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X (later changed to X JAPAN in 1992 to avoid confusion with the American punk band X) is arguably one of the most influential bands in the history of the Japanese music scene. Formed by childhood friends Yoshiki and Toshi in 1982 at Chiba, Japan, X was originally founded to play high energy rock music. Besides being one of the first Japanese acts to achieve mainstream success while on an independent label, the group is…

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  • I've just realized, that Megaromania "Farewell" has almost the same riff structure as "Rusty Nail" :D So nice young bands still are inspired by them!
  • dry your tears with LOVE
  • X is very important band for japanese musicians. They brought heavy music to Japan, so young bands like Jupiter or Versailles use their riffs and solos as some kind of tribute.
  • Jupiter isn't new to ripping off X's solos. Versailles copped the solo from Endless Rain in Serenade.
  • Check out ThrashGangsters new video clip "Terror Has Begun" http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ASElY8nkIxw
  • Also the vk band jupiter rip off silent jealousy solo on the scarlet track(I know that a lot of visual kei bands do that)but even the tapping part near the end was ripped lmao.
  • v And Yoshiki did help Toshi when he was being abused and scammed by his wife and her cult leader.
  • I don't know why they still around.It's pretty obvious that the band has ended after hide's death.

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