Ross “the Boss” Friedman: “The Ramones were like our brothers… We were very different bands, but we both had the pride and attitude” – Guitar World | Start Classified

Ross “the Boss” Friedman’s muscular riffs and sturdy solos have powered not one but two seminal New York bands he helped found: 1970s proto-punk/garage-rock kings The Dictators, followed by a decade later by influential power metal band Manowar.

Despite his muscular approach to guitar, however, Friedman first got the six-string itch while looking at an endearing pack of wacky TV mop tops.

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