MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 05-30-2014

PRS Signature Artist Marty Friedman Releases New Album “Inferno”

Bookmark and Share
Email: pr@prsguitars.com
Website: http://www.prsguitars.com
Widely respected as the most influential lead guitarist in thrash metal history, PRS Signature Artist Marty Friedman has released Inferno, his first solo album of original material in four years, and his first recording in more than a decade. The album released in the US on May 27 via Prosthetic Records (except in Japan, where the album was released by Universal Music), is screaming up the charts with what Friedman recently told Guitar World is “the most intense writing and playing I can do.”

When questioned about the gear he used on the album and his new PRS SE Signature model, the artist replied, "The PRS Marty Friedman signature model was developed over the course of recording Inferno - my most 'guitar demanding' album yet. Its sound is all over that record. PRS has finally created my ultimate go-to guitar."

The PRS SE Marty Friedman features a beveled maple top with mahogany back, a 25” scale length wide fat 22 fret mahogany neck with a rosewood fretboard and star inlays, PRS-designed SE locking tuners and PRS’s adjustable stoptail bridge. SE humbucking treble and bass pickups with volume and tone for each pickup with a 3-way toggle switch on the upper bout gives players ultimate versatility and control.

The new album Inferno includes notable guest appearances by several artists influenced by Friedman, including flamenco/metal acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela, Children of Bodom front man Alexi Laiho, Skyharbor mastermind Keshav Dhar and Revocation guitar whiz David Davidson, as well as Friedman‘s first songwriting collaboration with Jason Becker since the pair played together in Cacophony, the pioneering duo of guitar mayhem.

Inferno breaks all genre rules and creates new ones with an exhilarating and musically daring mash-up with Jørgen Munkeby of the acclaimed “blackjazz” act Shining, as well as two tracks featuring vocals by rock guru Danko Jones. Overall, Inferno is by far Friedman‘s most thrilling and adventurous effort to date.
“I’m extremely proud of the work I’ve done with Cacophony and Megadeth, but I was never interested in looking back or stopping there,” Friedman says. “Inferno is the album that fans of my work with those two bands have always wanted me to make. I’ve finally made it, and completely on my own maniacal terms.”

Friedman is kicking off a world tour to promote the album. He will be returning to America for his first tour of his home country in more than a decade. Just as he changed the game of metal and guitar with his revered solo debut Dragon’s Kiss, Friedman’s new album Inferno and his SE signature model will raise the bar for a new generation of players.

For more information, visit http://www.prsguitars.com/semartyfriedman.

About PRS Guitars:
Paul Reed Smith Guitars is a leading manufacturer of quality instruments in Stevensville, Maryland. Since 1985, the PRS team of highly skilled craftspeople has designed and built a wide variety of musical instruments and gear for worldwide distribution, including electric, acoustic, and bass guitars as well as boutique-inspired guitar amplifiers. The PRS SE line of products complements the Maryland-made PRS line by offering highly approachable and more affordable electric and acoustic guitars. Zach Myers of Shinedown, Mark Tremonti of Creed and Alter Bridge, Dustie Waring of Between the Buried and Me, Clint Lowery of Sevendust, Fredrik Åkesson and Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth, Marty Friedman, Orianthi, Neal Schon, and Carlos Santana are among the artists currently playing PRS instruments and/or amplifiers.
PRS Guitars Info: www.prsguitars.com

Images of Marty Friedman and his PRS Signature guitar:
http://www.prsguitars.com/media/martyfriedman/

###
Media Contact: pr@prsguitars.com

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Earl & The Steadies Sign With MusicDish For Representation In China

David Vaters New Solo Release

Danish Singer Songwriter & Veteran Stars Win Acoustic Music Awards

MusicDish*China Presents Harper And Midwest Kind China Tour

Innovative Music Transcription Company Launches New Service

Indie LGBT Artist Craymo Wins 2nd Worldwide Music Contest In A Row, This Time For Best Video For Song Promoting Diversity, Equality And Peace, One Love One World

Jennifair "Sugar" Featuring Deion Luis (Official Video)



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Sound Royalties Unveils Plans To Invest $100+ Million In Songwriters, Producers And Other Music Professionals
» Nokia And Du Help Music Fans Share Videos And Pictures From Du Arena
» Universal Music Group Relaunches Polygram Entertainment To Accelerate Film And Television Strategy
» HitsMeUp Brings Music Fans Closer To Their Favorite Artists
» Pandora Reports Q4 And Full Year 2016 Financial Results
» Kevin Killen Named NYU Steinhardt Music Technology Artist-in-Residence
» Innovative Music Transcription Company Launches New Service
» Dates Announced For The Hard Work Pays Off Tour 2017
» Legendary Producer Tha 4orce And Confucius MC Present Their New Single 'More To It'
» The Legendary Voice - Patti Drew Makes Her Return


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Earl & The Steadies Sign With MusicDish For Representation In China
» Armada Night - China
» NYC's Chinese-American MC Bohan Phoenix Releases New EP 'JALA'
» Music Marketing Agency Syn Launches Beijing Office
» Warner/Chappell Production Music Promotes Aaron Gant To Senior Vice President Of Production
» World Blues & Roots Band Harper And Midwest Kind China Tour
» ASCAP Expands Asia-Pacific Strategy
» Why Do So Many Music Technology Startups Fail?
» New Report Debates Future Of Arts & Culture Ticketing
» Sino-Franco Festival Partnership: YinYang Music & Chateau Perche
» China's Leading Streaming Platform To Talk Strategy At Midem 2017
» An Open Letter To President Donald J. Trump

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2017 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.