List of Famous Bands from Tokyo

List of Tokyo bands, listed by their level of fame. This Tokyo musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Tokyo bands are included, as well as many Tokyo musicians of underground status. This list of Tokyo musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Tokyo bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

This list features Ghost, Sigh and more.

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  • Ghost
    Avant-progressive rock, Psychedelic folk, Experimental rock
    • Albums: Ghost, In Stormy Nights, Lama Rabi Rabi, Snuffbox Immanence, Hypnotic Underworld
    Ghost was an experimental rock group formed in Tokyo, Japan, in 1984.
  • Sigh
    Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal, Black metal
    • Albums: Hangman's Hymn: Musikalische Exequien, Gallows Gallery, Imaginary Sonicscape, Scorn Defeat, Infidel Art
    Sigh is a Japanese extreme metal band from Tokyo, formed in 1989. They are credited as being one of the first Japanese black metal bands, when the majority of black metal in early 1990s came from ...more
  • Maximum the Hormone
    Pop punk, Nu metal, Rock music
    • Albums: Kusoban, Rei Rei Rei Rei Rei Rei Rei Rei Ma Ma Ma Ma Ma Ma Ma Ma, Hō, A.S.A. Crew, Bu-ikikaesu
    Maximum the Hormone is a Japanese rock band from Hachiōji, Tokyo. Their lineup has consisted of Daisuke-han, Nao, Maximum the Ryo-kun, and Ue-chan since 1999. Each member alternates singing lead ...more
  • Kagrra,
    Fusion, Rock music, Pop rock
    • Albums: [gozen], irodori, kirameki, Ouka Ranman, Sakura
    Kagrra, was a Japanese visual kei rock band. They were originally signed to the now defunct Key Party Records under the name "Crow". The group changed its name when they signed to PS Company in 2000.
  • Yellow Magic Orchestra
    Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave
    • Albums: X ∞ Multiplies, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Technodon, Technodelic, BGM
    Yellow Magic Orchestra is a Japanese electronic music band consisting of principal members Haruomi Hosono, Yukihiro Takahashi and Ryuichi Sakamoto. For their early studio albums and live ...more
  • Stephanie
    Pop music, J-pop
    • Albums: because of you, 君がいる限り, FUTURE, Colors of my Voice, Changin'
    Stephanie Nonoshita Topalian (Armenian: Ստեֆանի Թոփալյան; Western Armenian: Սթեֆանի Թօփալեան; born August 5, 1987), professionally known as Stephanie (ステファニー (Sutefanī)), is an American singer and ...more