Monday Metal: 千本桜 By 和楽器バンド

Folk metal remains one of my favorite subgenres. For ages I’ve had no luck finding any Japanese folk metal bands. But I recently came across Wagakki Band, which has the nice combination of traditional Japanese instruments and modern metal instruments:

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  1. Now that is really interesting. I’ve never come across what one might call “Japanese ethnic metal” before. Thanks for posting this. I’ll have to look for more of their music.

    1. Yeah, they’re unique. Unfortunately the only source of their music that I’ve found is their own website. Hopefully they’ll get their stuff on some digital services like iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, etc.

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