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Album Review: "Marching Out" Yngwie J. Malmsteen

Released in 1985, this years marks the 30th anniversary of Yngwie Malmsteen’s second studio album.  Again, an excellent album that makes Malmsteen drill a baseball all the way out of the ballpark with his unbelievable speed.   131 more words

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Album Review: "Rising Force" Yngwie J. Malmsteen

Big guitar names like Eddie Van Halen and Randy Rhoads were heard before the time Yngwie J Malmsteen spotlighted the music scene.  Probably one of the most respected technically innovative guitarists of the 1980’s, Malmsteen shreds like wildfire.   103 more words

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Album Review: "Trilogy" Yngwie J. Malmsteen

“Trilogy” is one of the prime album works that populated the second wave of neoclassical metal.  The first faces of that genre goes back to guys like Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) and Randy Rhoads of Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne.   111 more words

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AD: Jason Becker for SIT Strings

Here’s the incredible Jason Becker during the days of David Lee Roth’s A Little Ain’t Enough. It was during the recording of that album, of course, that Jason noticed the onset of ALS. 9 more words

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Why I Like Shred Guitarists

There comes a point that music goes all different avenues.  The poppy repetitive beats and lyrics that you her from Taylor Swift to going as far back as the Beatles.   1,024 more words

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Newly Discovered Guitarist of the Month

Wow what an amazing guitarist.  It started by looking up on Wikipedia a whole list of progressive metal bands.  I came across the name of a group by the name of Biomechanical, an English groove/progressive metal band.   139 more words

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Album Review: "Perpetual Burn" Jason Becker

Jason Becker had happiness for his first studio album released under Shrapnel Records.  Longtime friend Marty Friedman and Becker collided to create Cacophony, a neoclassical group with both offering dual guitar solos.   213 more words

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