Japanese Music Japanese Metalcore Bands List

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List of Japanese metalcore bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as metalcore 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 metalcore 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 metalcore band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List features bands like the GazettE, Maximum the Hormone and more!

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular metalcore bands from Japan?" and "Which metalcore bands started in Japan?" then this list will answer your questions.
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the GazettE is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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

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Sadie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Rock music, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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Dir En Grey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Doom metal, Nu metal, Rock music

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girugämesh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Post-metal, Nu metal, Shoegazing

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妃阿甦 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List

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

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Pay Money To My Pain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Nu metal, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

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12012 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Nu metal, Progressive metal, Pop music

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High and Mighty Color is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Rock music, J-pop, Metalcore

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UnsraW is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Thrash metal, Rock music, Metalcore

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Lost Eden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Thrash metal, Deathcore, Melodic death metal

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Duel Jewel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Progressive metal, Metalcore, Visual kei

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Rentrer en Soi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Gothic metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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Diaura is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Metalcore, Alternative metal, Hard rock

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Crossfaith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Kelly Orian Graves added

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MEJIBRAY is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
ПовелительРаков added MEJIBRAY

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Dazzle Vision is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Marcus Hagen Solbakken added Dazzle Vision

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Crystal Lake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Marcus Hagen Solbakken added Crystal Lake

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Tears of Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Marcus Hagen Solbakken added Tears of Tragedy

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Aldious is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Marcus Hagen Solbakken added Aldious

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PassCode is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Japanese Metalcore Bands List
Marcus Hagen Solbakken added PassCode