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Loudness To Record A New Studio Album

Japanese heavy metal act Loudness has confirmed that, despite the recent loss of drummer Munetaka Higuchi, they will be recording a brand new studio album. A translated blog from guitarist Akira Takasaki reads as follows:

"From the vast amount of data (of drums recorded by Munetaka in the past), we will extract Munetaka's great groove and sound. On top of that, we're putting a new riff and rhythm. The new album will be based on Munetaka's groove at its maximum. I'm writing guitar riffs that would sound like nothing but Loudness. I'm trying to make it a gigantic rock album that would satisfy Munetaka, as he was always complaining 'This isn't loud enough' or 'This needs to be more heavier.' He loved Metal Mad so much, I'm sure he wanted to go on tour with that album. We regret that we couldn't go out to the world with that album. We're gonna be writing numbers of hard, heavy, crazy, and loud songs that will top Metal Mad. So Munetaka, please lend your hands."

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1. Rubyred writes:

First & foremost most healing condolences to the legendary "loud" Metal band LOUDNESS in the passing of their drummer/founder Munetaka & continueing forward in his honor to do this next newest recording installment in his memory. It sounds very promising & fire ball energy and hope this new recording album/Cd will be release Worldwide for I so wanted the LOUDNESS "Racing" to be release here in the USA but it never came out this way...'that's a pity for these legendary Japaness rockers been on the scene ever since the early/mid 80's & their Classic works should be available Globlely. Peace & look forward to the new album, LOUDNESS your awesome band.

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