Heavy Metal Hippies

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Heavy Metal Hippies
Loudness Heavy Metal Hippies-.jpg
Studio album by Loudness
Released December 21, 1994
Studio Music Inn Yamanakako Studio, Yamanakako, Yamanashi, Japan
Genre Heavy metal, speed metal
Length 56:45
Label Warner Music Japan
Producer Akira Takasaki
Loudness chronology
Once and for All
(1993)
Heavy Metal Hippies
(1994)
Loud 'n' Raw
(1995)
Singles from Heavy Metal Hippies
  1. "Electric Kisses"
    Released: December 10, 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 1.5/5 stars[1]

Heavy Metal Hippies is the eleventh studio album by Japanese heavy metal band Loudness. It was recorded and mixed by Chris Tsangarides and released in 1994 only in Japan. After the defection of bassist Taiji Sawada, Akira Takasaki played both the lines of bass and guitar on the album.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All music by Akira Takasaki. Lyrics by Masaki Yamada, Stephan Galfas and Kayla Ritt Yamada

  1. "Howling Rain" - 6:59
  2. "Freedom" - 7:13
  3. "222" (instrumental) - 2:37
  4. "Eyes of a Child" - 6:34
  5. "Electric Kisses" - 4:55
  6. "House of Freaks" - 5:03
  7. "Paralyzed" - 5:16
  8. "Desperation Desecration" - 5:35
  9. "Light in the Distance" - 4:56
  10. "Broken Jesus" - 7:37

Personnel[edit]

Loudness
Production
  • Chris Tsangarides - engineer, mixing, sound effects
  • Stephan Galfas - vocal production, backing vocals
  • Shinichi Naito - assistant engineer
  • Bobby Hata - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Loudness Heavy Metal Hippies review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-07-13. 
  2. ^ "Loudness - Heavy Metal Hippies". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2010-04-04.