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Yngwie Malmsteen


Vocalist, songwriter, bandleader, and guitarist from the 1980s who all performed neo-classical using style even while a heavy steel performer. He had taken his motivation from Queen’s Brian Might, among various other rock and roll guitarists. His demonstration was observed by Shrapnel Information when Malmsteen was eighteen yrs . old. Even a critical car crash that still left him within a coma didn’t gradual him down. His entire family members was musically-oriented, which led him to generate his first primary musical piece at age ten. He and his wife Apr have a kid called Antonio. Jimi Hendrix motivated Malmsteen’s performance design.

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Full Name Yngwie Malmsteen
Date Of Birth June 30, 1963
Place Of Birth Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.9 m
Profession Guitarist
Nationality Swedish
Spouse April Malmsteen
Children Antonio Malmsteen
Parents Lennart Lannerbäck, Rigmor Malmsteen
Siblings Ann Louise Lannerbäck, Björn Malmsteen
Music Groups Alcatrazz, Steeler, Hear 'n Aid
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance, Grammis Award for Hard Rock/Metal of the Year
Movies Yngwie Malmsteen: Live!, Yngwie Malmsteen: Live in Budokan, G3: Live in Denver, Yngwie Malmsteen: Live in Korea, Yngwie Malmsteen: Concerto Suite for Electric Guitar and Orchestra
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1Name is pronounced Ing-Vey.
2His son's name is Antonio.



G3 Live in Denver2004Video documentary
Trial by Fire: Live in Leningrad1989Video



Metal Evolution2011-2012TV Series documentary performer - 2 episodes



That Metal Show2008-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Metal Evolution2011-2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Sergio's Blog2011TV SeriesHimself
Så jävla metal2011DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Musician
G3 Live in Denver2004Video documentaryHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Chasing Yngwie: Live in Tokyo '851995VideoHimself
Yngwie Malmsteen: Live at Budokan1994VideoHimself
Pantera: Cowboys from Hell1991Video documentary shortHimself
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 81990Video documentaryHimself
Trial by Fire: Live in Leningrad1989VideoHimself
Hear 'n Aid: The Sessions1986Video shortHimself

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1I plugged into a Marshall 25 years ago and from my first crunchy riffs to my latest screaming leads, my Marshalls were always right behind me, lots of them. There will be imitations, but in the end there can only be one, the only one, Marshall.

1Fender Stratocaster

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