Loudness | ラウドネス | らうどねす

Name in Japanese: ラウドネス, らうどねす

Years Active: 1981 - Present

The kings of Japanese heavy metal are unquestionably the group Loudness. The band was formed in 1981 from the ashes of Lazy, which had contained guitarist Akira Takasaki and drummer Munetaka Higuchi. They joined forces with vocalist Minoru Niihara and bassist Masayoshi Yamashita to form one of Japan's first significant heavy metal bands. At the time it was still a novel concept, as while heavy metal had been quite popular since the late 60's, the Japanese metal scene was almost entirely cover...

read more

Bookmark and Share Rss_feeds_small RSS editPencil_add | add me as fanCheckmark

Tags: metal, heavy metal | see tag cloud | tag this artistTag_red

Websites: Official Site (Japanese), Wikipedia (English), Wikipedia (Japanese) | add websites


add images

News (All Languages)

LOUDNESS - CrazyDoctor -


Recent Activity

Modcineaste added the tag(s) Heavy Metal in December, 2009.

Modcineaste added the tag(s) Metal in December, 2009.

pinkjrock added self as a fan of Loudness in October, 2009.

glazed added the Katakana name "ラウドネス" in March, 2009.

glazed added the Hiragana name "らうどねす" in March, 2009.

Artist page created by: Keith Cahoon

This Page Still Needs...