LOUDNESS' HIGUCHI Issues Collection Of Drum Solos

LOUDNESS drummer Munetaka Higuchi has just released a live CD compilation of drum solos he has performed in concert over the years. The track listing is as follows:

01. Drum Solo (from "Live-Loud-Alive" - Shibuya Kokaido, Tokyo, Nov. 2, 1983)
02. Drum Solo (from "Live In Tokyo - Lightning Strikes" - Yoyogi Olympic Pool, April 3, 1986)
03. Drum Solo (from "The Soldiers Just Came Back" - Nakano Sun Plaza, March 28, 2001)
04. Drum Solo (from "20th Anniversary Pandemonium Tour Live" - NHK Hall, Nov. 25, 2001)
05. Drum Solo (from "Loudness Live Biosphere" - Shibuya Kokaido, Oct. 25, 2002)
06. Drum Solo (from "Live Terror" - Shibuya Kokaido, Feb. 22, 2004)
07. MAM

Check out the cover artwork at this location.

Japanese metallers LOUDNESS released new live DVD, entitled "Loudness in America 06: Live Shocks World Circuit 2006 Chapter 1", on August 23. The disc features 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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