The edgy media publications may try and suggest that the elder statesmen of rock can’t possibly have anything to say now, “what do they know, they don’t understand the plight of youth anymore..” etc..
With their induction into RRHoF it seems like the industry is finally recognising the contribution one of the UK’s greatest exports has made to rock music
The band that I first saw in December 1992 has morphed into something very different but it’s a definite progression rather than a degeneration of the former terrorists.
They’ve done it again! “X Japan deliver a unique, moving experience.” – MyGlobalMind Magazine
The mix of styles, ballad\ classical vs symphonic \ power metal is an interesting clash and for any other band it would probably be a disaster. Not so for X Japan who seamlessly blend it all together to deliver a unique, moving experience and one that probably won’t be seen again in the UK for some time to come.
Two great acts on the bill, delivering the goods before the headliners had even finished sharing Stacy’s Mom backstage… probably.
Clad in their spandex trousers that in the case of Lexxi and Satchel matched the color of their guitars!, they opened up their set with ‘Eyes of a Panther’
if there is room in the Heavy Metal genre for the likes of Alestorm, Steel Panther, Tenacious D etc then I think that there must be room for Baby Metal