Recently, at a press conference held in Tokyo, further details about the hide memorial summit were revealed. Present at the press conference were YOSHIKI (X JAPAN), Ryuichi Kawamura (LUNA SEA), Takanori Nishikawa (T.M.Revolution), the band members of Maximum The Hormone and Hiroshi Matsumoto, hide's younger brother. There were also representatives of the charities hide used to support: a bone marrow transplant and a breast cancer charity. The host of the evening was TOSHI of X JAPAN.
The hide memorial summit will be held on Saturday May 3rd and Sunday May 4th at the Ajinomoto Stadium.
The line-ups for both concerts have been announced, revealing quite interesting names:
May 3rd: hide with Spread Beaver, T.M.Revolution, RIZE, DJ OZMA, Maximum The Hormone, hurdy gurdy, Phantasmagoria, Versailles, MarBell, and DaizyStripper.
May 4th: X JAPAN, LUNA SEA, Dir en grey, MUCC, D'espairsRay, the Underneath, oblivion dust, and heidi.