SXSW is happening next week and sadly I must inform that PiercingMetal will once again NOT be in attendance based on personal time commitments and this year it really bothers me based on so many awesome Metal and Hard Rock related happenings going on. Earlier on Friday evening I received this piece of press about the incredible X Japan who now have a documentary coming called “We Are X” which will be screened during the course of the festival week along with an appearance by Yoshiki. I’ve snagged the whole release and some images along with this trailer for your indulgence so grab a beverage and relax as this is a lengthy one.
The Press Release:
As X JAPAN prepare for the SXSW Film Festival debut of ‘WE ARE X’–the award-winning, music documentary on the Japanese rock group X JAPAN from Passion Pictures–the trailer exclusively premiered this morning on DEADLINE Hollywood (here). To share the official ‘WE ARE X’ trailer now, go to YouTube (here). ‘WE ARE X’ explores the evolution, groundbreaking history and hopeful future of the land of the rising sun’s most culturally significant and iconic rock group. From X JAPAN’s massive success (over 30 million albums, singles and videos sold) and sold-out tours worldwide, ‘WE ARE X’ chronicles the triumphs and tragedies of this legendary quintet who continue to tour the world performing sold-out shows to massive arenas in 16 countries throughout the U.S. and Europe.
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