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Genre: j-metal

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Parent Genre: metal

J-metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that originated in Japan. It combines elements of traditional Japanese music with heavy metal, resulting in a unique sound that is both aggressive and melodic. J-metal bands often incorporate elements of pop, punk, and electronic music into their sound, creating a diverse and eclectic style. The genre is known for its high-energy performances, intricate guitar work, and powerful vocals. J-metal bands have gained a dedicated following both in Japan and around the world, with many fans drawn to the genre's unique blend of traditional and modern influences.


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Electric Guitar, Drum Kit, Vocals, Bass Guitar, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Double Bass, Keyboard/Piano, Synthesizer

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Most popular j-metal albums

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HUNTER x HUNTER Original Soundtrack 2
2012
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SONIC ADVENTURE 2 Original Soundtrack (20th Anniversary Edition)
2011
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THE OTHER ONE
2023
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DEATH NOTE Original Soundtrack
2006
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Nonnegative
2022
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怪人二十面相
2016
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慈愚挫愚 四 -最高-
2023
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TRACES VOL.2
2017
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EVOLVE
2024
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Stanczyk
2016
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Pink
2006
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PHALARIS
2022

j-metal music by decade

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List of j-metal artists

Here is a list of j-metal artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the j-metal genre. You can find out what j-metal genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 48 353360
2 42 103002
3 46 260045
4 46 135742
5 42 99546
6 34 104974
7 36 47593
8 36 115804
9 38 40271
10 32 68121
11 27 20810
12 34 41989
13 63 1950145
14 26 27312
15 33 62380
16 26 48122
17 31 95181
18 48 280781
19 25 45879
20 28 50968
21 27 46925
22 20 14058
23 24 12079
24 22 17928
25 24 12442
26 24 16388
27 51 264149
28 22 6997
29 22 16018
30 21 14218
31 19 6941
32 19 14732
33 18 17661
34 17 5255
35 39 176521
36 15 15123
37 36 147639
38 11 5914
39 41 189160
40 48 125046
41 8 7321
42 7 3978
43 28 55164
44 5 2105
45 5 16385
46 4 3848
47 4 5932
48 31 73552
49 34 50151
50 34 45021
51 33 86996
52 32 67039
53 29 50976
54 14 11136
55 35 14031
56 30 93825
57 35 76185
58 28 46212
59 23 60805
60 26 39445
61 24 49067
62 10 6722
63 20 5889
64 15 8826
65 19 7772
66 19 3873
67 18 4721
68 13 6262
69 14 7758
70 16 1904
71 12 6090
72 14 2175
73 12 14981
74 9 3986
75 3 3034
76 2 1576
77 4 3308
78 3 1171
79 2 179
80 1 335

j-metal playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular j-metal music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.