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Genre: j-rock

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J-rock is a genre of Japanese rock music that combines elements of punk, pop, and alternative rock. It is characterized by its high-energy sound, catchy melodies, and emotive lyrics. J-rock bands often incorporate elements of traditional Japanese music into their music, creating a unique and distinct sound. Some popular J-rock bands include those that have been mentioned in this prompt.

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Parent Genre: rock

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Instruments used

Vocals, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, Synthesizer, Keyboard/Piano, Horn Section, Piano

Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of J-rock genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1970s 43
1970 9
1971 11
1972 5
1973 12
1976 6
1980s 152
1981 8
1982 1
1984 1
1985 1
1987 44
1988 34
1989 63
1990s 1274
1990 58
1991 59
1992 58
1993 77
1994 81
1995 132
1996 143
1997 183
1998 201
1999 282
2000s 3348
2000 217
2001 222
2002 260
2003 287
2004 309
2005 434
2006 349
2007 410
2008 409
2009 451
2010s 7812
2010 568
2011 498
2012 568
2013 719
2014 702
2015 776
2016 956
2017 1027
2018 997
2019 1001
2020s 4678
2020 861
2021 964
2022 1151
2023 1276
2024 426
17307 releases

Popular j-rock Songs


Top New j-rock Songs of 2024


Most popular j-rock albums

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ユーモア
2023
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Nicheシンドローム
2010
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ヒカリノアトリエ
2017
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Your Name.
2016
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great escape
2013
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ひみつスタジオ
2023
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SONG FOR TALES OF THE ABYSS
2006
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12 hugs (like butterflies)
2023
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死ぬまで一生愛されてると思ってたよ
2012
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オレンジ
2024
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SUPER OMOTENASHI BEATS vol.1 × DJ 小宮有紗
2019
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Let's Go
1997
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The End of Yesterday
2022
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星巡り、君に金星
2024
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834.194
2019

j-rock music by decade

Explore j-rock history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of j-rock artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 61 578804
2 60 1047909
3 60 477494
4 79 4013895
5 59 1138292
6 46 445189
7 56 971329
8 50 364255
9 59 988679
10 60 971836
11 60 1363339
12 57 525270
13 72 4023910
14 53 731398
15 61 1105801
16 72 4689389
17 50 389270
18 65 2322357
19 65 3337922
20 54 423709
21 65 602993
22 56 410962
23 52 837613
24 68 5287489
25 52 392382
26 54 770598
27 55 368725
28 49 107357
29 52 569557
30 47 268740
31 59 1341901
32 63 875997
33 43 193648
34 46 295229
35 62 1748791
36 62 602222
37 46 180849
38 61 1256053
39 46 136106
40 54 1023625
41 51 502613
42 58 902485
43 42 132159
44 57 564683
45 57 1164237
46 50 353263
47 52 399735
48 48 348579
49 51 399633
50 46 240923
51 51 328331
52 47 493726
53 49 497990
54 46 365030
55 46 264081
56 57 598407
57 52 438412
58 49 299591
59 59 289569
60 45 183308
61 58 445149
62 46 132343
63 49 169911
64 51 236076
65 42 196428
66 49 246265
67 48 360229
68 48 95431
69 47 263739
70 47 217403
71 53 271477
72 45 197125
73 45 180537
74 56 397048
75 44 201482
76 44 145793
77 44 85880
78 44 96615
79 55 228651
80 51 238452
81 46 189199
82 49 279116
83 48 80767
84 49 219386
85 44 191327
86 44 239324
87 50 347110
88 50 351116
89 44 227476
90 48 359251
91 46 312078
92 43 146346
93 46 190762
94 43 100257
95 43 107798
96 43 86306
97 44 319893
98 43 136956
99 43 162243
100 43 51009

j-rock playlist created by Chosic

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