UPDATE: Links to all photos of Loudness performing May 19, 2011 at Ground Zero in Minneapolis were added. Click on any of the pictures to see more photos of Loudness (37).
Akira Takasaki demonstrates his legendary skills.
The biggest news of the week is the return of Japan’s heavy metal gods Loudness! They will be playing at Hi 5 in Burnsville on Saturday, April 27 with local support from Downtread. If you missed Loudness when they played at Ground Zero in Minneapolis back in May 2011 you will not want to miss them this time. According to Pollstar, it appears this is the first date of a very short five-show headlining run before they play the M3 Rock Festival in Columbia, Maryland on May 4. Here’s the full list of available Loudness dates – may you be lucky enough to catch one of these shows:
April 27 - Burnsville, MN, Hi 5
April 28 - Chicago, IL, Bottom Lounge
May 1 - West Greenwich, RI, The Rock Junction
May 2 - Pittsburgh, PA, The Altar Bar
May 3 - Etobicoke, ON, The Rockpile
May 4 - Columbia, MD, M3 Rock Festival, Merriweather Post Pavilion