X Japan will perform their 1st large scale concert in eight years!!

Though they have been playing smaller venues, Japanese rock band X Japan has made the decision to perform their first large scale concert in nearly a decade. The reveal came during a Nico Nico live stream by band leader YOSHIKI. They will perform a three-day concert at the Makuhari Messe venue in Chiba, Japan from September 28-30. The last time X Japan has done a large show was in 2010 at the Nissan Stadium, which drew in 130,000 fans.

X Japan has done anime themes, most notable is the songs in the X² music video collection and the X movie later on. Their most recent collaboration is the opening theme “Red Swan” to the third season of “Attack on Titan”. YOSHIKI worked with L’Arc-en-Ciel lead singer, HYDE on the song. X Japan is currently working on their sixth studio album, their first in 20 years, which supposed to be released in the Summer or Fall of 2018.

Sources: X JAPAN website, Anime News Network