- South Korea2009 - present
Debuted: 2009Label: FNC EntertainmentGenre(s): J-Pop, K-Pop, Rock
CNBLUE (씨엔블루) is a four-member Korean band who debuted as indie artists in 2009 in Japan under AI Entertainment, and as major artists in 2010 in Korea under FNC ENTERTAINMENT. In 2011 they also debuted as major artists in Japan under Warner Music Japan.
- Japan2005 - present
Debuted: 2005Label: A-SketchGenre(s): Rock, J-Pop, Alternative Rock
ONE OK ROCK is a Japanese rock band signed to A-Sketch and managed by AMUSE. The origin of the group's name is from the time they would always book the recording studio; the pronunciation of ONE OK ROCK is wanokurokku (ワンオクロック) which sounds like one o'clock.
- South Korea2007 - present
Debuted: 2007Label: FNC EntertainmentGenre(s): J-Pop, K-Pop, Rock
FTISLAND (FT아일랜드) is a Korean band under FNC Entertainment. They debuted in 2007 with the album Cheerful Sensibility.
浜崎あゆみ Ayumi HamasakiJapan1994 - present
Debuted: 1994Label: Avex TraxGenre(s): J-Pop, Ballad, Rock
Hamasaki Ayumi (浜崎あゆみ; born October 2, 1978) is a Japanese singer-songwriter, model, and lyricst.
- Japan2002 - present
Debuted: 2002Label: EMI Music JapanGenre(s): Rock, Visual Kei, J-Pop
MIYAVI (雅-miyavi-) is a Japanese musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist, currently signed to EMI Music Japan. His debut in the music business was as a guitarist of the Japanese rock band Due'le Quartz.
- Japan1997 - present
Debuted: 1997Genre(s): Metal, Visual Kei, Rock
DIR EN GREY is a rock-metal band, formed in 1997 and went major in 1999. YOSHIKI of X JAPAN produced their early singles which were later compiled in the album GAUZE and since then they have been composing and managing their works on their own.
- Japan1999 - present
Debuted: 1999Label: Avex TraxGenre(s): J-Pop, Rock, Progressive Rock
GACKT (ガクト; born Kamui Gakuto (神威楽斗); July 4, 1973) is a Japanese rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor.
- Japan2003 - 2012 (retired as solo)
Debuted: 2003Label: Sony Music JapanGenre(s): J-Pop, Rock, Ballad
YUI (born Yoshioka Yui (吉岡唯); March 26, 1987) is a Japanese pop-rock singer-songwriter.
- South Korea2001 - present
Debuted: 2001Label: Woollim EntertainmentGenre(s): Rock, K-Pop, Indie Rock
Nell (넬) is a Korean rock band. They debuted in 2001 as an indies band produced by Seo Taiji, however in 2008 they moved to Woollim Entertainment.
- Japan2005 - present
Debuted: 2005Label: Sony Music JapanGenre(s): Rock, J-Pop
SPYAIR is a Japanese rock band formed in 2005. All of their older releases are permanently out of print as they were self-published and never sold in stores.
- Japan1991 - present
Debuted: 1991Genre(s): Rock, J-Pop
L'Arc~en~Ciel (ラルク アン シエル; Rainbow in French) is a popular Japanese rock band, formed in 1991. They are one of the most popular and affluent bands in Japan.
- South Korea2004 - Present (Hiatus)
Debuted: 2004Label: SM EntertainmentGenre(s): Rock, K-Pop, Ballad
TRAX (originally The TRAX) is a South Korean rock band formed in the summer of July 17, 2004 by S.M. Entertainment and formerly produced by X Japan's co-founder Yoshiki.