Do you enjoy the sound of an intense guitar? Or do you prefer loud music with plenty of drums and other instruments, as well as a lot of vocals? Do the guitar vibrations offer your body a rush of adrenaline? If you answered yes, you are a true metal lover. But have you come across metal bands from every continent? Don’t worry; we’ve compiled a list of a few well-known Asian metal bands that will make you jump out of your seat and headbang to their beat.
X Japan is one of Asia’s most successful rock bands. Millions of records have been sold, and the band has performed in front of millions of fans worldwide. Yoshiki, the drummer, songwriter, and pianist, founded the band in 1982 alongside Toshi, the lead vocalist. X Japan is an influential metal band that takes its inspiration from western heavy metal.
Artcell is a Bangladeshi progressive metal band that was founded in October 1999. It is one of the country’s most popular bands. Even though they have only produced two albums throughout their career, they have left a lasting impression on their audience. They’ve created innovative Bengali music that’s never been heard before. A bunch of pals formed a band that has effectively influenced a whole generation of Bangladeshi bands. It’s also thought that they have a huge fan following in their country.
Babymetal is a Japanese kawaii metal band made up of three girls that formed in 2010. The band was produced by Kobametal, who was affiliated with the Amuse Talent Agency. The band’s vocals are accompanied by heavy metal music performed by a band called “Kami Band.” The band’s goal was to create a mix of heavy metal and Japanese idol music. The band now performs with two of the original members of the band and backing dancers who rotate through each live act.
A Moscow-based Russian band Abominable Putridity is a slam death metal band that was formed in 2003. The band is currently one of the most well-known violent death metal bands that share a vocalist with another slam death metal band, Pathology.
A Japanese experimental music band Boris was founded in Tokyo in 1992 and consists of three members that sing and play instruments simultaneously. Boris has a large number of albums that have been released all over the world. Even though working so hard, they are not very well-known in their native nation. Boris is, in fact, more prevalent in North America than in their home nation. Its fans claim that each time they listen to their songs, they get a fresh flavor of music.