Japanese bass player who is better known by his stage name, Heath, and played in the heavy metal band X Japan. He is also an author, researcher, craftsman, and an artist. In 1996 he released his first novel, The Perfect Insider, and has released over 30 others since.
He was a member of several heavy metal bands in Japan, starting with Paranoia in 1986, and Sweet Death in 1992.
After X Japan broke up, he had a successful solo career, and he rejoined X Japan when they reformed in 2007.
He was born in Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan.
Yoshiki was the frontman for his band X Japan for its entire run.