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Loudness performing in 2010
|Labels||Nippon Columbia, Atco, Warner Music Group, Rooms, Tokuma Japan, Wounded Bird Records|
|Associated acts||Lazy, Ezo, Earthshaker, Anthem, X Japan, Obsession, Yngwie Malmsteen, Animetal USA|
|Munetaka Higuchi (deceased)
Taiji Sawada (deceased)
Loudness is a heavy metal band from Japan. The band was founded in 1981 by singer Akira Takasaki and drummer Munetaka Higuchi. Loudness was the first Japanese heavy metal band to be signed to a recording contract in the United States.
- Nippop Loudness Profile Retrieved Sep 21 2007 (English)