X Japan's guitarist and then vocalist and guitarist for his solo project 'hide with Spread Beaver' and the American based band Zilch.
Famous for his pink hair, which earned him the nickname 'Pink Spider'.
Commited suicide May 2nd, 1998, leaving thousands of fans, a few of which attempted suicide too.
His name is alway lowercased.
Look at the hide plushie!
hide was an awesome guitarist.
pink haired god of rock. lowercase h, bitches. drink or die.
"On geetah-- hide!" "Oh my fucking hide!"
One cool pink-haired dude who died in 1998.
"I miss hide, he was so awesome"
"Yeah me too. I think I'll dye my hair pink"
hide was a brilliant musician, full of talent, who shocked all of the world with his tragic suicide on May the second, 1998, at 8:30 PM. He came home drunk and had hung himself on his bathroom door with a towel. He's known for working with X Japan and Spread Beaver, and always had flaming pink hair which earned him the nickname "Pink Spider", which was the name of one of his most well-known songs. It's a rumour that this song was a suicide note in disquise. His name is always in lower case letters
1: I dearly miss hide.
2: Long live the Pink Spider!
Equilly popular with former drummer Yoshiki, this former guitarist saddened all of Japan. He was rich & had a new album he was working on, hardly depressing. He came home drunk one night & hung himself with a towel. Many believe he was murdered but it couln't possibly have been an "accident" A large museum was deticated to him after death.
Ironically, Hizumi from early Madeth Gray'll died on the same day. Also, a friend of Hide's from early Das:Vasser died in a car crash on the way to his funeral.
Hideto Matsumoto, more commonly known by his nickname hide (lowercase 'h')was the brilliant, flamboyant, pink-haired guitarist of legendary Japanese rock band X Japan
. He died on May 2nd, 1998 at the age of 33, though the manner of his death is debatable.
He achieved godly status with many in Japan and all over Asia. Over 70,000 people attended his funeral and a museum was built in his honour.
Apart from X Japan, he also formed the band Yokosuka Saver Tiger, took part in an American collaboration, Zilch, was a part of hide with Spread Beaver, and had a successful solo career.
Will there ever be a person as amazing as hide again?
Guitarist for band X-Japan
, but when they disbanded, was able to work more on other music career. Had a couple solo albums then an album with Zilch and another with Spread Beaver, both his bands. Committed suicide.
"Dice" is one great hide song.