Japanese superstars MAN WITH A MISSION will make their first appearance at X Games, the world's largest international competition for action sports. 'Tonight, Tonight', taken from upcoming album Break and Cross the Walls II, will also be the official theme song for the event.
Previously world-class musicians such as Metallica, Kanye West, G-Eazy, Ice Cube, Nicki Minaj, Wu-Tang Clan, The Chain Smokers, Diplo, Tiesto have participated in each country's competition. Now, the tournament comes to Japan for the first time on 23 April, with MAN WITH A MISSION set to perform on the main stage to an expected audience of over 50,000 people.
Tokyo Tanaka, MAN WITH A MISSION vocalist and leader who also loves to skateboard and snowboard, says, "X Games is being held in Japan - I'm so excited! It's an event I've been longing to come here, and to be able to perform live there, I can't help but get excited! See you all at the world's top action sports festival, moriagarimasho!! Let's go!!!"
Break and Cross the Walls II, the forthcoming 14-track album of huge rock anthems also includes further songs selected for huge syncs including ‘More Than Words’, which has been selected as the theme song for upcoming movie Radiation House: The Movie out later this month, and ‘Blaze’ which is the opening theme song of the TV animation Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans, which is already broadcast in Japan. The album is available to preorder now from JPU Records, and includes lyric translations and romaji transliterations edited by the band's guitarist Jean-Ken Johnny.