Megadeth has shared their first picture with former guitarist Marty Friedman forward of their reunion present on February 27 on the Nippon Budokan venue in Tokyo, Japan. The present shall be Megadeth and Friedman‘s first present collectively in 23 years, and don’t fret if you cannot get aircraft tickets to Japan in a pinch – the present shall be livestreamed on-line.
Friedman has since commented on the reunion saying he feels “immense pleasure and critical adrenaline to stay up for 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 buddies 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 completed in my absence.
“However for proper now, at this second, I simply really feel immense pleasure and critical adrenaline to stay up for 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 buddies over 23 years, since we final performed collectively. Nevertheless, I hear his music each evening, and he nonetheless is among the many prime guitar gamers I’ve ever heard. That is a tremendous deal with for the followers, in addition to myself. To be trustworthy, I’ll drift off whereas listening to Kiko and Marty play collectively!’ [said] Dave Mustaine.
“Get your tickets for this international livestream occasion [here].”
And whereas that is most likely going to be nice for Mustaine and Friedman, it is going to be much more unimaginable for followers. Particularly those that by no means received to see the magic of Friedman doing his factor on stage with Megadeth.
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