Interview with MARTY FRIEDMAN

MartyLive This past Sunday, Aug. 20th, I had the great pleasure of sitting with the mighty and illustrious Guitar God Marty Friedman at Kansas City's home of extreme metal, The Riot Room. I got a chance to talk with him about his amazing new record, WALL OF SOUND, and his appointment as Japan's Heritage Ambassador for the 2020 Olympics. Enjoy! -Brian Biggerstaff



Wall Of Sound track listing:
1. Self Pollution
2. Sorrow and Madness (featuring Jinxx of Black Veil Brides)
3. Streetlight
4. Whiteworm
5. For A Friend
6. Pussy Ghost (featuring Shiv Mehra of Deafheaven)
7. The Blackest Rose
8. Something to Fight (featuring Jorgen Munkeby of Shining)
9. The Soldier
10. Miracle
11. Last Lament

Wall Of Sound is available to order here: HERE on all digital platforms, compact disc and comes in five limited edition LP color variants:
White Black Swirl LP – 300 Worldwide
Clear Black Smoke LP – 100 Worldwide
Glow in The Dark LP – 100 Worldwide
Clear Black Swirl LP – European retail exclusive, 100 Europe only
White LP – US indie retail exclusive, 200 US only



Check out a up close and personal performance at any one of these shows left in the tour. He gives a fantastic show and his band is amazing.

8/24 Launchpad, Albuquerque, NM
8/25 The Rebel Lounge, Phoenix, AZ
8/26 The Whisky, Los Angeles, CA
8/27 The Parish @ HOB, Anaheim, CA
8/28 Brick By Brick, San Diego, CA

About MARTY FRIEDMAN:
MARTY FRIEDMAN has received dozens of platinum and gold awards from throughout the globe and continually pushes the boundaries of music as is heard on Wall Of Sound. Fluent in Japanese, Friedman currently resides in Tokyo where he is a constant fixture on Japanese television (appearing on hundreds of network programs, musical and non-musical, and as the face of long running campaigns for Fanta/Coca Cola, Sumitomo Bank, Suntory etc.), in addition to appearing in major motion pictures. He is also the author of two hardcover books in Japanese detailing his unusual views on the current Japanese music scene, as well as two best-selling manga-related books, which are both in their eighth editions now. Friedman has not only held top charting positions with his own albums in Japan, but has also collaborated on and produced several Top 5 hits.

MARTY FRIEDMAN was recently appointed a Japanese Heritage Ambassador to promote the country`s upcoming Olympic games. He is currently filming a documentary, and his biography is set to be published soon.

MARTY FRIEDMAN Online: HERE!
Facebook: HERE!
Jackson Guitars: HERE!



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Date: Aug 24, 2017
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