Hyde Appointed As Sightseeing Ambassador Of Wakayama City

HYDE appointed as sightseeing ambassador of Wakayama City

HYDE has been appointed as the sightseeing ambassador of Wakayama City. A swearing-in ceremony was held at the end of his acoustic concert 'HYDE ACOUSTIC CONCERT 2019 Kuromisa BIRTHDAY' held on January 30 at Wakayama Big Whale. 

As ambassador, HYDE will show the appeal of the city to people both within and outside Japan. HYDE is originally from Wakayama, and he talked about his feelings toward his hometown during the concert. 

Hyde Announces New Release Date For 'zipang' + Asia Tour

HYDE announces new release date for 'ZIPANG' + Asia tour

HYDE will release his single "ZIPANG" on February 6. 

"ZIPANG" is a ballad that was written with the image of old Japan, and YOSHIKI (X JAPAN) participated in the recording as the pianist. As the coupling track, the single includes a cover of Duran Duran's "Ordinary World." This single was originally scheduled to be released on January 23, but was postponed due to circumstances in the production of the song. 

Hyde Pens Image Song For Game 'devil May Cry'

HYDE pens image song for game 'Devil May Cry'

HYDE has penned a new song titled "MAD QUALIA" for Capcom's action game 'Devil May Cry 5.' 

The latest of the 'Devil May Cry' series will be released worldwide on March 8. HYDE had previously revealed that he plays the game and is a fan of the series. You can listen to a clip of "MAD QUALIA" in the trailer below. 

Hyde Becomes The Mad Hatter In Pv For 'fake Divine'

HYDE becomes the mad hatter in PV for 'FAKE DIVINE'

HYDE has revealed the short trailer for his new song "FAKE DIVINE." 

This song will be released as HYDE's new single on October 24. For the PV, HYDE proposed the motif of "Alice in Wonderland" with a Halloween vibe. He transforms into the Mad Hatter who sings "FAKE DIVINE" in the underworld. The PV also features other characters of "Alice in Wonderland" such as Alice, White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, and Queen of Hearts. 

Hyde Adds 14 New Dates To His Live Tour

HYDE adds 14 new dates to his live tour

HYDE has added new dates to his ongoing tour 'HYDE LIVE 2018.'

At this time, 14 new dates have been added, which include eight days at Zepp Tokyo, and two days each at Zepp Nagoya, DRUM LOGOS (Fukuoka), and BARK UP (Fukuoka). You can check out the new dates below. 

Hyde To Hold Asia Tour In May

HYDE to hold Asia tour in May

It's been announced that HYDE will hold an Asia tour titled 'HYDE ACOUSTIC CONCERT TOUR 2018 -Kuromisa ASIA-' in May. 

The upcoming tour is a continuation of HYDE's acoustic live 'HYDE Christmas Concert 2017 -Kuromisa TOKYO-' held in December at Makuhari Messe. It's scheduled to kick off on May 2 and 3 in Shanghai, China. Afterwards, he will make stops in Beijing, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Taiwan. 

Hyde To Produce Cover Of 'halloween Party' By Kids Unit

HYDE to produce cover of 'HALLOWEEN PARTY' by kids unitA musical unit comprised of elementary school students called HALLOWEEN DOLLS will release a single produced by HYDE (VAMPS, L'Arc-en-Ciel) on October 7.
The single is a cover of HALLOWEEN JUNKY ORCHESTRA's Halloween song "HALLOWEEN PARTY" which was first released back in 2012. A new version was released the following year, and this year, it will be released as a cover.