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Post-Hardcore Supergroup Mutoid Man Get a Little Help from Marty Friedman

You may not have heard of Mutoid Man, but it seems like just about everyone else has. Not only does this Brooklyn-based outfit’s sensational new album, War Moans, feature special guest guitar icon Marty Friedman, but they’ve already earned the ultimate stamp of rock and roll legitimacy—their own signature guitars.So, who are these mutants, anyway?Part punishing metalcore, part mathrock and a... …

Marty Friedman Premieres "Whiteworm" Music Video

Marty Friedman is set to release his new solo album, Wall of Sound, on Friday via Prosthetic Records. Now, he has unveiled the music video for "Whiteworm," one of the album's most torrential tracks.The video, which Friedman says has a "definite 'real world' Japanese look," was directed by acclaimed Japanese music director Junya Masuyama."I chose him to challenge him (Masuyama) to put a... …

Marty Friedman Discusses His Hatred of the Term "Shredders," New Solo Album

In the best way possible, Marty Friedman is an anomaly within the musical world. He started off in the 1980s as a guitar-centric recording artist for Shrapnel Records, which had also signed his metal band Cacophony. The start of the Nineties brought him into the Megadeth fold, in which Friedman would go on to sell millions of albums.But the success he experienced before leaving Megadeth in 2000... …

Marty Friedman Debuts "Sorrow and Madness"

Marty Friedman has debuted "Sorrow and Madness," another track from his upcoming solo album, Wall of Sound.The song features Jinxx, of the massively popular Black Veil Brides, on violin. You can listen, and see Friedman's upcoming tour dates with Scale the Summit and The Fine Constant, below.Guitarworld.com will also stream an intimate, long-form interview with Friedman at the Cutting Room in... …

Marty Friedman Premieres New Song, “Whiteworm”

As we've reported, former Cacophony and Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman will release his new album, Wall of Sound, August 4 via Prosthetic Records. The album was produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (Ghost, Rush, Alice in Chains) and mixed by Jens Bogren (Lamb of God, Opeth).As always, it features an incredibly talented group of musicians. The core band on Wall of Sound includes Anup... …

Marty Friedman Discusses New Jackson Signature Model and ‘Wall Of Sound’ Album

To ring in a new era, Marty Friedman showcases his brand new Jackson MF-1 signature model in a new video posted on Jackson's YouTube page. You can watch the clip below.The video showcases Friedman playing his new signature model amidst rare, intimate discussions about his decision to return to Jackson. The video also features song clips from his upcoming album, Wall Of Sound. Wall Of Sound, out... …

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