X Japan‘s successful documentary ‘We Are X‘ will released on Blu-Ray™, DVD and Digital HD in the USA on April 25th!
It is released from Magnolia Home Entertainment under The Magnet Label. The DVD contains interviews with Gene Simmons, Marilyn Manson, Stan Lee and more. The film shows Yoshiki’s life and X Japan’s attempt to break into the American music industry. There will be lots of concert footage as well as interviews of the members. In light are their achievements and the success they gained over the years worldwide.
The documentary will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $29.98 and $26.98, and on Digital HD via iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Video and additional digital retailers on April 25. Follow the links to Amazon [HERE] and iTunes [HERE].
Below are some statements regarding the new release,
“If We Are X proves anything, it’s that rock bands can experience similar trials: acrimony and fatalities, but also, sometimes, glorious comebacks.” – The New York Times
“It succeeds as an examination of why we turn to escapist art and what we do when it’s no longer there.” – The Wrap
“Invoking the spirit of an epic rock show, We Are X expresses all the energy, joy and sadness of X Japan’s music.” – Los Angeles Times
Check out more details below:
From the producers of the Oscar-winning film Searching for Sugar Man, comes WE ARE X, a transcendent rock and roll story about one of the biggest and most successful bands the world’s never heard of…yet. Under the enigmatic direction of drummer, pianist, composer, and producer Yoshiki, X Japan has sold over 30 million singles and albums combined––captivating such a wide range of admirers as Sir George Martin, KISS, Stan Lee, and even the Japanese Emperor. An astonishingly intimate portrait of a deeply haunted––but truly unstoppable––virtuoso and the music that has enthralled legions of the world’s most devoted fans.
Yoshiki on We Are X
“Forever Love” (From 1997′s “The Last Live” Concert at Tokyo Dome)
“Kurenai” (From 1997′s “The Last Live” Concert at Tokyo Dome)
“Born to be Free” Fan Video