It occurred! On February 27, Megadeth reunited with former guitarist Marty Friedman on the Nippon Budokan venue in Tokyo, Japan. The present is Megadeth and Friedman‘s first present collectively in 23 years, and you may take a look at the way it sounded due to fan-filmed footage proper now! It’s also possible to watch a professionally-filmed model of the complete present right here for the following few days.
Friedman has since commented on the reunion saying he feels “immense pleasure and critical adrenaline to look ahead to taking part in collectively at this very, very cool place.”
“What’s up, all people? That is Marty Friedman right here. Only a fast announcement to allow you to all know that I am gonna be becoming a member of my good associates in Megadeth on stage on the Budokan in Tokyo on February 27th.
“It has been an actual very long time since I have been on the identical stage with Dave Mustaine making music, and we have each taken severely totally different paths in our life since then. However that does not change the truth that I am so extraordinarily happy with the half that I performed in Megadeth‘s historical past and Megadeth‘s legacy, and I am additionally very, very happy with the achievements that the band has finished in my absence.
“However for proper now, at this second, I simply really feel immense pleasure and critical adrenaline to look ahead to taking part in collectively at this very, very cool place. So I simply actually want you can be there, and I hope to see you quickly.”
Mustaine additionally issued his personal assertion upon the announcement, saying “For the primary time in additional than 23 years, Megadeth alumni Marty Friedman will be a part of Megadeth on stage because the particular visitor for our one-off international livestream from the legendary Budokan Area in Tokyo, Japan on February 27!
“‘Marty and I’ve remained associates over 23 years, since we final performed collectively. Nonetheless, I hear his music each evening, and he nonetheless is among the many high guitar gamers I’ve ever heard. That is a tremendous deal with for the followers, in addition to myself. To be sincere, I’ll drift off whereas listening to Kiko and Marty play collectively!’ [said] Dave Mustaine.
“Get your tickets for this international livestream occasion [here].”
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