Japan’s most famous metal band are hands down Dir En Grey.
They’ve had the same lineup since their inception in 1997 –
Kyo, Toshiya, Shinya, Die and Kaoru.
Their lyrics aren’t all English but they’ve broken into the international market and have extensively toured Asia, Europe and North America.
Their fashion and music style has developed a lot in almost 20 years of making music and 8 studio albums.
Check out their official English site.