Marty Friedman explains why he's ditched delay and reverb for his just-announced new album, Tokyo Jukebox 3

Marty Friedman announces new album Tokyo Jukebox 3
(Image credit: Marty Friedman)

Marty Friedman has announced a new solo record, Tokyo Jukebox 3, and if you think you know what to expect from the former Megadeth electric guitar player by this point in time, guess again. 

In a post on his official Facebook page announcing the record, he revealed some changes to his sound, including ditching effects like reverb and delay.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.