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5 weeks ago

Yngwie Malmsteen Lesson: The Sevens Mechanic — Video (2/24/2015)
In his latest instructional video (posted February 5), guitarist Troy Grady investigates one of the unusual asymmetrical groupings of Yngwie Malmsteen’s scale playing: a concept known as "sevens." "Although Malmsteen is known for launching a wav...
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7 weeks ago

Cracking the Code with Troy Grady: Yngwie Malmsteen's Rotational Picking Mechanic (2/9/2015)
The most fundamental challenge in fast picking is also the easiest to spot from halfway across the room: the motion mechanic. To play notes with a pick, we need a way of moving it back and forth in the classic alternating down-up picking sequenc...
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8 weeks ago

Guitarist Yana Mulyana Plays Yngwie Malmsteen's "Brothers" — Video (2/2/2015)
As you can see in the top video below, Indonesian guitarist Yana Mulyana has overcome some serious obstacles in order to reach his guitar-playing goals. The video, which shows Mulyana performing Yngwie Malmsteen's "Brothers," is certainly inspi...
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Jun 25 2014

Yngwie Malmsteen Shreds on Guitar Gods Tour — Tour (6/25/2014)
As you probably know by now, Yngwie Malmsteen is headlining the Guitar Gods Tour, a note-filled jaunt — also featuring Gary Hoey and Guns N' Roses' Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal — that is now working its way from Seattle (June 26) to Houston (July 12). ...
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Jun 25 2014

Yngwie Malmsteen Covers Michael Jackson's "Beat It" — Listen (6/25/2014)
Check out Yngwie Malmsteen's cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" below. The track is from Malmsteen's late-2009 album, High Impact. "It was a tribute to [Jackson], but I’ve always liked the song," Malmsteen said in a "Dear Guitar Hero" feature ...
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Jun 17 2014

Yngwie Malmsteen Tackles Deep Purple's "Highway Star" in the Eighties — Listen (6/17/2014)
We admit this one is random — completely inspired by Yngwie Malmsteen's action-packed visit to Guitar World HQ last week. Check out Malmsteen's high-energy instrumental cover of Deep Purple's "Highway Star" from the mid-Eighties. The track ori...
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Apr 23 2014

Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Gary Hoey and Bumblefoot Announce Guitar Gods Tour (4/23/2014)
This summer, Yngwie Malmsteen will join Uli Jon Roth, Gary Hoey and Guns N' Roses' Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal for the first-ever Guitar Gods festival tour. Malmsteen will headline the tour, which is billed an "epic celebration — six-plus hours — of...
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Dec 11 2013

Video: Guitarist Sarah Michelle Demos Seymour Duncan Yngwie Malmsteen YJM Fury Pickups (12/11/2013)
Earlier this week, the gang at Seymour Duncan tweeted this posted-in-2012 video. In the clip, a guitarist named Sarah Michelle tries out Seymour Duncan's Yngwie Malmsteen YJM Fury STK-S10 pickups, which live in her Fender Stevie Ray Vaughan Sig...
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Aug 29 2013

Dear Guitar Hero: Yngwie Malmsteen Answers Readers' Questions on Sweep Picking, Amps and Arrogance (8/29/2013)
FROM THE ARCHIVE: He’s the premier neoclassical shredder, known for his love of scalloped-fretboard Strats and walls of Marshall stacks. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is… What made you want to cover Michael Jackson’s “Beat It...
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Aug 29 2013

Listen: Yngwie Malmsteen Covers Michael Jackson's "Beat It" (8/29/2013)
Check out Yngwie Malmsteen's cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" below. The track is from Malmsteen's late-2009 album, High Impact. "It was a tribute to [Jackson], but I’ve always liked the song," Malmsteen said in a "Dear Guitar Hero" feature ...
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Aug 28 2013

Relentless: Yngwie Malmsteen Recounts His Rebellious Teen Years and How He Found Insiration Through Niccolo Paganini (8/28/2013)
This is an excerpt from the October 2013 issue of Guitar World magazine. For the rest of this story, plus a Dimebag Darrell poster and features on Mick Mars, Buddy Guy, the Mayhem Festival, Avenged Sevenfold, a guide to 15 fantastic electric gui...
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Aug 26 2013

The Record that Changed My Life: Yngwie Malmsteen Discusses Deep Purple's 'Fireball' (8/26/2013)
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Yngwie Malmsteen chooses (and discusses) the record that changed his life. Deep PurpleFireball (1971) My sister gave me Fireball for my eighth birthday, June 30, 1971, and that day my life forever change. I knew immediately th...
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Jun 11 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 1 — "For the Love of God" (Steve Vai) Vs. "Dark Star" (Yngwie Malmsteen) (6/11/2013)
A few years back, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, st...
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May 31 2013

Video: Yngwie Malmsteen Performs National Anthem at Miami Marlins Game (5/31/2013)
Guitar legend Yngwie Malmsteen performed the National Anthem before last night's Miami Marlins game at Marlins Park. You can check out the video, which was posted on Malmsteen's official YouTube page, below. This was the second time Malmsteen p...
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Apr 26 2013

Video: Yngwie Malmsteen Shreds with Alcatrazz in 1984 (4/26/2013)
For today's Flashback Friday video, we're dropping in on a young Yngwie Malmsteen, circa-1984. Fans who got to see the Graham Bonnet-led Alcatrazz perform in the early to mid-'80s were treated to bits and pieces of Malmsteen's mastery in pretty ...
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Apr 17 2013

A Clean Sweep: Mastering Sweep-Picked Arpeggios with Yngwie Malmsteen (4/17/2013)
The following is a classic Guitar World column by Yngwie Malmsteen. When I was first getting into the guitar, I played it incessantly. I lived it, breathed it, ate it and slept it. I was also extremely self-critical, so from early on, I made sur...
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Apr 16 2013

Yngwie Malmsteen Announces Spellbound Tour Dates (4/16/2013)
Yngwie Malmsteen has announced his Spellbound tour, which kicks off April 24 in Cleveland. While most of the tour's 28 dates take place in the US, he also ventures into Canada, Puerto Rico, Dubai and the Czech Republic, where he'll play the Mast...
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Nov 30 2012

Yngwie Malmsteen Posts Trailer for New Album, 'Spellbound' (11/30/2012)
Shred legend Yngwie Malmsteen has posted an official trailer for his upcoming studio album, Spellbound. Check it out below. With vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens hard at work in Dio Disciples, Yngwie himself is handling vocal duties on his latest alb...
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Oct 18 2012

Yngwie Malmsteen Announces December Release for New Album (10/18/2012)
Swedish shredder Yngwie Malmsteen has announced a December 5 release date for his latest album, Spellbound. The follow-up to 2010's Relentless marks just one of many upcoming and ongoing projects for Malmsteen, who recently launched his own gui...
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Sep 28 2012

Yngwie Malmsteen Launches New Guitar Lessons Site, Relentless Shred (9/28/2012)
Shredding icon Yngwie Malmsteen has launched his own instructional website for guitarists, Relentless Shred. All the lessons on the new site, which requires a paid monthly membership, are taught by Malmsteen. Here's more info, direct from the ...