RIP Loudness Drummer Munetaka Higuchi

Drummer Munetaka Higuchi of veteran Japanese heavy metal band Loudness passed away today around 10:00 AM (Japan Standard Time) at a hospital in Osaka, Japan after a brief battle with liver cancer. He was 49 years old. As a fitting tribute please enjoy this video of Loudness performing “Let It Go,” where you get to see Higuchi rock out on his massive kit.

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  1. This is very sad indeed. I’ve been a long time Loudness fan and always loved Higuchi’s playing. I don’t think he got enough recognition here in the U.S. His name never comes up when rock drummers are talked about. Maybe now some heads will bow and all will understand. R.I.P. Munetaka

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