LOUDNESS: U.S. Dates Announced

Veteran Japanese metallers LOUDNESS have scheduled the following 30th-anniversary U.S. dates:

May 06 - The Boardwalk - Orangevale, CA
May 07 - Dante's - Portland, OR
May 08 - Studio Seven - Seattle, WA
May 10 - Avalon - Santa Clara, CA
May 11 - Key Club - Los Angeles, CA
May 12 - Club Red - Tempe, AZ
May 13 - Galaxy Concert Theatre - Santa Ana, CA
May 14 - 4th & B - San Diego, CA
May 15 - Cheyenne Saloon - Las Vegas, NV
May 17 - Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO
May 20 - Token Lounge - Westland, Michigan , US
May 21 - Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL
May 22 - Beachland Ballroom - Cleveland, OH
May 23 - Mercy Lounge - Nashville, TN
May 26 - Samurai's - Oklahoma, OK
May 27 - Trees - Dallas, Texas, USA, TX
May 28 - BackStage Live - San Antonio, TX
May 29 - Warehouse Live-Ballroom - Houston, TX
Jun. 01 - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill - New York,
Jun. 03 - Jaxx - West Springfield, VA
Jun. 05 - Crazy Donkey - Farmingdale, NY

A brand new song from LOUDNESS entitled "The Eternal Soldiers" serves as the opening theme to "Mazinkaiser SKL", a Japanese OVA (original video animation) series and the 11th Mazinger series ever made based on Go Nagai's original works. The single, which features lyrics by Minoru Niihara and music by Akira Takasaki, was released in Japan on December 15, 2010. It is currently available for purchase at Amazon.co.jp.

"The Eternal Soldiers" single track listing:

01. The Eternal Soldiers
02. The Danger Zone
03. The Eternal Soldiers (instrumental)
04. The Danger Zone (instrumental)

LOUDNESS's latest album, "King Of Pain", was released in Japan on May 19, 2010 via Tokuma Japan Communications. The CD includes a 32-page booklet, a LOUDNESS original pick, and application card (valid only in Japan).

LOUDNESS released a CD+DVD set entitled "Live Loudest At The Budokan '91" on December 23, 2009 via Warner Music Japan. The album was recorded on May 31, 1991 in Tokyo, Japan and features Mike Vescera (OBSESSION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals.

(Thanks: NJthrasher)

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