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Marty Friedman

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Marty Friedman
Friedman in 2009
Friedman in 2009
Background information
Born (1962-12-08) December 8, 1962 (age 61)
Washington, D.C., U.S.[1]
  • Musician
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • Guitar
  • vocals
Years active1981–present
Formerly of

Marty Friedman (born December 8th, 1962) is an American guitarist. He is best known for being the main guitarist for thrash metal band Megadeth from 1990 to 2000. He is also known for playing with Jason Becker in the band Cacophony from 1986 to 1989. He has made 13 of his own albums, and gone on many tours. Since 2003, Friedman has lived in Tokyo, Japan, and has been on over 700 Japanese television shows.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Umanov, Ben (August 19, 2014). "How Megadeth's Marty Friedman Became a Japanese TV Star". Rolling Stone.
  2. "Chronicles Only Here | Marty Friedman". web.archive.org. 2009-03-25. Archived from the original on 2009-03-25. Retrieved 2022-09-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)