music Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List

Reference
29 items Embed

List of Japanese alternative metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as alternative metal solo artists from Japan are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Japanese music that you've never heard before. The alternative metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Japan. If you think the best Japanese alternative metal band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

The list you're viewing is made up of different bands like the GazettE and Maximum the Hormone.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular alternative metal bands from Japan?" and "Which alternative metal bands started in Japan?" then this list will answer your questions.

1
the GazettE is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
the GazettE Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

15 Japanese Bands You Should Listen to If You Love Anime Intros The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

2
Maximum the Hormone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Maximum the Hormone Pop punk, Nu metal, Rock music

3
Dir En Grey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Dir En Grey Doom metal, Nu metal, Rock music

4
girugämesh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
girugämesh Post-metal, Nu metal, Shoegazing

5
Blood Stain Child is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Blood Stain Child Electro-industrial, Symphonic black metal, Euro-trance

6
Kaoru is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Kaoru Rock music, Heavy metal, Experimental metal

7
deathgaze is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
deathgaze Progressive metal, Groove metal, Melodic death metal

8
Gackt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Gackt Neo-progressive rock, Pop punk, Synthpop

9
Pay Money To My Pain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Pay Money To My Pain Nu metal, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

10
Mucc is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Mucc Rock music, Dance-rock, Experimental rock

11
Mana is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Mana Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

12
Jinn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Jinn Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie rock

13
12012 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
12012 Nu metal, Progressive metal, Pop music

14
9mm Parabellum Bullet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
9mm Parabellum Bullet Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Punk rock

15
High and Mighty Color is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
High and Mighty Color Rock music, J-pop, Metalcore

Britney Spears Tattoos 15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

16
Sadie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Sadie Rock music, Metalcore, Heavy metal

17
UnsraW is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
UnsraW Thrash metal, Rock music, Metalcore

18
The Mad Capsule Markets is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
The Mad Capsule Markets Synthpunk, Industrial rock, Electronic music

19
ANZA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
ANZA Nu metal, Pop music, Rock music

20
Oblivion Dust is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Oblivion Dust Nu metal, Experimental rock, Post-grunge

21
FAKE? is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
FAKE? Pop punk, Synthpunk, Electronic music

22
ヴィドール is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
ヴィドール Rock music, Visual kei, Alternative rock

23
Phantasmagoria is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Phantasmagoria Gothic rock, Rock music, Gothic metal

24
蜉蝣 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
蜉蝣 Rock music, Heavy metal, Visual kei

25
HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

26
Aliene Maφriage is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Aliene Maφriage Gothic rock, Rock music, Gothic metal

27
Dué le quartz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Dué le quartz Rock music, Alternative rock, Alternative metal

28
Kazuno is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Kazuno Gothic metal, Visual kei, Symphonic metal

29
Diaura is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Japanese Alternative Metal Bands List
Diaura Metalcore, Alternative metal, Hard rock