Best Japanese Rock Albums

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Best of all Japanese rock videos, all kinds of rock in Japan. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Dir en grey - UROBOROS
I would be forever thankful for this album. Dir en grey did the great job, they show to us they're musicians like nobody else could be. So many great pieces. Every song on this album is living emotion which is growing in your heart like flower and dying really slow and painfully. Pure art.
Hah! Without a doubt! DEG owns has the best album and this list. There is so many different types of hard rock in this album.
Uroboros is the deepest album I've ever listened to. I love what Dir en grey do, and every time they do something better and better.
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2Luna Sea - Mother
Possibly the best name for this album... This album was the "mother" to many Japanese rock artist that came after Luna sea

3BUCK-TICK - Memento Mori
This album is gorgeous. It's such an excellent show of what they can do. One of my top favorite Buck-Tick songs is Coyote which is on Memento Mori. Memento Mori and Tenshi no Revolver are tied for me, two perfect albums to showcase their brilliant work. It's albums like these that make me excited for more. I think all Buck-Tick fans will agree that these are two must-haves!

4Lynch - Shadows

5The Studs - Alansmithee

6Kagerou - Shinjuku

7Maximum the Hormone - Bu Ikikaesu

Every track on this song is brilliant and flowing with the sound made only by MTH. Every last cord is amazing. MTH does what little bands can do and this album shows it best, they can combine several styles perfectly into one song and actually make it flow. Buikikaesu has no rival.

The album that defines MTH completely and changed hard rock history and is now one of the greatest Japanese bands. They even headline concerts that the GAZETTE is in! This is the only Japanese album to mix hardcore, punk, metal, alternative rock and pop...

(This album also made Death Note 10x more epic... )


8L'Arc~en~Ciel - KISS

this is my favorite album, you should listen this one!
i really suggest to all of japanese rock fans

get out of this list this is the best not that dir en grey album

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the best album is this not the dir en grey album, this is my list not yours

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9D'espairsRay - Coll:set

10Penicillin - Blue Heaven

The Contenders

11Vidoll - Monad

12B'z - LOOSE

13Janne Da Arc - ANOTHER STORY

Amazing album, it contains all sub genres you'd like to hear in J-rock!

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14the GazettE - DIM
Actually, Beautiful deformity must be the 1st

15BUCK-TICK - Tenshi no Revolver

one of the coolest albums of buck-tick

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16L'Arc~en~Ciel - REAL

17D'ERLANGER - LAZZARO

18X Japan - Dahlia

19Dir En Grey - Macabre

20D'ERLANGER - the price of being a rose is loneliness

21Orange Range - Natural

THIS ALbum get mtv video nusic japan award 2006 for best album of the year...!


22Scandal - Queens Are Trumps (Kirifuda Wa Queen)
The latest album from #1 All-girl Rock Band! They had it all---Talent, Looks, Attitude---and they're still improving! And the combination of Haru's, Tomo's and Mami's voices is just so amazing!
This album is awesome. The first song from album it really rocks. True queens of rock music

23DIE IN CRIES - Eros

24B'z - Eleven

25Dir en Grey - The Marrow of a Bone

26B'z - ACTION

27Janne Da Arc - Z-HARD

28BUG - angel's trumpet

esp the song Flower of Romance

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29Orange Range - Orange Range

30Dead End - METAMORPHOSIS

31Let's Fire - Fire Bomber

32Malice Mizer - Merveilles

33Mr. Children - Atomic Heart

34BUCK-TICK - Taboo

35D'ERLANGER - PANDORA

36L'Arc~en~Ciel - ark

37BUG - BUGMANIA

38LUNA SEA - SHINE

39Orange Range - MusiQ

40L'Arc~en~Ciel - ray

with the exception of ORANGE RANGE these are my best albums

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41D'ERLANGER - D'ERLANGER

42B'z - MAGIC

better than the overrated album of dir en grey

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43B'z - Circle

44Unsraw - Abel/Kein

45hide - Ja, Zoo

46Versailles - Jubilee

47Alice Nine - Gemini

48Alice Nine - Vandalize

49Glay - Heavy Gauge

50Zigzo - Add9 Suicide

51The Pillows - Happy Bivouac

52Dir en Grey - Vulgar

53Sharan Q - Gambler

54Cali Gari - Dai 5 Jikkenshitsu

55the Gazette - NIL

brilliant. the gazette has once again proved us that all their albums are genius. nice job guys!

Absolutely brilliant, from the first note to the last. They always manage to change their style so effortly. My favourite Japanese Rock Album by far.

It's better than the Dir en Grey rubbish by far. This is real music.


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Updated Tuesday, April 22, 2014


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