D visual kei

Rock. Symphonic. Creative. Mysterious. Enveloping. Visual kei. Solid. Metal. Dark. Awesome! Just a few words that come to mind while thinking about this band. And I seriously can-not-believe that I …

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ganglion band japan

Ganglion band

This power quartet was a nice surprise! Since all-girl bands are not that easy to find in the visual kei genre I was happy to find Ganglion, an all-female band …

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nightmare band japan


I know I said I would first write about a few pop and rockbands I have been listening to before switching back to the visual kei style. However, I just can’t …

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stereopony band japan


After writing about so many visual kei bands already, I thought it would be a great time to put down a few of the Japanese rock- and popbands I’ve been …

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LM.C band japan


You might have heard from them already if you watch anime: Their songs Boys and Girls and 88 are both used as opening themes for the anime Katekyo Hitman Reborn! …

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Royz is one of those great finds which (in my case) you’ll only stumble upon as a Westerner if you’re on YouTube a lot. Thank you YouTube for the suggested …

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I stumbled upon DIV when I was listening to D=OUT on Youtube (can´t live without it), and their song Seasons immediately got to me. One dive in their playlist and …

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d=out japanese band


  In the visual kei scene it’s sometimes hard to find the few bands that suit your tastes. The different styles in visual kei, with bands close to pop-rock (An …

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monolith band


With many bands in the visual kei genre it’s sometimes hard to figure out which bands are worth listening to and which ones are your style. One of the bands …

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wagakki band head

Wagakki band

The koto, shakuhachi and tsugaru shamisen are old Japanese instruments. While the shakuhachi was used by the ’emptiness monks’ as a spirit tool, the koto was widely used in court …

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