Munetaka Higuchi



Age: 49


Summary: original drummer and founding member of the veteran Japanese heavy metal band Loudness, in which the band released their debut album Free World (1997) and featured famous musicians from the jazz and rock/metal spheres, including Steve Vai, Stanley Clark, Billy Sheehan, Ty Tabor, Terry Bozzio, T.M. Stevens, Ronnie James Dio, and Richie Kotzen.



Cause of Death: Liver cancer


Born: December 24, 1958


Died: November 30, 2008


Location: Osaka, Japan