Hard Rock Artists
Debuted: 2002Label: Sony Music EntertainmentGenre(s): Visual Kei, Hard Rock, Metal
the GazettE (ガゼット) is a five member Japanese rock band in the visual-kei scene. They were previously known as Gazette before the release of their second album NIL in February of 2006.
- Japan1991 - present
Debuted: 1991Genre(s): Rock, Hard Rock, Alternative Rock
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.
- Japan2008 - present
Debuted: 2008Label: Delicious Deli RecordsGenre(s): Rock, Hard Rock, Alternative Rock
VAMPS is a Japanese rock unit under Delicious Deli Records, a Universal Music Japan sub-label. The duo was formed in 2008 under the label VAMPROSE and consists of HYDE on vocals and K.A.Z.
- Japan2003 - present
Debuted: 2003Genre(s): Visual Kei, Hard Rock, Gothic Rock
D is a five piece Japanese rock band of the visual-kei variety with a metal sound.
- Japan2001 - present
Debuted: 2001Label: Universal Music JapanGenre(s): Rock, Hard Rock
HYDE is the lead singer of the group L'Arc~en~Ciel as well as a solo artist.
ギルガメッシュ girugameshJapan2003 - present
Debuted: 2003Label: Danger Crue RecordsGenre(s): Rock, Hard Rock, Visual Kei
girugamesh (ギルガメッシュ) is a four member Japanese rock band that formed sometime in 2003 in the Kantou area of Japan, but it wasn't until March of 2004 that the band has had the same line-up as today. girugamesh started out as a visual-kei unit and over the years they have gradually changed to a more mainstream look.
- United States1996 - present
Debuted: 1996Genre(s): Hard Rock, Rock, Metal
3 Doors Down is an American rock band from Escatawpa, Mississippi who formed in 1996.
- Japan2005 - present
Debuted: 2005Label: Lantis Co., LtdGenre(s): Rock, Progressive Rock, Hard Rock
GRANRODEO is a two-piece hard rock unit from Japan lead by vocalist KISHOW (谷山紀章, Taniyama Kishou) and guitarist e-ZUKA (飯塚昌明, Iizuka Masaaki) under the Lantis.
부활 BoohwalSouth Korea1985 - present
Debuted: 1985Genre(s): Rock, Ballad, Hard Rock
Debuted: 2004Genre(s): Visual Kei, Hard Rock
OZ (formed as -OZ-) was a visual kei band with a heavy rock/metal sound. They were formed in Japan in October 2004 and disbanded in 2013 The band had five members; Natsuki (vocals) Aki (guitar), Tama (guitar), Nao (bass) and Zukki (drums).
- Japan2007 - present
Debuted: 2007Label: Avex TraxGenre(s): Rock, Hard Rock, Progressive Rock
Yasu, born Hayashi Yasunori (林保徳), January 27, 1975, is a Japanese rock musician, singer-songwriter and record producer, currently signed to avex trax. His debut in the music business was as the vocalist of the Japanese rock band Janne Da Arc.
Debuted: 2003Genre(s): Hard Rock, Nagoya Kei, Heavy Metal
DEATHGAZE (デスゲイズ), previously written as deathgaze, is a Japanese hard rock and metal band in the visual-kei scene. Hailing from Nagoya, and considered Nagoya-kei, DEATHGAZE was formed in July of 2003.