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Rock Round-up - Yngwie Malmsteen
Possessor of some of the fleetest fingers in guitar history, Yngwie Malmsteen is releasing a new record on October 14. There are two firsts connected with Perpetual Flame, which is first CD in three years. First of all, the record will be released on Rising Force Records (which I believe is his label). The other notable fact is that this will be the debut of Tim “Ripper” Owens who is well known from his stint in Judas Priest as well as Iced Earth.
Malmsteen produced the disc and also threw in some bass, keyboard and vocal parts as well.
COMPLETE TRACKLISTING FOR 'PERPETUAL FLAME':
1. Death Dealer
2. Damnation Game
3. Live to Fight (Another Day)
4. Red Devil
5. Four Horsemen (Of the Apocalypse)
6. Priest of the Unholy
7. Be Careful What You Wish For
8. Caprici Di Diablo
10. Magic City
11. Eleventh Hour
12. Heavy Heart
The guitar master was honored recently when Roadie Crew Magazine did a poll of respected guitarists to name their fav six-string slingers. Malmsteen came in third trailing only Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen. The tributes don’t stop there. On Monday, October 13, Yngwie will be inducted into the Rock Walk in Los Angeles.
Rock Walk official site
Fans will also want to line up at their favourite music stores on November 28 when a new Fender/Malmsteen guitar will be released. However, it is limited to 100 pieces so if you’re interested, get on board early.
YNGWIE MALMSTEEN 2008 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:
SEPTEMBER 28, 2008 SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - CENTRO BELLAS ARTES
OCTOBER 4, 2008 SAN ANTONIO, TX - SCOUTBAR
OCTOBER 5, 2008 DALLAS, TX - GRANADA THEATER
OCTOBER 8, 2008 SAN DIEGO, CA - HOUSE OF BLUES
OCTOBER 9, 2008 ANAHEIM, CA - HOUSE OF BLUES
OCTOBER 10, 2008 LAS VEGAS, NV - HOUSE OF BLUES
OCTOBER 11, 2008 VENTURA, CA - MAJESTIC VENTURA THEATER
OCTOBER 12, 2008 LOS ANGELES, CA - AVALON
OCTOBER 17, 2008 ROYAL OAK, MI - ROYAL OAK THEATER
OCTOBER 19, 2008 CHICAGO, IL - HOUSE OF BLUES
OCTOBER 21, 2008 WILLIAMSVILLE, NY - CLUB INFINITY
OCTOBER 24, 2008 SAYREVILLE, NJ - STARLAND BALLROOM
OCTOBER 26, 2008 NEW YORK, NY - BLENDER THEATER
FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT THE FOLLOWING SITES:
Yngwie Malmsteen official page
Rising Force Records - official record company page - will be launched soon
Information - and video clip - about Yngwie's signature guitar
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