Fuji Rock Festival

  1. Radiohead Headlines, Onda Vaga Lights Up 16th Annual Fuji Rock Festival

    August 08, 2012 12:01 PM EDT Fuji Rock Festival has had one of its most heavily attended editions in years, and it was sunny and warm to boot. The three-day fest held at a ski resort on Mt. Naeba in Niigata prefecture, Japan had seen significant rain every year since 2003 but ...

  2. Japan's Fuji Rock Fest -- Featuring Radiohead, Stone Roses and Many Other Brits -- Kicks Off Friday

    July 25, 2012 10:50 AM EDT The granddaddy of all the modern Japanese rock fest, Fuji Rock, is hosting a line-up that seems influenced by the London Olympics, which start on the same day. Skip To Bottom The 16th annual Fuji Rock Festival, which starts Friday and runs through ...

  3. Massive Attack, Muse Confirmed For Fuji Rock Fest

    March 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Japan's leading one-location music event, Fuji Rock Festival, has announced some of the main headliners for its 14th edition, to be held July 30 to Aug. 1. The lead acts announced so far include Massive Attack, Muse, Ian Brown, Air, Vampire W ...

  4. Japanese Rocker Kiyoshiro Imawano Dies

    May 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Japanese rocker Kiyoshiro Imawano, leader of the groundbreaking band RC Succession and later a solo act, has died in Tokyo at 58. RC Succession started as a Ventures cover band in 1966 but moved on to be one of the leading rock bands in Japan with ...

  5. Weezer, Fall Out Boy For Fuji Rock 2009

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT International acts Weezer, Fall Out Boy and Franz Ferdinand are among the first acts confirmed for headline slots at this year's Fuji Rock Festival, Japan's leading annual outdoor music event. The 13th edition of the festival will take p ...

  6. Fuji Rock Fest Unveils Line-Up

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Reformed U.K./Irish alternative rock act My Bloody Valentine will join dance outfit Underworld, former Stone Roses singer Ian Brown and Bootsy Collins' Tribute to the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, at this year's Fuji Rock Festival. Tok ...

  7. Fuji Rocks In July

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST This year's Fuji Rock Festival will be held July 25-27 at the Naeba ski resort in Niigata Prefecture, northwest of Tokyo, promoter Smash Corp. has confirmed. Tokyo-based Smash Corp. president Masahiro Hidaka says that because 2008 marks 150 y ...

  8. Iggy, Kaiser Chiefs Lord It Over Fuji Fest

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Iggy and the Stooges, the Shins, the Kaiser Chiefs and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are among the first group of acts confirmed to play at this year's Fuji Rock Festival, which takes place July 27-29 in Naeba, Japan. Also confirmed is leading Jap ...

  9. Chili Peppers, Franz Heat Up Fuji Bill

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this year's Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this ...

  10. Chili Peppers, Franz Heat Up Fuji Bill

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Japan fest held July 28-30. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this year's Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan. Tokyo-based concert promoter Smash have also confirmed Broken Social Sc ...