitty19 · 9,578 Jpops · 299 shares · 10 months ago  
    mamokitty19

    Thank you X Japan for being so amazing~i'll remember you always
    http://kawaiikakkoiisugoi.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/x-japan.jpg
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_3w5miKTtUak/TMDOiPO4NuI/AAAAAAAAAAs/DDpyjTdZ6L4/s320/img_5427_097x+japan.jpg
    http://riffraff.beatnicbros.com/img/jnl/141/10.jpg

  • Posted by K4R1N4 · 159,960 Jpops · 3160 shares · 11 months ago  
    K4R1N4

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-2FHAdPG2Z_w/T_e30bqSrUI/AAAAAAAAHI0/gm3887VuniA/s1600/20120517153657db7.jpg

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 11 months ago  
    LyrreChelle

    they're amazing band ever

  • Posted by K4R1N4 · 159,960 Jpops · 3160 shares · 11 months ago  
    K4R1N4

    http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/500/68479020/X+JAPAN++PNG.png

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 1 year ago  
    LyrreChelle

    i hope to look forward to have more albums

  • Posted by caMin · 2,797 Jpops · 95 shares · 1 year ago  
    caMin

    In the biography it said HEALTH. Actually there is no L it's only Heath >_<
    R.I.P Hide and Taiji. You both will be always in our hearts u.u

  • Posted by MissZeyra · 60,659 Jpops · 5 shares · 1 year ago  
    MissZeyra

    aMaZiNg Band forEveR!! <3

  • Reply by LyrreChelle  
    LyrreChelle

    yeah you're right...

  • Posted by LadyX · 466 Jpops · 1 year ago  
    LadyX

    WE ARE X!!!!! <3

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 1 year ago  
    LyrreChelle

    are you an X JAPAN FAN???join us now... :)

  • Posted by LyrreChelle · 13,251 Jpops · 381 shares · 1 year ago  
    LyrreChelle

    i really love their music..it's awesome great and really touch your soul...

About X Japan

Band nameX Japan
Band typevisual kei band (5 members)
Debut1982 (active)
LabelEMI
Official websitehttp://www.xjapan.ne.jp/
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