japanese music Japanese Neo-classical Metal Bands List

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List of Japanese Neo-classical metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Neo-classical 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 Neo-classical 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 Neo-classical 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.

Examples include Galneryus and Versailles.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular Neo-classical metal bands from Japan?" and "Which Neo-classical metal bands started in Japan?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Galneryus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Neo-classical Metal Bands List
Galneryus Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Versailles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Neo-classical Metal Bands List
Versailles Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Power metal

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Sex Machineguns is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Neo-classical Metal Bands List
Sex Machineguns Glam metal, Thrash metal, Power metal

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The Black Mages is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Neo-classical Metal Bands List
The Black Mages Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Rock music

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Concerto Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Neo-classical Metal Bands List
Concerto Moon Power metal, Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal

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Hizaki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Neo-classical Metal Bands List
Hizaki Rock music, Power metal, Symphonic metal

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Double Dealer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Neo-classical Metal Bands List
Double Dealer Power metal, Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal