List of Famous Bands from Hokkaido

List of Hokkaido bands, listed by their level of fame. This Hokkaido musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Hokkaido bands are included, as well as many Hokkaido musicians of underground status. This list of Hokkaido musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Hokkaido bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List bands include The Pillows, Glay and more.

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  • The Pillows
    Pop punk, Power pop, Alternative rock
    • Albums: LITTLE BUSTERS: float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, Ame ni utaeba, Pied Piper, Smile
    The Pillows are a Japanese alternative rock band formed in 1989. As of 2014, the group has released 19 original studio albums, several EPs and compilations, and over 30 singles. Outside Japan, they ...more
  • Glay
    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock
    • Albums: Hai to Diamond, One Love, Speed Pop, The Frustrated, UNITY ROOTS & FAMILY
    GLAY is a Japanese rock band, formed in Hakodate in 1988. Glay primarily composes songs in the rock and pop genres, but they have also arranged songs using elements from a wide variety of genres, ...more
  • Ezo
    Glam metal, Heavy metal
    • Albums: EZO, Fire Fire, ESA
    Ezo was a Japanese heavy metal band originally formed as Flatbacker in the spring of 1982 in Sapporo, Japan out of the remnants of two high school bands, Power-Station and Scrap. Ezo has been named a ...more
  • Kaori Iida
    J-pop, Enka
    • Albums: Osavurio: Ai wa Matte Kurenai, Plein d'Amour ~Ai ga Ippai~, Avenir: Mirai, Paradinome ~Koi ni Mi wo Yudanete~, Aegekai ni Dakarete
    Kaori Iida (飯田 圭織, Iida Kaori, born August 8, 1981 in Hokkaidō, Japan) is a Japanese pop singer and actress, associated with Hello! Project and best known as a founding member of the girl band ...more
  • Sakanaction
    Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
    • Albums: Go to the Future, Night Fishing, Shinshiro, Sakanaction, Sen to Rei
    Sakanaction, stylised as sakanaction, are a Japanese rock band from Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Their music is a fusion of alternative rock, electronic, pop, and new wave styles, and is thus difficult ...more
  • Miz
    Pop music, Rock music, J-pop
    • Albums: Say It's Forever, Dreams, Story Untold, Story Untold - Second press, New Day
    Mizuki Watanabe (渡邊瑞枝, Watanabe Mizuki, born March 6, 1981 in Kitami, Hokkaidō, Japan), better known simply as Miz, is a Japanese pop/rock singer and actress. Though most of her music is released in ...more