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CACOPHONY (1986–90). Peter Marrino (vocals), Marty Friedman (guitar), Jason Becker (guitar, bass, drums). Cacophony was a virtuoso metal band with actual songs and melodies unlike other artists such as Yngwie Malmsteen. Cacophony was started in 1986, and their first record, Speed Metal Symphony, was a combination of classic metal riffs along with classical flourishes that showed that alongside the great Kat’s example, classical music and metal made a natural fit. The second record did Read more [...]