X Japan to headline Madison Square Garden


Japanese heavy metal experts X Japan have hinted that they will be performing a headlining concert in New York City at the most famous venue in the city, Madison Square Garden, on October 11, 2014. The NYC gig will mark the band’s first live show on American soil since 2010. An official announcement is expected soon, along with ticket info.

X Japan bandleader Yoshiki is currently embarked on his first classical world tour, which launched a week ago today in Costa Mesa, CA and continues through June. See all dates here.

Back in 2011, X Japan released their first worldwide single ‘Jade’ (stream it below), and will soon unleash a new “best of” album dubbed THE WORLD ~X JAPAN Hatsu no Zensekai Best~ on June 17.