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Akira Takasaki

Akira Takasaki

Real/full name:
60 (born Feb 22nd, 1961)
Place of origin:
Japan (Osaka, Osaka Prefecture)


Akira Takasaki was in the band Lazy with Munetaka Higuchi and Hironobu Kageyama. Was also in side projects on the albums of Carmen Maki's 5X, Misako Honjoh, and M.T. Fuji.

Akira Takasaki

All instruments, Vocals (1975-present)

1982 Tusk of Jaguar~ジャガーの牙 Voice (track B5), Guitars, Vocals (backing), Vocals (tracks A4, B4), Songwriting (tracks A1, A3, A4, B2, B4, B5), Guitar synthesizer (track B5)
1994 Guitars, Songwriting, Bass (tracks 1, 2, 5-7, 9)
1996 Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting (except track 5), Drums (tracks 1, 5), Lyrics, Bass (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8, 9)
2001 Shaft Drive (Split) Bass, Guitars, Drums
2001 Gene Shaft Guitars, Bass, Drums
2001 Trans=Mist ~Music from "Gene Shaft"~ Guitars
2002 Made in Hawaii Lyrics, Vocals, Songwriting, All instruments
2004 Splash Mountain Guitars, Vocals, Drums, Keyboards, Bass, Lyrics, Percussion
2005 Maca Bass, Lyrics, Percussion, Guitars, Vocals, Drums, Songwriting, Keyboards
2006 Osaka Works #128 All instruments
2006 Nenriki Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 7, 10), Drums, Vocals, Bass, Songwriting, Percussion
2007 Black Brown Percussion, Bass, Keyboards, Guitars, Drums
(show all)


Guitars (1973-1981, 1998-present)


Guitars (1981-present)

1981 The Birthday Eve~誕生前夜 Guitars
1982 Burning Love (Single) Guitars
1982 Devil Soldier~戦慄の奇蹟 Guitars
1983 The Law of Devil's Land~魔界典章 Guitars
1983 Geraldine (Single) Guitars
1983 ロード・レーサー (Single) Guitars
1983 Live-Loud-Alive Loudness in Tokyo (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1983 Live-Loud-Alive Loudness in Tokyo (Live album) Guitars
1984 Crazy Nights (Single) Guitars
1984 Disillusion~撃剣霊化 Guitars
1984 Milky Way (Single) Guitars
1984 Disillusion -English Version- Guitars
1984 Eurobounds (Video) Guitars
1984 Crazy Night (Single) Guitars
1985 Never Change Your Mind (Single) Guitars
1985 Thunder in the East Guitars
1985 Gotta Fight (EP) Guitars
1986 Let It Go (Single) Guitars
1986 Shadows of War Guitars
1986 Lightning Strikes Guitars
1986 Risky Woman (EP) Guitars
1986 Live in Tokyo - Lightning Strikes (Video) Guitars
1986 8186 Live (Live album) Guitars
1987 Rock 'n Roll Gypsy (Single) Guitars
1987 Hurricane Eyes Guitars
1987 So Lonely (Single) Guitars
1987 Hurricane Eyes (Japanese Version) Guitars
1988 Long Distance Love / Good Things Going (Single) Guitars
1988 Jealousy (EP) Guitars
1989 A Lesson in Loudness (EP) Guitars
1989 Dreamer & Screamer (Single) Guitars
1989 You Shook Me (Single) Guitars
1989 Soldier of Fortune Guitars
1991 Down 'n' Dirty (Single) Guitars
1991 On the Prowl Guitars
1991 In the Mirror (Single) Guitars
1991 Sleepless Nights (Single) Guitars
1991 Slap in the Face (Single) Guitars
1992 Welcome to the Slaughter House (Video) Guitars
1992 Black Widow (Single) Guitars
1992 Loudness Guitars
1992 Slaughter House (Single) Guitars
1994 Once and for All (Live album) Guitars
1994 Electric Kisses (Single) Guitars, Bass, Songwriting
1994 Heavy Metal Hippies Guitars, Bass
1995 Loud 'n' Raw (Live album) Guitars
1997 Ghetto Machine Guitars
1998 Dragon Guitars
1999 Engine Guitars
2000 Eurobounds (Live album) Guitars
2001 Spiritual Canoe ~輪廻転生~ Lyrics, Guitars
2001 The Soldier's Just Came Back (Live album) Guitars
2001 Pandemonium ~降臨幻術~ Vocals (additional), Guitars
2002 Biosphere Guitars
2003 Loudness Live 2002 (Live album) Guitars
2004 Terror ~剥離~ Guitars
2004 Crazy Samurai (Single) Guitars
2004 Live Terror 2004 (Video) Guitars
2004 Rockshocks Guitars
2004 Racing/音速 Vocals (additional), Guitars
2005 Loudness Live DVD: Rock-Shocking the Nation (Video) Guitars
2005 Racing -English Version- Guitars, Vocals (additional)
2005 The Battleship Musashi (Single) Guitars, Vocals (additional)
2006 Live in Seoul (Video) Guitars
2006 Loudness in America 06: Live Shocks World Circuit 2006 Chapter 1 (Video) Guitars
2006 Breaking the Taboo Guitars
2007 Thanks 25th Anniversary: Loudness Live at International Forum 20061125 (Video) Guitars
2008 Metal Mad Guitars
2009 The Everlasting -魂宗久遠- Guitars, Vocals (track 4)
2009 Munetaka Higuchi Forever Our Hero - Loudness Live at Shibuya CC Hall- (Video) Guitars
2009 Live Loudest at the Budokan '91 (Live album) Guitars
2010 Classic Loudness - Live 2009 (Video) Guitars
2010 King of Pain~因果応保 Guitars
2010 The Eternal Soldiers (Single) Guitars
2011 World Circuit 2010 (Video) Guitars
2011 Eve to Dawn Vocals (additional) (track 6), Guitars
2012 2・0・1・2 Guitars
2013 Loudness 2012 Complete DVD (Video) Guitars
2014 The Sun Will Rise Again〜撃魂霊刀 Guitars
2016 Samsara Flight ~輪廻飛翔~ Guitars, Keyboards, Synthesizers
2016 Buddha Rock 1997-1999 (Compilation) Guitars
2017 8186 Now and Then (Live album) Guitars
2018 Rise to Glory -8118- Guitars, Keyboards, Synthesizers
(show all)

Jasmine Sky

All instruments


As Ji-Zo:
All Instruments, Vocals

M.T. Fuji

As Dario De Parma:
Guitars (lead) (1983-1984)

1983 Human Transport Guitars

Misako Honjoh


1982 Messiah's Blessing Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1983 13th Guitars, Vocals (backing)

Rage (Jpn)

Guitars (1976-1981)


Guitars (2017)

2017 The Anniversary Song (Single) Guitars


1983 Carmen Maki's 5X Guitars (lead) (on track 9)

Akira Takasaki

As Ji-Zo:

2001 Shaft Drive (Split) Vocals
2001 Gene Shaft Vocals (track 18)


2018 Honeyflow (Single) Guitars (lead)
2018 Queen of Time Guitar solo (track 11))

Akira Takasaki

1982 Tusk of Jaguar~ジャガーの牙 Producer
1994 Producer
1996 Producer
2001 Gene Shaft Producer
2002 Made in Hawaii Producer
2004 Splash Mountain Producer, Art direction, Photography
2005 Maca Producer, Art direction, Photography
2006 Osaka Works #128 Producer
2006 Nenriki Photography, Producer, Art direction
2007 Black Brown Art direction, Photography, Producer


1992 Black Widow (Single) Producer
1992 Loudness Producer
1992 Slaughter House (Single) Producer
1994 Heavy Metal Hippies Producer
1997 Ghetto Machine Producer
1998 Dragon Producer
1999 Engine Producer
2004 Terror ~剥離~ Artwork concept
2004 Crazy Samurai (Single) Artwork concept
2004 Rockshocks Artwork concept
2004 Racing/音速 Artwork concept
2005 Racing -English Version- Artwork concept
2009 The Everlasting -魂宗久遠- Producer
2010 King of Pain~因果応保 Producer
(show all)

Misako Honjoh

1982 Messiah's Blessing Producer
1983 13th Producer
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Added on: 2011-04-09 18:05:01 Last modified on: 2021-05-28 21:18:46
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