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