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.