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Band
Marty Friedman
Title
Wall of Sound
Type
LP/EP
Company
Prosthetic
YOR
2017
Style
Traditional
8/11/2017 - Review by: Eric Compton
Solid solo record from the guitar virtuoso
Former Megadeth and Cacophony guitarist Marty Friedman returns for his 12th solo effort to date. It is the virtuoso's second for California label Prosthetic. Assisting Friedman on the album is Japanese bassist Kiyoshi, drummers Anup Sastry and Gregg Bissonette and Deafhaven's Shiv Mehra. The record is produced by Friedman with engineering credit to Jens Bogren (Opeth) and the mix to Reinhold Mack (Queen, ELO). My favorite of the bunch is "Sorrow and Madness", complimented by the violin playing of Black Veil Bride's guitarist Jinxx. The only non-instrumental cut is "Something to Fight" featuring Shining vocalist Jorgen Munkeby.
Recommended for fans of: Animals as Leaders
PERSONAL BREAKDOWN:

ENJOYMENT
3
MUSIC
4.5
VOCALS
3
PRODUCTION
3
ARTWORK
2
LYRICS
3


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ALL REVIEWS FOR: MARTY FRIEDMAN
TITLE
DOR
COMPANY
REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
Wall of Sound
2017
Prosthetic
Eric Compton8/11/2017
3

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