Best Japanese Rock Bands


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161 Yellow Magic Orchestra
162 KRA

An extremely talented band with songs in a wide range of styles. They might be seen as a visual band, but that says nothing about their music! After all these years they still manage to surprise me with their new releases.

They aren't just oshare kei. They are Musicians. Unique voice & talented piano, great bass solos, awesome guitar and powerful drums. Yes, this is Marchen & Fancy Rock.

They have one of the most charismatic vocalist I have ever since. I was drawn to that when I first watch them live. They also create very unique music that can be easily distinguish from other bands. Vote for Kra~

This band has the most beautiful vocals.

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163 AAA
164 Last Alliance

I'm just surprised that this band is not mentioned. Can't help to give them this credit. Try listening to "hekireki" and "rag On". They really got the rock thing!

They're the BEST for me! Listen the song like "Spiral World" or "Drag on". Really really really love their music!

Best music I've ever heard from any rock band by far! Their music can go from very relaxing to a total headbanger. It's a shame that they are very underratted, because these guys seriously rock.

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165 lynch.

Super skilled band. Lots of interesting songs. They never seem to fail their fans. There's so much potential and even though they grew slowly, you can really tell that this band has fought/worked hard to get where they are right now. Help them grow fans, you all know lynch. Is worth it!

I'm in shock that a band with this much talent is so, so low on this list. Lynch has been around for over ten years, and for good reason. I am in love with Hazuki's voice, and it's a beautiful, melodic complement for the shredding guitars. I like the equilibrium of heavy metal and regular rock in most of their songs. Same for the vocals, the blend of screaming for some and traditional singing for the rest keeps it sounding balanced. And I love how the band also has ballads too; Eternity is such a beautiful song.

Lynch is better than 75% of the bands on this list, almost every other year they put out amazing albums and singles. Nagoya Kei is under rated just because they don't dress up as much and aren't as flashy, but their music is far superior. People need to wake up and realize superb talent.

WHY is lynch so low on this list?!?

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166 Flumpool

One of the most well-known bands in J-rock. Funny how there not higher in the list but I respect other peoples chosen superior as its only opinion.

Even if flumpool is not among the top 10 bands it will always be my favourite. I love the voice the vocalist ryuta.

Listen to HANA NI NARE "Become A Flower"! Beautiful song! I love all of their other songs too!

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167 Band-Maid

Incredible hard rock compositions that they play themselves! These are not just seriously cute women in a rock and roll band, these are talented musicians who bring it at every show! Two fabulous albums released in the last six months, and now they are starting to tour the West, with Seattle this past March, and London this month (May). MISA on bass, Akane on drums, and Kanami on lead guitar are as solid a back line as there is in any hard rock band in America.

They rock hard, beginning to end, awesome vocals and a beat that makes you move. Number one band of 2016.

They're such a great band. They just need more time just like Scandal.

One of the all female japanese band that will rock your head

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168 The Oral Cigarettes

Although their fairly new, they are absolutely amazing. Amazing songs, plus a really upbeat anime op. PERFECT!

Listened to a few songs so far and love them!

They deserve WAY more love.

Love all their songs, they're pretty unique~ Totally underrated by the way T_T

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169 Balzac

Balzac freakin owns, they should be higher on the list. Japanese punk rock is amazing!!!

170 Sadistic Mika Band
171 G.I.S.M.

one of the first hardcore punkbands of japan. very cool and very influencial. randy uchida is also a great guitarist

172 Acid Android

There music is different and unique, have to hand it to Yukihiro! He did a great job with this one, I recommend others to check them out!

the song of acid android have such feeling... they are full of passion!

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173 WAG
174 Sons Of All Pussys

Best band ever. Ken from L'Arc~en~ciel is amazing. I'd go as far to say that they're even better than Laruku themselves.

177 Lucifer
178 The Mad Capsule Markets

The best band that has EVER walked this earth. Kyono and his unique voice, takeshi and his head bobbing bass, the various guitarists throughout the years, and motokatsu on drums. They strted my dream of me moving to japan and my dream continues to grow to move there and I hope so soon. Its a shame these guys split though, but WAGDUG FUTURISTIC UNITY and aaeual are bands that have broken off. I stroongly reccomend them.

179 Chatmonchy

Great Japanese girl band with catchy songs and clever melody changes.

This was my first favourite band. I will be always in love with chatmonchy. I really like the hard work of Eriko, she is perfect, cute and with a great voice. Those girls are an inspiration to all the power-girl bands.

180 The Yellow Monkey

The most underated JRock band
Yoshii's lrics can move anyone when he sings whith emotion.
Emma's Guitar is just great and Heesey base is one of the best. Annie plays with lots of energy. Great band

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