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Japanese Hard Rock / Heavy Metal Feature!
Looking back as the year 2009 is coming to an end, this year, as any other years, provided numerous occations to discuss hard rock and heavy metal music, represented by the movies such as "Global Metal" and IRON MAIDEN's "Flight 666," which raised a public sensation.
Also in Japan, handing down the hard-rock / heavy-matal spirit from generation to generation, vicious-tempered bands like such as Sex Machineguns, Maximum the Hormone, and Electric Eel Shock have been showing their performance with energy, for example. Their performance is one of the hottest topics with the recent reunions of veteran band LOUDNESS or EARTHSHAKER and the widespread of hard rock to the popular animes and games.
Take a look back at the history of Japanese hard rock and heavy metal. When you look at each of its era, 70's through the present, even though listed below are just a some of them, you should be surprised by the depth and broadness of the Japanese HR/HM music!
Lists of Japanese HR/HM Bands:
Around 70s Around 80s
Around 90s Around 2000s
Listed below are the Japanese HR/HM bands from around 80s.