[Concert Review] The Last Rockstars Fly High in Debut Concert Final Stop in LA


On February 10, super rock group The Last Rockstars finished off their debut tour in LA with a sold-out show at the Hollywood Palladium. The concert was both live and available for global livestream via the Veeps app.

The concert opened up with the all-woman band Band-Maid hyping up the crowd with a 20-minute set.

After Band-Maid’s performance, we waited in burning anticipation for The Last Rockstars to take the stage.

The Last Rockstars delivered an electrifying performance. The band took the stage to thunderous applause, and from the very first note, they had the crowd in the palm of their hand.



Lead singer Hyde’s powerful vocals soared throughout the venue, commanding everyone's attention. The guitar riffs from Sugizo and Miyavi were nothing short of amazing, and the thundering beats from drummer Yoshiki kept the energy level high.

The band played songs including "Messiah," "Shine” and "Psycho Love.” The band played covers of their own individual songs such as Hyde's "6 or 9" Miyavi's "Bang" and X Japan's Born to be Free,  L’arc-En-Ciel's "Honey" and the crowd was singing along and dancing along to every song.


The rockers showed off their musical diversity while Sugizo did a violin solo and a guitar duet with Miyavi and Yoshiki performed both a drum and piano solo. 




Check out the full setlist here. 

THE LAST ROCKSTARS Setlist Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Live Debut 2023


The band's stage presence was equally impressive, with pyrotechnics, lasers, and a stunning light show that left the audience breathless. 

Overall, The Last Rockstars proved why they are considered one of the best live acts in the world composed of Japanese rock legends. Their energy and talent were undeniable, and they left their fans wanting more. 



It was an unforgettable night of rock and roll, and one that the fans will surely remember for a long time. The band says that they will return one day, so let’s anticipate the next time we can meet! 



Ciera Reeves

Ciera is the founder of KpopWise. She has been a fan of Korean pop culture since 2005 and writing about it since 2009. Her bias groups are VIXX and OnlyOneOf. She is a 2nd-3rd generation K-pop fan, but she is actively keeping up with the current artists. twitter instagram

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