Marty Friedman enlists Mateus Asato for a soaring instrumental cover of Crowded House's Don't Dream It's Over

[L-R] Marty Friedman and Mateus Asato
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Earlier this year, former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman set out on a Japan tour in support of his latest solo album, Tokyo Jukebox 3. The run included a show in Osaka, which saw a guest appearance from social media sensation Mateus Asato.

Of course, with the limitations of the pandemic, and the fact that Asato resides overseas, he appeared – in very 2021 fashion – via video link.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.