Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman spoke in an interview with “Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon” and revealed his thoughts about KISS’ farewell tour “One Last Kiss: End Of The Road World Tour”.
He said that when he saw KISS for the first time, he was amazed by them. Here’s the statement:
“They’ve given way, way more than you could ask of anybody, and they’ve gone far beyond the call of duty of any band. So many decades… I have nothing but appreciation for what they’ve given to my life and to other people, and just knowing that they’re there.
The first couple of [KISS] concerts I saw when I was a kid just absolutely blew my mind and set me off on a musical path, which I’m very thankful for.
And then when I saw ’em again on that reunion tour — some other people can probably share the feeling — it was like watching a friend who had died come up from the grave and be living again; it was so weird.”
On what he thinks about retirement, he said:
“Hopefully never. I can’t think of anything I’d rather do than play music for people. So, as long as I’m able to do that, and as long as I’m able to continue making what I consider to be better music than I did the year before, the month before, then I’m gonna keep doing it.
And I think had I stopped at any point, I probably would have rotted, because that’s just what I do — I do that, just like you brush your teeth, you play music; it’s really like that.”
You can listen entire interview from below.