Supporting: Vampires Everywhere
Date: September 28th, 2010
Venue: The Fox Theater
Tour: North American Tour 2010
When I first started listening to X Japan, never in a million years did I think they would reunite, let alone tour in the US. These legends easily sell out giant stadiums and festivals in Japan, so for them to take a step back and play at relatively smaller theaters in an untested market for them, is an absolute honor. There was going to be no way I was going to miss out on their first push into the American music scene. J-rock here is a pretty small niche, so I honestly wasn't sure what kind of turn out there would be. X hasn't even had a proper album release here, so nearly everything is word of mouth. Fortunately, the fan response was enormous. The line was huge and there was a infectious energy flowing through the crowd once the show got started.
So, despite no mention of any opening bands, we were graced with the presence of. …