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The SWeEper

Yngwie Malmsteen

SWeEp ThE StringS, MalmSteEN ..

He was born on June 30, 1963, in Stocholm, Sweden with the birth name Lars Johan Yngve Lannerback, also known as Yngwie Malmsteen.

He is the world hero guitarist, composer, multi-instrumentalist & band leader. Malmsteen became notable in the mid 1980's for his technical fluency & neo-classical metal compositions.

Yngwie also created his first band "track on earth" at the age of 10, and he was a teenager when he first encountered the music of the Niccolo Paganini, whom he cites as his biggest classical music influence.
Malmsteen is best known for the extremely fast method of playing the guitar known as shredding. He favors minor scales, particularly harmonic minor, and draws an influence from Bach.

Yngwie malmsteen!!! One of the best and fastest picking guitarist in the world...

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