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Who are your top ten Jrock (or Jpop if you must..) bands/singers?

xToshiya1279x

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List your 10 favorite Jrock bands...

Here's my list....

1 Dir en Grey
2 Miyavi
3 X Japan
4 hide
5 Plastic Tree
6 Penicillin
7 Malice Mizer
8 Kagrra
9 Gackt
10 Plastic Tree
 

Japanimaniac

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1) Dir en grey
2) The Pillows
3) L'Arc~en~Ciel
4) X Japan
5) Malice Mizer
6) Aioria
7) Miyavi
8) Plastic Tree
9) Hide
10) Gackt
 

TwistedMac

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1) Mono
2) The Mass Missile
3) Electric Eel Shock

and that's it.

well, at times i like the cutesy j-pop like

4) Minimoni

xToshiya1279x said:
List your 10 favorite Jrock bands...

Here's my list....

1 Dir en Grey
2 Miyavi
3 X Japan
4 hide
5 Plastic Tree
6 Penicillin
7 Malice Mizer
8 Kagrra
9 Gackt
10 Plastic Tree

you've got plastic tree in there twice.. can't quite decide how good they are?
 

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1. Malice Mizer
2. Lareine
3. Bonnie Pink
4. Gackt
5. Onmyouza
6. Moi Dix Mois
7. L'Arc~en~ciel
8. Duテゥ le quartz
9. Chemistry
10. Tackey & Tsubasa

changes periodically
 

Camui

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1.Gackt
2.V6
3.L'Arc~En~Ciel
4.Hyde
5.Arashi

I haven't really heard much...mostly V6 and Gackt... some L'Arc~En~Ciel and Arashi...so its hard to pick..
 

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SPARTA LOCALS!! if someone can tell me where I can download their music that would be awsome! :)
 

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1. GLAY
2. L'Arc~en~Ciel
3. Aikawa, Nanase
4. Hamasaki, Ayumi
5. GLOBE
6. See Saw
 

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1. dragon ash
2. pillows
3. source
4. utada hikaru
5. zeebra
6. mach25
7. nobua uometsu (forget how his name is actually spelled)
8. me?

-boo
 

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How'd this thread escape from the gackt love bin otherwise known as the music section?

I prefer more rock so things like:
Souther All Stars
Mr Children
Orange Range
175R
Pornograffiiti
The Ulfuls (love em)
Ketsumeshi
Halcali, altho they arent rock, catchy music

and some other stuff like ELT, B'z, Exile, Chemistry and Mongol 800.
 

Camui

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oo..I did forget to mention See Saw and Nobuo Uematsu..their music is soo awesome ^^
 

Japanimaniac

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boojitsu said:
7. nobua uometsu (forget how his name is actually spelled)

That would be Nobuo Uematsu (Camui said it before me). The greatest composer to ever walk the face of this planet.
 

Timsan

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1. Oasis
2. Blur
3. Pulp
4. The Beatles
5. Massive Attack
6. The Prodigy
7. Suede
8. Stereolab

British Pop will always be > JPop
 

Twisted

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Timsan said:
1. Oasis
2. Blur
3. Pulp
4. The Beatles
...

British Pop will always be > JPop

LOL, how come Oasis stands above The Beatles? Oasis were(are?) the ultimate Beatles rip-offs.
 

Timsan

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You have a poin't but I just like the harder sound of Oasis compared to many of the softer Beatles songs.
 

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Oasis rule 🙂 i have all their albums! even though they had an extra song on the japanese version of heathen chemistry, i don't think they classify as jrock/jpop Timsan :?

i'll go Gackt for number 1. can't think who to rate where after that.
 
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My lord, how is it NONE of you have even paid a mention to B'z? Only the most successful J-Band, E-V-E-R!!!

B'Z rock and they roll... all night long, sweet Susie!

(Obvious Kung Pow reference there.)

Ant
 

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I hate B'z...I bought a cds of theirs and it sucked...you want it?
Anywayz...
1. Shena Ringo
2. Tokyo Jihen
3. Ua
4. Yaiko
5. Thee Michelle Gun Elephant
6. Blankey Jet City
7. Dir En Grey
8. Gackt
9. Hitomi
10. Kyoko Fukada(i know...i'm lame)


note to aikawa nanase fan...my friend's dad taught her how to sing...how do you like those apples...lol ^.^
 

Camui

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Japanimaniac said:
That would be Nobuo Uematsu (Camui said it before me). The greatest composer to ever walk the face of this planet.

that is soo true...Nobuo Uematsu is such a genius..I can't wait till I get one of his cds...but I've always loved listening to his songs in the FF series...^^ ...I love Aeris' theme, do u guys??
 

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Aeris' Theme is good, but my favorite has always been Love Grows from FF8. It's based off of the theme song, Eyes On Me, but it just fits so perfectly with the scene where Squall is carrying Rinoa down the tracks, and then talks to her. Brings a tear to my eye...-sniffle-
 

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RinniGal said:
note to aikawa nanase fan...my friend's dad taught her how to sing...how do you like those apples...lol ^.^

Haha, well he didn't really do a good job. :LOL:

Her music is great, but those credits go to her producer Tetsuro Oda. Seriously, she doesn't really sing all that well.
 

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1) Dir en Grey
2) Kagrra
3) Luna Sea
4) The Pillows
5) Malice Mizer
6) Nanase Aikawa
7) Shiina Ringo
8) Do As Infinity
9) TMRevolution
10) SeeSaw
 
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RinniGal said:
I hate B'z...I bought a cds of theirs and it sucked...you want it?
Anywayz...
1. Shena Ringo
2. Tokyo Jihen
3. Ua
4. Yaiko
5. Thee Michelle Gun Elephant
6. Blankey Jet City
7. Dir En Grey
8. Gackt
9. Hitomi
10. Kyoko Fukada(i know...i'm lame)

While those bands are nice, I guess, none of them have even a small fraction of the range that B'z does. A majority of it is what the music scene in Japan suffers from these days, cookie cutter-itis. This band sounds like that band, who sounds like this band over there but the underground band sounds like both of them but are cool because they haven't sold out. I would only go as far as to say that TMGE and Gackt will have long standing careers. The others, I couldn't be so sure. Let me ask you something, what B'z albums did you buy? I will say this, if you bought anything from the early 90's, know that it is a direct indicator of music in Japan at that time. It is sad that their music scene was so far behind ours at the time.

But listen to their music through their entire career, you can see how much their style grows with each album.

After reading this, you still don't like them... send me the CD's, I can give them a good home! :D

Peace,

Ant
 

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Mine is
1. NewS
2. Kinki Kids
3. Do As Infinity
4. L'arc en Ciel

and i quite like "Southern all Star"'s songs. they are really great!
i think all of those bands are very good.
 

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I forgot about Do As Infinity too...and BoA is prety good too, but the only song I've heard is Lonely Heart...(I think that's what its called..)...it sounded really pretty...some of my friends listen to KinKi Kids, but I haven't had a chance to yet ^^
 

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1. Gackt
2. L'Arc~En~Ciel
3. Brilliant Green
4. Onitsuka Chihiro
5. The Mass Missile



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