Tag Archives: Yngwie Malmsteen

Rudy Sarzo: “In Order To Keep Ozzy Alive We Kept Him Occupied”

Posted by on July 19, 2012

Until this week, the only record that Ozzy Osbourne fans had of the vulnerable time in between the death of guitarist Randy Rhoads and Jake E. Lee’s time in the band that started with 1983’s Bark at the Moon was the now-out-of-print Speak of the Devil. The 1982 double-live album, which featured Night Ranger guitarist Brad Gillis, […]

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More Bands Slated To Perform Revolver Golden Gods, Rush To Receive “Lifetime Achievement Award,” And Pantera To Premiere New Video

Posted by on March 13, 2012

Last month, the nominees and initial performers for the 4th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced. And now more performances, honorees and special additions have been confirmed for this year’s award show. First up, it’s been revealed that Rush will receive the “Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award.” Jack Black and Kyle Gass of […]

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Dave Grohl Clarifies His Grammy Acceptance Speech

Posted by on February 17, 2012

One of the best moments during this past Sunday’s Grammys came from the Foo Fighters. Not only was it awesome seeing Grohl wearing a Slayer t-shirt, but his acceptance speech for the Best Rock Performance award was well-said and honest. However, there are a few who were up in arms about his “human element” comment, […]

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Yngwie Malmsteen Gets His Own Personalized Sharpie

Posted by on December 14, 2011

Yngwie Malmsteen is a well known virtuoso shredder. And while most guitarists of his caliber would have their own signature line of guitars, Malmsteen is getting a personalized instrument of another kind: a Sharpie marker. In what might be the oddest star endorsement we’ve seen in a while, the writing instrument manufacturer presented Malmsteen with […]

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Have Opeth Found Their New Keyboardist?

Posted by on June 3, 2011

Opeth have been in the news a lot this week. They premiered the cover artwork for their new album Heritage, and some of the tour dates for Opeth’s Fall tour with Katatonia were leaked yesterday. Well now it looks like the Fall tour isn’t the only juicy Opeth news to have gotten leaked. According to […]

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Dave Mustaine Officially Joins Ex-Anthrax Guitarist’s New Project

Posted by on May 9, 2011

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine revealed back in December of 2010 that he was helping ex-Anthrax guitarist Dan Spitz’s new project Deuxmonkey with some “fine tuning.” However, when original singer Wade Black (Crimson Glory, Seven Witches, Leatherwolf) departed from the group, he also gave a “verbal cease-and-desist” on all of his contributions to the group (including lyrics and vocals). […]

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Tim “Ripper” Owens To Tour With Former Dio Members

Posted by on March 21, 2011

It was announced this past weekend that singers Tim “Ripper” Owens and Toby Jepson will be touring with former members of Dio under the moniker Dio’s Disciples. Owens and Jepson will join Rudy Sarzo (bass), Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) on the road to pay tribute the late great Ronnie James Dio. Wendy Dio, Ronnie James Dio’s […]

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Video: Yngwie Shreds Up Fallon

Posted by on February 4, 2011

It didn’t take long at all to hear Yngwie Malmsteen’s influence on last night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. From the very intro, you could hear the fretboard shredding. Laying back in the pocket with the legendary Roots crew? Not Yngwie! Go about 5 minutes in to hear Yngwie unleash the fucking fury for the […]

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Yngwie Malmsteen To Unleash The Fury On Jimmy Fallon

Posted by on January 18, 2011

One is a Swedish neo-classical guitar virtuoso most famous for his band Rising Force. The other, Philly’s premier R&B/hip hop collective, and arguably the best house band around. What will happen when the two collide? We’ll find out on Thursday, February 3 when Yngwie Malmsteen sits in with the Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. It’s […]

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Rock Band Announces “Metal” Track Pack

Posted by on August 13, 2009

The Rock Band and Guitar Hero franchises have arguably done more to expose people to new music than radio has in the past few years. So it’s pretty cool to see that Rock Band has announced a $29.99 “Rock Band Metal Track Pack” featuring 20 songs, some exclusive to the game. I’m not sure that […]

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