This is not an overview of the best bands. Here is a list of Japanese rock bands that you should pay attention to. The list is a priori incomplete, if you want to add your Japanese rock group to this list, then just write to the administrator (contact information at the bottom of the site).
X Japan - is a legendary Japanese metal band with a rich history and amazing music. Although the group was founded in 1982, the activity of these guys is still preserved.
Dir en grey
Dir en grey - is a well-known Japanese metal band. The guys have a rather gloomy style and complex music. This is a very hard-working rock band and it can be called a unique phenomenon in the Japanese rock scene.
the GazettE - is a very popular Japanese rock band all over the world. Their musical style is suitable for most listeners. Also, the group pleases fans with its "visual kei" styles.
Versailles - is a Japanese metal band. Since the foundation of this group gained popularity almost immediately. Very atmospheric rock music and chic images in the style of Visual kei. From 2012 to 2016 the band had a break, but now they are back in the same lineup.
MEJIBRAY - is a Japanese visual kei rock band. The band has a very rich and aggressive sound. But it all sounds very melodic. But most of all the group surprises with its visual kei style. It's not enough to just listen to them, you just need to watch!
Wagakki Band - is a Japanese rock band with a traditional bias. These guys play stunning music from a mixture of traditional instruments and rock band style. Moreover, they have a very beautiful visual kei style. And it should be noted that the main vocal of the band is female!