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Genre: japanese power metal

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Japanese power metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that originated in Japan in the 1980s. It is characterized by fast-paced, melodic guitar riffs, soaring vocals, and often incorporates elements of classical music. The lyrics often focus on themes of heroism, fantasy, and mythology. This genre has gained popularity in Japan and has produced several influential bands.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Japanese Power Metal genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1980s 27
1988 8
1989 19
1990s 26
1990 6
1991 10
1996 9
1998 1
2000s 101
2001 1
2003 5
2004 2
2005 7
2006 11
2007 34
2008 30
2009 11
2010s 803
2010 63
2011 58
2012 56
2013 77
2014 66
2015 70
2016 76
2017 111
2018 118
2019 108
2020s 419
2020 115
2021 96
2022 109
2023 75
2024 24
1376 releases

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Most popular japanese power metal albums

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HUNTER x HUNTER Original Soundtrack 2
2012
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Jealousy REMASTERED EDITION
2008
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神楽色アーティファクト
2019
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殯――死へ耽る想いは戮辱すら喰らい、彼方の生を愛する為に命を讃える――。
2022
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ZENITH
2024
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REBIRTH Revisited
2015
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Eternal
2018
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Holy Grail
2011
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Judgement Day
2023
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Dazed and Delight
2014
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mademoiselle
2017
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LAZZARO
2007
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Cry For The Moon
2015
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Headless Goddess
2019

japanese power metal music by decade

Explore japanese power metal history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of japanese power metal artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 45 104973
2 39 74565
3 36 66934
4 48 618435
5 50 638560
6 37 109286
7 28 31756
8 25 34250
9 30 27906
10 36 45479
11 23 27622
12 28 21182
13 38 55829
14 13 6836
15 27 10364
16 25 28292
17 23 13377
18 35 23822
19 16 7027
20 18 9445
21 22 5956
22 14 9028
23 11 4105
24 14 8973
25 14 9389
26 21 15682
27 21 10110
28 17 3124
29 21 10222
30 20 5568
31 18 7395
32 8 2565
33 3 2748
34 15 4920
35 14 6199
36 11 2256
37 14 2851
38 14 4703
39 11 2090
40 11 2400
41 10 1338
42 9 1119
43 9 1232
44 9 1211
45 8 1688
46 7 952
47 7 842
48 6 646
49 6 1668
50 6 72
51 5 80
52 5 1192
53 5 1108
54 1 864
55 5 1968
56 4 385
57 4 863
58 4 277
59 4 795
60 2 5931
61 3 914
62 3 923
63 3 968
64 3 277
65 2 193
66 2 96
67 1 358
68 1 519
69 1 580
70 1 186
71 1 400
72 1 506
73 1 971
74 1 194
75 1 362
76 1 362

japanese power metal playlist created by Chosic

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