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International Players Series: HIDE of X Japan

Now it’s time to feature some cool players outside the Anglophone universe, and of course one of the most notable is the Japanese guitar icon Hide.
According to Wikipedia and other blogs:

“Hideto Matsumoto (松本 秀人 Matsumoto Hideto?, December 13, 1964 – May 2, 1998), known exclusively by his stage name hide (written in all capital letters when he was with X Japan and in all lowercase letters when solo), was a popular Japanese visual kei rock musician. He was primarily known for his work as lead guitarist of… Read More

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