09 Mar '11, 4am

Thank you @yurikageyama from AP

Thank you @yurikageyama from AP

Concerts by his heavy metal band X Japan pack stadiums. Everywhere he goes, he is trailed by screaming fans. But that's just being big in Japan. Yoshiki (above) has his eyes on bigger horizons: fame in the global music industry. TOKYO - YOSHIKI has sold more than 30 million records. Concerts by his heavy metal band X Japan pack stadiums. Everywhere he goes, he is trailed by screaming fans. But that's just being big in Japan. Yoshiki has his eyes on bigger horizons: fame in the global music industry. It's not enough he has his share of followers in neighbouring China, Taiwan and South Korea. What he wants is stardom in the US, the home of rock 'n' roll. 'I want to be a household name,' Yoshiki told The Associated Press in a recent interview. 'If you're going to do something, there is nothing but reaching the very top.' A Los Angeles resident for more than a decade, Yoshiki,...

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