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While studying at the esteemed Berklee College of Music, Coven was roommates with iconic guitarist Steve Vai, leading to a lifelong friendship between the two.
Randy Coven lent his talents to a multitude of bands, recording six studio albums with New York heavy metal act Holy Mother. Coven continued to juggle multiple bands, performing with Ark, MCM and the Randy Coven Band. The Randy Coven Band’s debut album, ‘Funk Me Tender’, features a guest appearance from Steve Vai, while Coven’s sophomore album, ‘Sammy Says Ouch!’, utilized the power of Alice Cooper/Megadeth guitarist Al Pitrelli. Guitar god Zakk Wylde also collaborated with Randy Coven, providing guest guitar on C.P.R.’s sole full length, ‘Coven • Pitrelli • Reilly’.
Coven’s most high-profile position was with Yngwie Malmsteen, acting as the guitar virtuoso’s bassist from 1999-2000 and once again from 2000-2001. Coven’s playing can be heard in Malmsteen’s 2009 DVD ‘Live in Korea.’ The show was recorded in 2001, right at the tail end of the bassist’s tenure with Malmsteen.
[...]perhaps best known for having toured with Malmsteen from 1999-2001, a period chronicled on the 2009 concert recording ‘Live in Korea.’ The guitarist’s over-the-phone audition of Coven reportedly went something like this: “Do you drink beer?” “Do you play with a pick?” “And do you play a Fender bass?” Coven was said to have answered “yes,” “yes” and “yes,” securing the job.
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