Best Melodic Death Metal Bands from Japan

List about the best Japanese metal bands, which play Melodic Death Metal.

The Top Ten

1 Imperial Circus Dead Decadence

Great band and an original style

Great band mixing Melodic Death Metal with Melodic Black, Symphonic and many other different styles. A very cool listen! - Flav

2 Serpent

Incredible band, they have only 2 albums so far, but these are insane records! Definitely check them out! - Flav

3 MergingMoon

They mix modern Melodic Death Metal with Electronic Music. For many metal fans (like me) those kind of mixes often sound cringeworthy, but in case of MergingMoon its actually very well executed! - Flav

4 Serenity In Murder

My favorite band of all time. Can also be considered as a symphonic death metal band. Amazing female singer, kill guitars, but the best part is the composition itself. Check it out if you haven't, I never seen anyone who disliked them yet!

5 Thousand Eyes
6 Intestine Baalism

While not fully a melodic death metal band, but a band which combines old school death metal with melodic death metal, they are a gem for both fans. fans of old school death metal shoukd focus on their early output "An Anatomy Of The Beast" and fans of melodeath should definitely listen to "Banquet In The Darkness", which is one of the best melodic death metal albums in my opinion (start with the 2nd song though)! - Flav

7 Sorrow Of Tranquility
8 Shadow
9 Lost Eden
10 Veiled in Scarlet

The Contenders

11 Gyze
12 Galmet
13 Mysterious Priestess
14 Blood Stain Child
15 Another Stream
16 Followbane
17 Nameless One

Nameless one is the best ^o^

18 To Mega Therion
19 No Limited Spiral
20 Regnum Caelorum Et Gehenna
21 Colourfast
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23 Hemorrhoid Carnage
24 Hate God Breed
25 Evilchoir
26 Brunhild
27 Corvus
28 Deathlike Dissonance
29 Subhumanrace
30 Manipulated Slaves
31 Ignis-Fatuus
32 Embrace Selegy
33 Another Dimension
34 Shatter Silence
35 Apocalypse
36 Noxious
37 Plasmajet
38 Serpent Wraith
39 Without a Name
40 Vertex
41 Xecsnoin
42 Apologist
43 Zenithrash
44 My Material Season
45 Plastic Earth
46 Hatred Angel
47 Endemic Fear
48 Faintest Hope
49 Ares
50 Black Despair
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