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Minoru Niihara

Minoru Niihara

Real/full name:
二井原 実
60 (born Mar 12th, 1960)
Place of origin:
Japan (Osaka)


Older brother of Noriyoshi Niihara


Vocals (1981-1988, 2001-present)

1981 The Birthday Eve~誕生前夜 Vocals
1982 Burning Love (Single) Vocals
1982 Devil Soldier~戦慄の奇蹟 Vocals
1983 The Law of Devil's Land~魔界典章 Vocals
1983 Geraldine (Single) Vocals
1983 ロード・レーサー (Single) Vocals
1983 Live-Loud-Alive Loudness in Tokyo (Video) Vocals, Guitar (track 6)
1983 Live-Loud-Alive Loudness in Tokyo (Live album) Vocals, Guitar (track 9)
1984 Crazy Nights (Single) Vocals
1984 Disillusion~撃剣霊化 Lyrics, Vocals
1984 Milky Way (Single) Vocals
1984 Disillusion -English Version- Lyrics, Vocals
1984 Eurobounds (Video) Vocals
1984 Crazy Night (Single) Vocals
1985 Never Change Your Mind (Single) Vocals
1985 Thunder in the East Vocals
1985 Gotta Fight (EP) Vocals, Lyrics
1986 Let It Go (Single) Vocals
1986 Shadows of War Vocals
1986 Lightning Strikes Vocals
1986 Risky Woman (EP) Vocals
1986 Live in Tokyo - Lightning Strikes (Video) Vocals
1986 8186 Live (Live album) Vocals
1987 Rock 'n Roll Gypsy (Single) Vocals
1987 Hurricane Eyes Vocals
1987 So Lonely (Single) Vocals
1987 Hurricane Eyes (Japanese Version) Vocals
1988 Long Distance Love / Good Things Going (Single) Vocals
1988 Jealousy (EP) Vocals
1989 A Lesson in Loudness (EP) Vocals (tracks 2-5)
1989 Dreamer & Screamer (Single) Vocals
2000 Eurobounds (Live album) Vocals
2001 Spiritual Canoe ~輪廻転生~ Vocals, Lyrics
2001 The Soldier's Just Came Back (Live album) Vocals
2001 Pandemonium ~降臨幻術~ Vocals, Lyrics
2002 Biosphere Vocals, Lyrics
2003 Loudness Live 2002 (Live album) Vocals
2004 Terror ~剥離~ Vocals
2004 Crazy Samurai (Single) Vocals
2004 Live Terror 2004 (Video) Vocals
2004 Rockshocks Vocals
2004 Racing/音速 Vocals
2005 Loudness Live DVD: Rock-Shocking the Nation (Video) Vocals
2005 Racing -English Version- Vocals, Lyrics
2005 The Battleship Musashi (Single) Vocals
2006 Live in Seoul (Video) Vocals
2006 Loudness in America 06: Live Shocks World Circuit 2006 Chapter 1 (Video) Vocals
2006 Breaking the Taboo Vocals
2007 Thanks 25th Anniversary: Loudness Live at International Forum 20061125 (Video) Vocals
2008 Metal Mad Vocals, Lyrics
2009 The Everlasting -魂宗久遠- Vocals
2009 Munetaka Higuchi Forever Our Hero - Loudness Live at Shibuya CC Hall- (Video) Vocals
2010 Classic Loudness - Live 2009 (Video) Vocals
2010 King of Pain~因果応保 Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2-12)
2010 The Eternal Soldiers (Single) Lyrics (1-2), Vocals
2011 World Circuit 2010 (Video) Vocals
2011 Eve to Dawn Vocals, Lyrics
2012 2・0・1・2 Vocals, Lyrics
2013 Loudness 2012 Complete DVD (Video) Vocals
2014 The Sun Will Rise Again〜撃魂霊刀 Vocals, Lyrics
2016 Samsara Flight ~輪廻飛翔~ Vocals
2017 8186 Now and Then (Live album) Vocals
2018 Rise to Glory -8118- Vocals
(show all)

Minoru Niihara


1989 One Vocals
1989 Kick Ass Again Live (Video) Vocals
2006 Ashes to Glory Vocals
2008 R&R Gypsy Show (Live album) Vocals



1999 Don't Let the Sun Go Down (Single) Vocals
1999 Asian Typhoon Vocals
2000 Miracle (Single) Vocals
2000 Asian Typhoon (English Version) Vocals
2000 Labyrinth (Single) Vocals
2000 Metalization Vocals, Lyrics
2001 A Million Carats (Single) Vocals
2001 Metalization (English Version) Vocals
2001 Nobody Knows Me (but Only Heaven) (Single) Vocals
2001 The X.Y.Z.→A Story 2 ~ The End of Century 100 Gigs World Tour 1999~2000 (Boxed set) Vocals
2002 Pure (Single) Vocals
2002 Life Vocals
2003 IV Vocals
2003 Rock to the Future 2002 (Bow Wow vs X.Y.Z.→A) (Split video) Vocals
2004 X.Y.Z.→ALIVE (Live album) Vocals
2006 Wings Vocals
2009 Learn from Yesterday! Live for Today! Hope for Tomorrow! Vocals
2013 Seventh Heaven Vocals
(show all)


Vocals (2008-present)

Ded Chaplin

Vocals (1990-1992)

1990 Ded Chaplin 1st Vocals
1990 Mona Lisa (Single) Vocals (lead)
1991 Rock the Nation Vocals, Guitars (acoustic)
1991 Rock the Nation ~We're Ded Chaplin~ (Single) Vocals
1992 Final Revolution Vocals (lead)


Bass, Vocals (1978-1979)

M.T. Fuji

As Mick Josephine Wonder:
Vocals (additional) (1983-1984)

1983 Human Transport Vocals (additional)



1994 Sly Vocals
1995 Live Kingdom Come (Video) Vocals
1995 Loner (EP) Vocals
1995 Dreams of Dust Vocals
1996 Key Vocals
1998 Vulcan Wind Vocals

Akira Takasaki

1982 Tusk of Jaguar~ジャガーの牙 Vocals (tracks A2 & B4), Voice (track B5)

Fumihiko Kitsutaka

2005 Never Ending Story Vocals (Tracks 2, 4 & 9)


1991 Sleepless Nights (Single) Vocals (track 2)

Misako Honjoh

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

Munetaka Higuchi

2012 Free World II Vocals (track 7)


2004 Racing/音速 Lyrics

Minoru Niihara

2006 Ashes to Glory Art concept, Producer


2000 Miracle (Single) Executive producer, Engineering (2-4)
2000 Metalization Executive producer
2001 A Million Carats (Single) Executive producer
2002 Life Executive producer
2009 Learn from Yesterday! Live for Today! Hope for Tomorrow! Executive producer
Added by: Terminus Modified by: Gutterscream
Added on: 2011-04-09 18:04:32 Last modified on: 2020-04-27 02:17:04
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