Japanese rock.

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guitarplayer7694
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Japanese rock.

Post by guitarplayer7694 » Mon 12.10.2007 2:25 am

can anyone recommend some Japanese rock bands,something similar to Black Sabbath, Guns n' Roses, or Green Day.

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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by TrashTreasurer » Mon 12.10.2007 2:40 am

I listen to quite a bit of japanese rock, but it might be too heavy in comparison to the bands you've stated. These bands are Boredoms, melt banana, and sigh. It seems like you might be into X japan, or a band like dir en grey, eastern youth, luna sea, or thee michelle gun elephant. Best of luck on your search for great music, as it is the language of the soul!
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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by EnnLi » Mon 12.10.2007 3:41 am

Maybe Antic Cafe (Or An Cafe) or Arashi? D'espairsRay and Dir en Grey as also good.
Like TrashTreasurer, some of the Japanese rock I listen to might a be a bit too heavy C:

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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by Alghazanth » Mon 12.10.2007 4:01 am

X Japan
Mr Children
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Flow
Dir En Grey
L'arc En Ciel
An Cafe

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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by inuinu » Mon 12.10.2007 4:23 am

Marty Friedmanさんが、色々とバンドの名前を挙げて
日本のロックなどを語っているページがありました。

http://trendy.nikkeibp.co.jp/article/column/20071204/1005001/
http://trendy.nikkeibp.co.jp/article/column/20070918/1002736/

挙がっている名前の中では、私はperfumeが好きですね。
ロックじゃなくてテクノ系ですけど・・・。

女性ロックバンドでもいいなら、Go! Go! 7188なんかは
印象的な曲が私の記憶に残ってます。
あとLOVE PSYCHEDELICOもよく聞いていました。
椎名林檎さんも、曲調はロックとは違うものも多いですが、
生き方がロックでカッコイイので好きですね。

男性ではthe pillowsとかマキシマム ザ ホルモンなどでしょうか。
以下、wikipediaの「日本のロック」項目から、私にとって印象的なものを並べてみます。
(ロックっぽくないのも含まれてますが)

BUMP OF CHICKEN
Mr.Children
Kahimi Karie
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
サンボマスター
BONNIE PINK
CHARA
山崎まさよし
tasukeru kotoga dekiru nara
tasuketai to omou.
dakedo eigo ha nigate.

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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by TrashTreasurer » Mon 12.10.2007 5:45 am

ah, how in the world did I forget the pillows??? I highly recommend you give them a listen, and watch FLCL (fooly cooly) if you're into anime and want to see their music set to some serious brain-warping visual action.
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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by Igirisu_gaz » Mon 12.10.2007 9:30 am

guitarplayer7694 wrote:
can anyone recommend some Japanese rock bands,something similar to Black Sabbath, Guns n' Roses, or Green Day.


A few bands in that sort of style are:

The Back Horn (Youtube sample of Requiem from the rather awful movie Casshern (don't let the fantastic imagery fool you, it's basically terrible). They're perhaps on the slightly more emo end of metal

The Sex Machineguns (I'd liken them more to a Japanese Iron Maiden perhaps, there an old school glam metal style band, one of my favored tracks is suspense gekijou but they really aren't to everyones taste.)

GOGO7188! - I like these guys a lot recently, the female vocalist is slightly haunting, some of their stuff is kind of punk orientated though if that puts you off. My favorite track is Ukifune

X-Japan - Timeless to be honest, I'm a fan of their ballads as well, they're reforming next year so a great time to get into them, choose from pretty any of their tracks, it's all good but a few of my faves are Kurenai, Weekend and the imaginatively titled X

The Massmissile - Not so well known by comparison but enjoyable enough for the slightly more upbeat punk orientated listener. Here's one of my preferred tracks Kyoushako

Hope this helps ;)
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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by m_ » Wed 12.12.2007 2:43 am

ELLEGARDEN. このバンドのライブは見たい! でもシンガポールに来られないと思います 残念ですね

(Im trying to express 'I dun think they are coming to s'pore' but I think there is something wrong with the 来られない???)
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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by Shirasagi » Wed 12.12.2007 5:55 am

While there are many who play the guitar, there is only one true guitarist in all of Japan, and his name is Tomoyasu Hotei.
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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by nabilahforever » Wed 12.12.2007 7:58 am

Shirasagi wrote:
While there are many who play the guitar, there is only one true guitarist in all of Japan, and his name is Tomoyasu Hotei.


I know one guitarist in Japan,and her name is YUI. She's really good in playing guitar and she's one of my favourite artist. :D
Stop talking as if u know me..-YUI

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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by Gan » Wed 12.12.2007 11:29 am

Asian Kung Fu Generation
Art School
Ellegarden
The Pillows
Straigtener
Mucc
Dir en Grey
Dispairs 'Ray
X-Japan
Trax..
Good 4 Nothing..
Oblivion Dust
Fake?

And Rie Fu

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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by NZJutsu » Fri 12.14.2007 10:14 pm

Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Dir En Grey
Abingdon Boys School
The GazettE
Alice 9 (Only some songs)

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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by Ken Pro » Sat 12.15.2007 4:16 am

I second the GO!GO!7188 recommendation.

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RE: Japanese rock.

Post by guitarplayer7694 » Sat 12.15.2007 5:15 am

I like Go!Go!7188.

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