| TV, Radio, Live concerts, events and more!
Marty can be seen on 3 separate TV programs on 3 separate major networks in Japan on July 3rd! His weekly show, “Rock Fujiyama” will feature Andrew W.K performing with Marty, and NHK`s “POP JAM” has superstars Ayaka Hirahara and Tomomi Kahala performing with Marty. Nippon Television`s “Uta Sta!” which is Japan`s answer to American Idol, features Marty on the judges panel.
Marty will appear live on the top nationwide AM radio program in the country on 6/28, the Japanese release day of “Loudspeaker”. He will also make an in-store appearance and autograph session at Tower Records in Shinjuku, downtown Tokyo on 7/9. Ken Ayugai (from“Rock Fujiyama”) will host the event. There are several TV, radio, print media and live events planned to promote “Loudspeaker” in Japan, those of you who have access will not want to miss these events!
Marty has the cover story in this month`s SOUND DESIGNER (second time in 7 months) as well as an upcoming cover story and bonus DVD in YOUNG GUITAR (also second time in 7 months)
The first video from “Loudspeaker” will be for opening track “Elixir”, and will begin filming on 7/1. More news as it comes in.
Marty will do one concert with Aikawa Nanase on 7/7 in Tokyo and one more in Taiwan on 7/29.
There is a lot more in the works in and out of Japan that I will keep you informed of as the info comes in. As usual there is more information in the Japanese section of this site. And remember: this is the ONLY place on the web with OFFICIAL Marty Friedman information! Maysan (webmaster)