J-rock

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J-rock (abbreviation of Japanese Rock) is one of the most followed genres of the Japanese music industry, and it includes groups where the main influence is, obviously, the Rock genre. The most famous sub-genre of J-rock is Visual Kei.


X-Japan (Also Visual Kei)

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Recommended Albums: Blue Blood / Jealousy
Recommended Songs: Kurenai / Silent Jealousy / X / Miscast / Endless Rain / Crucify my Love / Tears
Best PVs: Crucify my Love
Website:http://www.xjapanmusic.com/
Social:https://www.facebook.com/XJapan?fref=ts | https://twitter.com/xjapanofficial
Year: 1982 – Active

GACKT

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Recommended Albums: Mars
Recommended Songs: Ghost / Jesus / REDEMPTION / Claymore / Sakura Chinu / Returner -Yami no shueen-
Best PVs: Vanilla
Website:http://www.gackt.com/
Social:https://twitter.com/GACKThttps://www.facebook.com/GACKTOfficialpage?fref=ts
Year: 1994 – Active

Miyavi

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Recommended Albums: THIS IS THE JAPANESE KABUKI ROCK / galyuu /MYVPOPS
Recommended Songs: Ashita, genki ni naare / Kimi ni negai wo / Subarashikikana, kono sekai
Best PVs: Kekkonshiki no Uta / Ahead of the Light / Senor Senor Senorita
Website:http://myv382tokyo.com/?aid=222
Social:https://twitter.com/MIYAVI_OFFICIAL | https://www.facebook.com/MIYAVI.OFFlCIAL
Year: 1999 – Active

B’z

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Recommended Albums: Brotherhood / Monster
Recommended Songs: Love Phantom, Ultra Soul, Hadashi no Megami
Best PVs: Ocean
Website:http://bz-vermillion.com/index2.html
Social:https://twitter.com/Bz_Official | https://www.facebook.com/bz.official?fref=ts
Year: 1988 – Active

Tokyo Jihen

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Recommended Albums: Otona / Sports
Recommended Songs: Shuraba / O.S.C.A. / Killer-Tune
Best PVs: Spa & Treatment (live show)
Website:http://www.tokyojihen.com/
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Year: 2003 – 2012 (Disbanded)

Shiina Ringo (Also J-pop)

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Recommended Albums: Shōso Strip /Karuki Samen Kuri no Hana / Sanmon Gossip
Recommended Songs: Seishuun no Mataki / It was You / NIPPON / Shun / Koroshiya Kiki Ippatsu
Best PVs: Netsuai Hakkakuchuu
Website:http://www.kronekodow.com/
Social: none
Year: 1998 – Active

Sakanaction

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Recommended Albums: GO TO THE FUTURE EP / kikUUiki / Shinshiro / DocumentaLy / Sakanaction
Recommended Songs: Sen to Rei /Aruku Around / Identity / Rookie / Bach no Senritsu / INORI / Music
Best PVs: Aruku Around / Rookie / Music
Website:http://sakanaction.jp/top.php
Social:https://www.facebook.com/Sakanaction.officialhttps://twitter.com/sakanaction
Year: 2005 – Active

Passepied

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Recommended Albums:  Makunochi-ism EP / Shaba Lover
Recommended Songs: Toryanse / Ura no Ura
Best PVs: Toryanse
Website: http://passepied.info/
Social: https://twitter.com/passepied_info
Year: 2009 – Active

Gesu no Kiwami Otome.

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Recommended Albums: Miryoku ga Sugoi yo / Ryoseibai
Recommended Songs: Dress no Nugitaka, Watashi Igai Watashi ja Nai no, Parallel Spec
Best PVs:  Parallel Spec, Romance ga Ariamaru, オトナチック
Website: http://gesuotome.com/
Social: https://twitter.com/gesu_otome
Year: 2012 – Active

indigo la End

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Recommended Albums: Sayonara, Subarashii Sekai
Recommended Songs: Sayonara Bell, Hitomi ni Utsurunai
Best PVs: Sayonara Bell
Website: http://blog.livedoor.jp/indigolaend/
Social: https://twitter.com/indigolaEnd
Year: 2010 – Active

Shinsei Kamattechan

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Recommended Albums: Tomodachi wo Koroshite Mde / Tsumanne / Minna Shine
Recommended Songs: Front Memory, Black Egg, Summer Vacation of a 23-years old
Best PVs: Black Egg (Live), Front Memory
Website: http://nekonekonekoneko.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/
Social: https://twitter.com/0u0hanako666
Year: 2007 – Active

Shishamo

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Recommended Albums: Sotsugyō SeisakuShishamo 3
Recommended Songs: Kimi to NatsuFes, Boku Jitsu wa
Best PVs: 熱帯夜
Website:
http://shishamo.biz/
Social:
https://twitter.com/shishamo_band
Year: 2010 – Active

toe

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Recommended Albums: New Sentimentality EP / For Long Tomorrow
Recommended Songs: Good Bye / You Go / Long Tomorrow / The Future is Now
Best PVs: Good Bye
Website: http://www.toe.st/
Social: https://www.facebook.com/toemusic
Year: 2000 – Active

BUCK TICK

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Recommended Albums: Memento Mori
Recommended Songs: ALice in Wonder Underground / Romance / Jupiter / Coyote
Best PVs: Romance
Website:http://buck-tick.com/
Social:https://twitter.com/BUCKTICK_INFO
Year: 1983 – Active

Asian Kung-fu Generation

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Recommended Albums: Sol-fa
Recommended Songs: Understand / Rewrite / Blue Train / Solanine / Imada Minu Ashita Ni
Best PVs: Blackout / Blue Train / All Right part 2
Website:http://www.asiankung-fu.com/
Social: /
Year: 1996 – Active

L’Arc-en-ciel

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Recommended Albums: Ark
Recommended Songs: White Feathers / Forbidden Lovers / Driver’s High / New World / Good Luck my Way / Ready Steady Go / Fourth Avenue Cafe
Website:http://www.larc-en-ciel.com/
Social:https://www.facebook.com/pages/LArc-en-Ciel
Year: 1991 – Active

One OK Rock

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Recommended Albums: Jinsei x Boku =
Recommended Songs: The Beginning / Clock Strikes / Mighty Long Fall
Best PVs: The Beginning
Website:http://www.oneokrock.com/index.html
Social:https://www.facebook.com/ONEOKROCKhttps://twitter.com/ONEOKROCK_japan
Year: 2005 – Active

UVERworld

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Recommended Albums: PROGLUTION / AwakEVE
Recommended Songs: Hakanaku mo Towa no Kanashi / D-Tecno Life /Kanashimi wa Kitto / The Over
Best PVs: Core Pride
Website:http://www.uverworld.com/
Social:https://twitter.com/UVERworld_dR2
Year: 2000 – Active

MAXIMUM THE HORMONE

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Recommended Albums: Rokkinpo Goroshi, Buiikikaesu
Recommended Songs: Tsume! Tsume! Tsume! / Koi no Mega Lover / What’s up people?
Best PVs: Koi no Mega Lover / Alien
Website:http://www.maximumthehormone.jp/news.html
Social:https://www.facebook.com/mthofficial?fref=ts
Year: 1998 – Active

MAN WITH A MISSION

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Recommended Albums: Mash Up the World / Tales of Purefly
Recommended Songs: NEVER FXXXXN’ MIND THE RULES / Emotions / Wake myself again
Best PVs: Emotions / Get off my Way
Website:http://mwamofficial.com/
Social:https://www.facebook.com/MWAMjapan?fref=tshttps://twitter.com/mwamjapan
Year: 2010 – Active