YOSHIKI Amongst Five Japanese Artists Newly Added to the 2014 SXSW Lineup

Oi, Yoshiki, you might want to get back on that plane, you’ve got SXSW to prepare for! The X-Japan star is amongst five Japanese acts recently added to the American festival’s lineup this March. Two previous announcements for the week long music extravaganza revealed that a whopping ten artists from Japan were already confirmed. Now, Yoshiki will be joining them along with indie legends Buffalo Daughter, Tokyo’s Gezan, cheery Kyoto quintet Happy and girl-rock duo Zarigani$.

The festivities kick off from 12-17 March 2014, and the full schedule of can be viewed online by clicking here.

The full list of artists from Japan appearing at SXSW 2014 is as follows;
[Champagne],
Buffalo Daughter,
Chihiro Yamazaki+RUOTE14band,
Gezan,
Happy,
Jungles from Red Bacteria Vacuum,
Mayu Wakisaka,
Mothercoat,
Romi,
Sentimental City Romance,
The Starbems,
Starmarie,
Vampillia,
YOSHIKI, and
Zarigani$.

We’ll leave you with this classic from Buffalo Daughter:

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About Tom Smith
Some say he's fuelled on nothing but energy drinks, and that when he visits Japan, he spends the whole time engaging the ground in an all too familiar way. But what we do know is that his words on the country's entertainment and culture find their way into NEO Magazine on a monthly basis, while everything else finds its way here. Be it quirky news item from the Land of the Rising Sun, or a story so gruesome it'd be rude not to pass it on, you'll find it here along with his general posts about life, work and most importantly play. And yes, he has had articles printed in the likes of MCV, GamesMaster, 360 Gamer and more, thanks for noticing.

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