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Former Megadeth Guitarist Marty Friedman to Ignite Inferno in 2014

by Jon Bloggin' Rogo

One of Perhaps the most revered lead guitarist in thrash metal history, Marty Friedman – whose groundbreaking work with Megadeth, Cacophony and as a solo artist has influenced legions of players around the globe — is currently putting the finishing touches on a new studio record titled, Inferno.

Inferno will include several collaborations with players influenced by Friedman, including Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom), Revocation guitar whiz David Davidson and the flamenco/metal acoustic duo Rodrigo y Gabriela. In addition, the album includes Friedman’s first songwriting collaboration with Jason Becker since the pair played together in the pioneering duo of guitar mayhem, Cacophony. 

A one-minute teaser can be heard here: