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Ross the Boss

Ross the Boss

Real/full name:
Ross H. Friedman
70 (born Jan 3rd, 1954)
Place of birth:
United States (Bronx, New York)


Was officially inducted into The Hall of Heavy Metal History on Tuesday January 18th, 2017, during a ceremony held at the Anaheim Expo Hall as part of the NAMM festivities.

Shakin' Street are a French rock band, first formed in 1975, and occasionally still active. They have toured with Black Sabbath.

He produced three 7" vinyl singles for a band called Lyre in the '80s.

Death Dealer

Guitars (2012-present)

2013 War Master Guitars
2015 Hallowed Ground Guitars
2020 Conquered Lands Guitars
2021 Fuel Injected Suicide Machine (EP) Guitars

Ross the Boss

Guitars, Keyboards (2006-present)

2008 New Metal Leader Guitars
2010 Hailstorm Guitars
2017 Blood of My Enemies (Single) Guitars
2018 By Blood Sworn (Single) Guitars, Keyboards
2018 By Blood Sworn Guitars, Keyboards
2020 Denied by the Cross (Single) Guitars, Keyboards
2020 Maiden of Shadows (Single) Guitars, Keyboards
2020 Born of Fire Guitars, Keyboards
2020 Heart of Steel (Live) (Single) Guitars, Keyboards

Shakin' Street

Guitars (1978-1980, 2008-present)

The Dictators

As Ross "The Boss" Funicello:
Guitars (1973-1975, 1976-1980, 1995-2008, 2020-present)

Brain Surgeons


2006 Denial of Death Guitars, Vocals




Guitars (2012-?)

Manitoba's Wild Kingdom

Guitars (1989-1991, 2008)

1990 ...and You? Guitars


Guitars (1980-1989)

1981 Demo '81 (Demo) Guitars
1982 Battle Hymns Songwriting (tracks 1, 3-6, 8), Guitars, Keyboards
1983 Into Glory Ride Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting
1983 Defender (Single) Guitars, Keyboards
1984 Hail to England Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 2, 5)
1984 All Men Play on 10 (Single) Guitars
1984 Sign of the Hammer Guitars, Songwriting (track 6)
1987 Blow Your Speakers (Single) Guitars
1987 Fighting the World Guitars, Keyboards
1988 Kings of Metal / Herz aus Stahl (Single) Guitars
1988 Kings of Metal Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting (tracks 2, 7)
1994 The Hell of Steel (Compilation) Guitars (tracks 1-6, 8-11)
1996 Return of the Warlord (Single) Guitars (track 2)
2008 Kings of Metal / The Triumph of Steel (Compilation) Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting (tracks 2, 7)
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Atlantean Kodex

2007 The Pnakotic Demos (Demo) Guitars (lead) (track 1)

Attick Demons

2011 Atlantis Guitars (lead) (track 2)

Bloody Times

2018 Alliance (Single) Guitars
2019 On a Mission Guitars (track 1)
2022 No Fear (EP) Guitars (lead) (track 3)

Burning Witches

2020 Dance with the Devil Guitars (track 12)


2023 Blood & Steel Guitars (lead) (track 9)

Crystal Viper

2017 Queen of the Witches Guitars (lead) (track 5)


2005 Fate Is Calling (Pt. I) Guitars (lead) (track 7)

Die Krupps

2020 No More Heroes (Single) Guitars
2021 Songs from the Dark Side of Heaven Guitars (track 6)

Distorted Reflection

2024 Doom Rules Eternally Guitars (lead) (track 6)


2018 All for Metal (Single) Vocals (additional) (track 1)
2018 Forever Warriors, Forever United Unknown (CD1 track 1)


2016 We Are Heavy Metal Guitars (lead) (tracks 1, 2, 8, 9)
2021 Boundless I Am Free (EP) Guitars (track 1)

Hammer King

2022 Kingdemonium Vocals (track 9)


2023 Heavenqueen Unknown (track 7)

Icy Steel

2018 Guest on Earth Guitars


2002 Sword & Sorcery Guitars (lead) (track 3)


2006 The Absolute Power (Video) Guitars
2010 Battle Hymns MMXI Guitars (tracks 9, 10)


2009 Metalforce Guitars (lead) (track 6)

Nanowar of Steel

2022 Armpits of Immortals (Single) Guitars

Night Legion

2017 Night Legion Guitars (lead)


2011 In Metal We Trust Guitars (track 11)

Proscriptor McGovern's Apsû

As Ross Friedman:

2021 Proscriptor McGovern's Apsû Guitars (lead) (track 4)

Snowy Shaw

2018 White Is the New Black (Compilation) Guitars (lead) (track 3)

Steel Trident

2009 Elric el Albino Guitars (lead) (track 5)

Texas Metal Outlaws

As Ross the Boss Friedman:

2018 Texas Metal Outlaws Guitars (lead) (track 3)

The Wizards

2017 Full Moon in Scorpio Guitars (lead) (on "Leaving the Past Behind")

Witches Mark

2013 Witching Metal Ritual Guitars (lead) (track 7)


2007 Epos Piano (track 4), Guitars (track 5)


2016 Tides of the Final War Guitars (lead) (track 2)


1983 Anthrax (Demo) Producer
1983 Soldiers of Metal (Single) Producer
1990 Armed and Dangerous (EP) Producer (tracks 6-7)
1990 Armed and Dangerous (EP) Producer (tracks 6-7)
1991 Armed and Dangerous (EP) Producer (tracks A2-A3)
1992 Fistful of Metal Producer (tracks B3 & C1)
1998 Fistful of Metal / Armed and Dangerous (Compilation) Producer (tracks 2:6-2:7)


1983 On the Attack (Demo) Producer
1984 Unlaced Producer (tracks 5, 6, 8)
2002 Unlaced / Get It While It's Hot (Compilation) Producer (tracks 5-6, 8) )


1982 Battle Hymns Producer

Proscriptor McGovern's Apsû

2021 Proscriptor McGovern's Apsû Songwriting (track 4) (as "Ross Friedman")

Ross the Boss

2008 New Metal Leader Producer
2010 Hailstorm Recording (guitars, keyboards), Editing
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