Biography of Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Johann Malmsteen or Yngwie Malmsteen is a renowned guitarist from Sweden. Besides being known as a guitarist, he is also a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist reliable.

Yngwie who was born on June 30, 1963, has been married to April, a Turkish woman. The couple was blessed with a son named Antonio, whose of the name of Antonio Vivaldi.

Yngwie became famous in the 1980s because of its expertise in one of the guitar techniques that neo-classical metal that is often associated with the speed of playing guitar with a high-pitched, squeal, and roar.
Yngwie Malmsteen
The first musical album Yngwie is RISING FORCE, released in 1984. The album won the award from Guitar Player Magazine as the best rock album. The album was then also nominated in the Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental.

Then throughout the 90s, recorded Yngwie has released four albums, namely ECLIPSE (1990), Yngwie Malmsteen THE COLLECTION (1991), FIRE AND ICE (1992), and THE SEVENTH SIGN (1994). Thanks to the album - this album he gets success in Europe and Asia.

Yngwie's latest album is RELENTLESS released in November 2010. In order to promote the album in America, he played a song called the Star Spangled Banner in Florida. In 2012, he had just finished his show at Getaway Rock Festival held in his home country, namely Sweden.

  • RISING FORCE (1984)
  • TRIAL BY FIRE: LIVE IN Leningrad (1989)
  • ECLIPSE (1990)
  • Yngwie Malmsteen THE COLLECTION (1991)
  • FIRE AND ICE (1992)
  • ALCHEMY (1999)
  • ATTACK !! (2002)
  • ANGELS OF LOVE (2009)
  • RELENTLESS (2010)