Legendary guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN recently appeared as a guest on the late-night television talk show “The Artie Lange Show” alongside guests Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Goldbergs) and former football quarterback Warren Moon to promote his upcoming release “Inferno,” due out in May.

The Artie Lange Show” w/ Marty Friedman Part 1


The Artie Lange Show” w/ Marty Friedman Part 2


FRIEDMAN was recently featured at the annual NAMM trade show in Anaheim, Calif., where he showcased his new signature model Paul Reed Smith guitar during various performances throughout the weekend, including an appearance at the star-studded Randy Rhoads Remembered tribute. You can view live footage of his solo performance at the Boss/Roland stage thanks to Gear Gods


“Inferno” — FRIEDMAN’s first studio album that will be released simultaneously internationally in over 10 years — will feature what he describes as the heaviest, most intense playing of his career. You can listen the new song “Steroidhead” now at this location.

The album will also feature guest appearances from several artists that have been influenced by FRIEDMAN, including Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom), Rodrigo y Gabriela and David Davidson (Revocation), as well as his first songwriting collaboration with Jason Becker since Cacophony.

Stay tuned in the coming weeks for further details on “Inferno”!