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Marty Friedman

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Washington, D.C. (early); Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan (now)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Progressive Rock/Metal, Shred
Lyrical themes:
Mostly instrumental
Current label:
Prosthetic Records
Years active:
1987-present
Solo project of guitarist Marty Friedman.

The style varies a lot. The first album, produced by Mike Varney, is shred typical of his Shrapnel Records output. The two next ones, recorded after Marty had joined Megadeth, are almost new age/ambient, heavily influened by the works of Kitarō, whom Marty had befriended, and who produced the first of the two. The rest of the discography also varies ...
Current
Marty Friedman Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming (1987-present)
See also: Metal Clone X, Takamiy (live), ex-Cacophony, ex-Hawaii, ex-Aloha, ex-Vixen, ex-Megadeth, ex-Deuce, ex-Aikawa Nanase, ex-FANTA, ex-Jet Red, ex-Lovefixer, ex-Red Dye #2, ex-Rock Fujiyama Band, ex-Rocket to Russia (Ramones tribute), ex-Ami Suzuki (live)
Jeremy Colson Drums (2002-present), Vocals (2008-present)
See also: Steve Vai, ex-LD/50, ex-Dali's Dilemma, ex-Eric Gales, ex-Michael Schenker Group, ex-Apartment 26 (live), ex-Billy Idol (live), ex-Circus Diablo (live)
Past
Deen Castronovo Drums (1988)
See also: ex-Hawaii, Journey, Revolution Saints, ex-Dr. Mastermind, ex-George Bellas, ex-James Murphy, ex-Joey Tafolla, ex-Malice, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Geezer, ex-Cacophony, ex-Wild Dogs, ex-Bad English, ex-Hardline, ex-Matthew Ward, ex-Planet Us, ex-Social Distortion, ex-Soul SirkUS, ex-Steve Vai, ex-The Enemy, ex-Foreigner (live), ex-Paul Rodgers (live)
Nick Menza Drums (1992-1996)
See also: ex-Rhoads, ex-Von Skeletor, Atomic Disintegrator, ex-Megadeth, ex-Memorain, ex-Orphaned to Hatred, ex-Chodle's Trunk, ex-Cold Fire, ex-Deltanaut, ex-Grand Theft, ex-Menza, ex-Mindstreem, ex-Metal All Stars (live)
Brian BecVar Keyboards (1992-2002)
Tony Franklin Bass (1996)
See also: Freakshow, The Cage, Sir Lord Baltimore, ex-Marco Ferrigno, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Rated X, Roy Harper, ex-Erik Norlander, ex-Menchen, ex-The Jimmy Whip Project, ex-Blue Murder, ex-Docker's Guild, ex-Donna Lewis, ex-Gary Hoey, ex-Lana Lane, ex-Legacy X, ex-Pearl, ex-The Firm, ex-Heaven & Earth (live), ex-Whitesnake (live)
Jimmy O'Shea Bass (2002)
See also: ex-Cacophony, ex-Le Mans, Pop Fiction, ex-Eyes, ex-Howling Iguanas, ex-Nothin' Personal
Barry Sparks Bass (2002)
See also: Roland Grapow, ex-Guy Mann-Dude, Ted Nugent, B'z (live), ex-Cosmosquad, ex-Dokken, ex-George Bellas, ex-Miloš Dodo Doležal, ex-Tony MacAlpine, ex-Vinnie Moore, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-John West, ex-Michael Schenker Group, ex-UFO
Current (Live)
Takayoshi Ohmura Guitars (2007-present)
See also: Cross Hard, Liv Moon, Takayoshi Ohmura, Amedeath, C4, DCPRG (Date Course Pentagon Royal Garden), Uroboros, Babymetal (live), ex-Metal Clone X (live), ex-Gloria, ex-張惠妹 (A-Mei) (live)
Toshiki Oomomo Bass (2014-present)
See also: Metal Clone X, Takamiy (live), Second Effort, SKOMB (Shinkansen-Kanmuri-Okazaki-Metal-Battery), Demon Kakka (live), RENO (live), ex-Suns Owl, ex-The 冠 (live), ex-dibs, ex-So What?, ex-STAB BLUE, ex-Team31, ex-Demon Kogure (live)
Yuya Maeta Drums (2014-present)
See also: Liv Moon (live), Babymetal (live), RENO (live), ex-Blue Man Group (live)
Past (Live)
Chris Catero Bass (2003, 2007)
See also: Razer, ex-Wardog, ex-Machine Gun Kelly, ex-Sabbath Judas Sabbath
Ron Jarzombek Guitars (2007)
See also: Blotted Science, Ron Jarzombek, Watchtower, Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, ex-S.A. Slayer, ex-Gordian Knot, ex-Jarz
Ryota Yoshinari Bass (2010-2011)
Chargeeeee... Drums (2010-?)
See also: Metal Clone X, bulb, Omega Dripp, SPEECIES, ZIZ, カイキゲッショク (Kaiki Gesshoku), ex-Femme Fatale, ex-Final, ex-Lycoris, ex-ムニムニ (munimuni) (live)
Or Lubianiker Bass (2012, 2014)
See also: Yossi Sassi, ex-Gus G. (live)
Ben Azar Guitars (2012)
See also: Yossi Sassi
Tobias Ørnes Andersen Drums (2014)
See also: Ihsahn (live), Shining, ex-Leprous, ex-Ørkenkjøtt
Johan Nunez Drums (2014)
See also: Meridian Dawn, Gus G. (live), Firewind, ex-Suicide of Demons, ex-Negate (live), ex-About: Blank, ex-Mystica, ex-Nightrage
Håkon Sagen Guitars (2014)
See also: Shining, ex-Benea Reach
Helge Lien Keyboards (2014)
See also: Helge Lien Trio, Shining (live)
Jørgen Munkeby Vocals, Saxophone (2014)
See also: Altaar, Casualties of Cool, Damp / Chrome Hill, Shining, ex-Jaga Jazzist
Marty Friedman Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming (1987-present)
See also: Metal Clone X, Takamiy (live), ex-Cacophony, ex-Hawaii, ex-Aloha, ex-Vixen, ex-Megadeth, ex-Deuce, ex-Aikawa Nanase, ex-FANTA, ex-Jet Red, ex-Lovefixer, ex-Red Dye #2, ex-Rock Fujiyama Band, ex-Rocket to Russia (Ramones tribute), ex-Ami Suzuki (live)
Jeremy Colson Drums (2002-present), Vocals (2008-present)
See also: Steve Vai, ex-LD/50, ex-Dali's Dilemma, ex-Eric Gales, ex-Michael Schenker Group, ex-Apartment 26 (live), ex-Billy Idol (live), ex-Circus Diablo (live)
Deen Castronovo Drums (1988)
See also: ex-Hawaii, Journey, Revolution Saints, ex-Dr. Mastermind, ex-George Bellas, ex-James Murphy, ex-Joey Tafolla, ex-Malice, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Geezer, ex-Cacophony, ex-Wild Dogs, ex-Bad English, ex-Hardline, ex-Matthew Ward, ex-Planet Us, ex-Social Distortion, ex-Soul SirkUS, ex-Steve Vai, ex-The Enemy, ex-Foreigner (live), ex-Paul Rodgers (live)
Nick Menza Drums (1992-1996)
See also: ex-Rhoads, ex-Von Skeletor, Atomic Disintegrator, ex-Megadeth, ex-Memorain, ex-Orphaned to Hatred, ex-Chodle's Trunk, ex-Cold Fire, ex-Deltanaut, ex-Grand Theft, ex-Menza, ex-Mindstreem, ex-Metal All Stars (live)
Brian BecVar Keyboards (1992-2002)
Tony Franklin Bass (1996)
See also: Freakshow, The Cage, Sir Lord Baltimore, ex-Marco Ferrigno, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Rated X, Roy Harper, ex-Erik Norlander, ex-Menchen, ex-The Jimmy Whip Project, ex-Blue Murder, ex-Docker's Guild, ex-Donna Lewis, ex-Gary Hoey, ex-Lana Lane, ex-Legacy X, ex-Pearl, ex-The Firm, ex-Heaven & Earth (live), ex-Whitesnake (live)
Jimmy O'Shea Bass (2002)
See also: ex-Cacophony, ex-Le Mans, Pop Fiction, ex-Eyes, ex-Howling Iguanas, ex-Nothin' Personal
Barry Sparks Bass (2002)
See also: Roland Grapow, ex-Guy Mann-Dude, Ted Nugent, B'z (live), ex-Cosmosquad, ex-Dokken, ex-George Bellas, ex-Miloš Dodo Doležal, ex-Tony MacAlpine, ex-Vinnie Moore, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-John West, ex-Michael Schenker Group, ex-UFO
Current
Takayoshi Ohmura Guitars (2007-present)
See also: Cross Hard, Liv Moon, Takayoshi Ohmura, Amedeath, C4, DCPRG (Date Course Pentagon Royal Garden), Uroboros, Babymetal (live), ex-Metal Clone X (live), ex-Gloria, ex-張惠妹 (A-Mei) (live)
Toshiki Oomomo Bass (2014-present)
See also: Metal Clone X, Takamiy (live), Second Effort, SKOMB (Shinkansen-Kanmuri-Okazaki-Metal-Battery), Demon Kakka (live), RENO (live), ex-Suns Owl, ex-The 冠 (live), ex-dibs, ex-So What?, ex-STAB BLUE, ex-Team31, ex-Demon Kogure (live)
Yuya Maeta Drums (2014-present)
See also: Liv Moon (live), Babymetal (live), RENO (live), ex-Blue Man Group (live)
Past
Chris Catero Bass (2003, 2007)
See also: Razer, ex-Wardog, ex-Machine Gun Kelly, ex-Sabbath Judas Sabbath
Ron Jarzombek Guitars (2007)
See also: Blotted Science, Ron Jarzombek, Watchtower, Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, ex-S.A. Slayer, ex-Gordian Knot, ex-Jarz
Ryota Yoshinari Bass (2010-2011)
Chargeeeee... Drums (2010-?)
See also: Metal Clone X, bulb, Omega Dripp, SPEECIES, ZIZ, カイキゲッショク (Kaiki Gesshoku), ex-Femme Fatale, ex-Final, ex-Lycoris, ex-ムニムニ (munimuni) (live)
Or Lubianiker Bass (2012, 2014)
See also: Yossi Sassi, ex-Gus G. (live)
Ben Azar Guitars (2012)
See also: Yossi Sassi
Tobias Ørnes Andersen Drums (2014)
See also: Ihsahn (live), Shining, ex-Leprous, ex-Ørkenkjøtt
Johan Nunez Drums (2014)
See also: Meridian Dawn, Gus G. (live), Firewind, ex-Suicide of Demons, ex-Negate (live), ex-About: Blank, ex-Mystica, ex-Nightrage
Håkon Sagen Guitars (2014)
See also: Shining, ex-Benea Reach
Helge Lien Keyboards (2014)
See also: Helge Lien Trio, Shining (live)
Jørgen Munkeby Vocals, Saxophone (2014)
See also: Altaar, Casualties of Cool, Damp / Chrome Hill, Shining, ex-Jaga Jazzist
Added by: eViL_dWeLlS Modified by: Azmodes
Added on: 2002-08-19 06:09:04 Last modified on: 2015-07-05 12:18:46