Best Melodic Death Metal Bands from Japan

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

The Top Ten

1 Serpent

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

2 Imperial Circus Dead Decadence

Great band mixing Melodic Death Metal with Melodic Black, Symphonic and many other different styles. A very cool listen! - 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 Veiled in Scarlet
10 Gyze

The Contenders

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

Nameless one is the best ^o^

18 Regnum Caelorum Et Gehenna
19 Colourfast
20 Thousand Leaves Thousand Leaves A Thousand Leaves is the 10th studio album by the American experimental rock band Sonic Youth, released on May 12, 1998, by DGC Records.
21 Hemorrhoid Carnage
22 Mysterious Priestess
23 Hate God Breed
24 Evilchoir
25 Brunhild
26 Corvus
27 Deathlike Dissonance
28 Subhumanrace
29 To Mega Therion
30 Manipulated Slaves
31 Ignis-Fatuus
32 Embrace Selegy
33 Another Dimension
34 Shatter Silence
35 Apocalypse
36 No Limited Spiral
37 Noxious
38 Plasmajet
39 Serpent Wraith
40 Without a Name
41 Vertex
42 Xecsnoin
43 Apologist
44 Zenithrash
45 My Material Season
46 Plastic Earth
47 Hatred Angel
48 Endemic Fear
49 Faintest Hope
50 Ares
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