It was loud! It's typical for young boys to play (too) loud. We were the same way back in the teenage days with our band Slem. We were speed freaks as well.
More Slem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qFYFaeENlU
Slem was a band we had with Erik Borelius and Per Stadin (at special occations). Both these guys are very muically talented.
Check Erik at (an exmple): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBWYYdJnFkI&feature=related