LOUDNESS Guitarist AKIRA TAKASAKI: More Solo Album Samples Available

More audio samples from LOUDNESS guitarist Akira Takasaki's upcoming solo album, "Nenriki", have been posted online at his official web site (top of the page). Due on September 20 via Tricycle Entertainment, the CD will contain the following track listing:

01. Surf Trip
02. Mars
03. I Want To Take You Higher
04. Neighborhood
05. Mindphase
06. Chicago Drive
07. The Sun Goes Down
08. No One To Depend On
09. Black Gold
10. Paradise Jungle
11. Echoes
12. Funk It

LOUDNESS will release a new DVD, titled "Loudness in America 06: Live Shocks World Circuit 2006 Chapter 1" on August 23. The disc will feature footage from the band's North American tour, which took place earlier in the year.

Crash Music Inc. recently released LOUDNESS' "Rockshocks" CD, a collection of re-recorded versions of some of their classic songs from their early years as chosen by the fans. Originally issued in Japan in October 2004 via Tokuma Japan Comunications, the CD includes material from the "The Birthday Eve" (1981), "Devil Soldier" (1982), "Law of Devil's Land" (1983), "Disillusion" (1984) and "Thunder In the East" (1985) albums.


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