Wikipedia Bio: Ross Friedman (born January 3, 1954, in The Bronx, New York), also known as Ross the Boss, is a guitarist, known as a founding member of both the punk band The Dictators, and the heavy metal band Manowar.
Friedman formed the New York-based punk rock band The Dictators with Andy Shernoff in New Paltz, New York in 1973. Prior to this, Friedman had played in a local band, Total Crudd. After recording three albums with The Dictators, Friedman went to France and worked for one year in Fabienne Shine's band Shakin' Street. On Black Sabbath's Heaven and Hell tour in 1980 (on which Shakin' Street were the support act), Friedman was introduced to bass player Joey DeMaio by Ronnie James Dio. Later in 1980, Friedman and DeMaio formed Manowar, with whom he recorded six albums with. He the band after the 1988 album Kings of Metal.
Listen to the interview I did with Ross. We talk about his new solo album, the possibility of playing on Manowar's final tour and his upcoming tour of Australia
Click the poster to get your tickets now! Ross will also be playing at Woolly Mammoth, Brisbane on the 29th of April!