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|Visual Kei History (1988-present)|
The best albums in visual kei history.
Album of 1988.
Best tracks: Kill Time, We Must Be Dead or Alive, Left Wing
Album of 1989.
Best tracks: Shinkei Suijaku, Jiyuu no Megami, I've no Power
Album of 1990.
Best tracks: Flapper, Get Start Don't Stop Go Go!, Sexuality.
Album of 1991.
Best songs: Launch Game, Be Afraid, Caution.
|5||The Dead Pop Stars|
The Dead Pop 4 Drugs
Album of 1992.
Best tracks: Dead 'Em Kill 'Em All, Mad-Scientist, Hata no Shita ni (Quelle Fuckin' Drag).
Album of 1993.
Best tracks: Butsudan Gaeshi ni wa Kanawanai, Koibito wa Android, Kamen no Kuchizuke
Album of 1994.
Best tracks: Rosier, True Blue, Mother.
Album of 1995.
Best tracks: Zurui Onna, Sora wo Minayo, Pierrot.
Album of 1996.
Best tracks: Scars, Rusty Nail, Crucify My Love.
Hide and Seek
Album of 1997.
Best tracks: Ether Note, Wareta Mado, Mahiru no Tsuki.
Album of 1998.
Best tracks: Leather Face, Pink Spider, Hurry Go Round.
Dai 5 Jikkenshitsu
Album of 1999.
Best tracks: Yuganda Kagami, Yowamushi Kemushi, Fuyu no hi.
Bara no Seidou
Album of 2000.
Best tracks: Kyomu no Naka de no Yuugi, Kagami no Butou Genwaku no Yoru, Mayonaka ni Kawashita Yakusoku.
The Rose God Gave Me
Album of 2001.
Best tracks: See a Pink Thin Cellophane, Porno Star, Darkness is My Spiral Mind.
|15||Dir en Grey|
Album of 2002.
Best tracks: Zomboid, Filth, Embryo.
Album of 2003.
Best tracks: Rock Star, Strawberry & Lion, Boku Hako ko ni Iru.
Album of 2004.
Best tracks: Creeper, Perfect Garden SK0520MIX, Last Hallucination.
|18|| ||La'cryma Christi|
Album of 2005.
Best tracks: Under My Skin, Cannonball, Yesterdays.
Album of 2006.
Best tracks: Are You Ready to Rock?, Kimi ni Negai wo, Oretachi Dake no Fighting Song.
Album of 2007.
Best tracks: Artman, Dear Little, Tsutanai Kotoba.
Album of 2008.
Best tracks: Aristocrat's Symphony, Zombie, The Revenant Choir.
Album of 2009.
Best tracks: Dou (Shirube), Yakusoku no Chi, Bankoku Shinsoudai Circus.
Album of 2010.
Best tracks: Razzle Dazzle, Pixy, Tango Swanka.
|24||Dog in the PWO|
Album of 2011.
Best tracks: Halcion Candy, Aozora Halation, WonderXWonder.
|I dig 15, but never ventured farther than that band in terms of the genre. |
|i need more Visual Kei, especially older stuff. i'll check these, thanks man|
|I swear, every visual kei vocalist sounds exactly the same|
|Acanthus: If you liked 15, you may like 12 and 4.|
Fox: Glad I could help out, man!
Captain: Mitsuru from Sophia, Kyo from Dir en Grey, Kiyoharu from SADS, hide, Toshi from X, Tsunku from Sharan Q, Ryuichi from Luna Sea, Rolly from Scanch, Sceana from Kamaitachi, and Dynamite Tommy from Color all have unique vocal styles.
|yeah kyo doesn't even sound human lol|
|Very true, fox. Very true lol.|
|Most visual kei vocalists I've come across sound exactly like kyo. He has bait more range than most, but the style is the same|
|Dude. You should check out Sophia, hide, Sharan Q, Luna Sea, Scanch, Kamaitachi and Color. Those guys are FAR from Kyo's style.|
Buck-Tick and Dog in the PWO are two others that aren't in Kyo's field.
|Hmm, ok will do then. Yeah, mostly I've heard like Versailles, Vivid, SuG, Phantasmagoria, L'Arc en Ciel, High and Mighty Colour, ...those sorts. Also, just realised I have Sophia on my iPod. I dunno man, he still sounds kinda like kyo. A bit more subdued, but it's the same singing style|
|what a useful list|
|Sophia, IMO, is more along the lines of Hyde's (L'arc en Ciel) vocal style. Only, it's a bit more high pitched. Sophia doesn't shriek and do nonhuman growls and whatnot lol. A much more straightforward band in comparison.|
|Well yeah, that's why I said singing. It's all the same style of inflections and weird tone. And I know it's not just how jap people sing cos I listen to a lot of other bands haha|
|I can see where you're coming from. Both those guys sing from the soul. But it's just when Kyo sings, he sings with ALL of his emotions, dark and light. But when Mitsuru from Sophia sings, he sings with a lot more of a light emotion. But they do both sing from the heart.|