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Video: Loudness' Akira Takasaki--the "Crazy Nights" Riff

Here's Akira Takasaki from the Japanese metal band Loudness in the Guitar World studio on May 31, warming up before filming a Lick of the Day video for Guitar World's iPad/iPhone app and doing a brief interview for

The ace guitarist demos the iconic "Crazy Nights" riff before launching into a full-on shredfest. Check out the photo gallery below -- and look for more Akira Takasaki photos on Guitar World's Facebook page.

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