Marty Friedman (ex-Megadeth) has announced that he will be making an appearance at the Japan Foundation in Los Angeles, CA on October 15 for a free lecture, which he is calling “Ask Marty: An Insider’s View Of Japan Through The Eyes Of An American Rockstar.” Interested fans can submit questions in advance HERE. In other news, the guitarist will also be teaming up with journalist Brad Tolinski for a special “Music & Conversation With Marty Friedman” event at the Cutting Room in New York, NY on October 23. That event is being held as part of the “BackStory Events” online series and it will feature a long-form interview as well as a short performance. It will also be live streamed by Guitar World. As previously reported, Friedman’s new live album “One Bad M.F. Live!!” will be released on October 19 via Prosthetic Records.