Best Japanese Rock Bands

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162 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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163 Hello Sleepwalkers

I can't believe this isn't even in the top ten...Hello Sleepwalkers is one of the most amazing bands I've ever discovered. Everyone needs to listen to them.

One of the best bands I've heard in a while! Definitely worth checking out.

This band is so underrated. Man, people in the world should at least listen to them. They are originals

I LOVE THAT THEY don't ONLY HAVE ONE SINGER AND THAT EVERYONE PLAYS AN INSTRUMENT, they let other people sing instead of the lead singer, and the lead singer plays an instrument as well

You should listen to “Ray of sunlight”, “Saru Wa Ki Kara Doko e Ochiru”, and “Hyakki Yakou”
Cause they are my top three rn

Cause thy are my favorite rn

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164 G.I.S.M.

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

165 Boredoms

Saw them live, one of the most unique bands around

Why the hell aren't Boredoms on the list?! They make some of the most unique and fantastic music on the planet! Listen to Vision Creation Newsun and tell me they don't belong on this list.

These guys are one of the most unique and amazing groups of all time. Listen to Vision Creation Newsun and see what I mean.

166 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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167 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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168 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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169 Megaromania

A good band to be recommended since its music is delicately composed like Versailles, including the costumes and has an elegant flair. They are as good as Versailles.

170 Gedo

Just pure silly rhythm+blues/ punk rock n roll. Been around since the mid-70s, Their first and most well known album (self-titled) was recorded entirely live and not even mastered properly. I'd say The Stooges are a similar-sounding western comparison.

171 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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172 WAG
173 Humming Bird
174 OZ

Best Japanese metal band hands down, sad to see them go. Not copy-cats they own their own sound and at one time their own look in a sea of Kei.

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175 Sadistic Mika Band
176 Lucifer
177 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.

178 Ayabie

I LOVE Ayabie. Although they disbanded, Aoi's vocals, Yumehito's bright colorful outfits and cute appearance, the way the band members looked as if they had so much fun, it always kept me going! All the songs, so beautiful that I can hardly describe them. I would love to see this band be #1 but it would be just as good if others took time to listen to this band and say, "oh gosh, I love these people" like I have. I will forever love Ayabie, AYABIE and Aoi from Ayabie. I'll always hope they get back together or continue their separate ways successfully.
Forever a fan and always loving them.

Ayabie or AYABIE this band is and forever will be the greatest band I've ever heard. Their music is the best.

There is not one Ayabie song I do not love! Their music is beautiful and Aoi's voice is entrancing. I'm really sad that I found out about them after their disbandment... But Aoi and Ryohei's new projects 168 and Megamasso are amazing as well ^_^

179 Yousei Teikoku

I really like this band. Not my favorite but they should be higher on the list

How can this band be this low on the leader board vocal talent and musical immersion is second to none.

I love yousei Teikoku, this band is amazing, magnific, is perfect.

Das feenreich shoul be number 1 on this list

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180 Balzac

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

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