Born: Lars Johann Yngve Lannerbäck in Sollentuna, Stockholm, Sweden

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Yngwie Johan Malmsteen (/ˈɪŋv ˈmɑːlmstn/ ING-vay MAHLM-steen; born Lars Johan Yngve Lannerbäck on 30 June 1963) is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter and bandleader. Malmsteen first became known in the 1980s for his neoclassical metal playing style in heavy metal.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1984 Rising Force Yngwie J. Malmsteen 3 8
1986 Trilogy Yngwie J. Malmsteen 5
1990 Eclipse Yngwie Malmsteen 5 5
1992 Fire & Ice Yngwie Malmsteen 5
1994 The Seventh Sign Yngwie Malmsteen 6
1995 Magnum Opus Yngwie J. Malmsteen 3 5
1996 Inspiration Yngwie Malmsteen 6
1997 Facing the Animal Yngwie Malmsteen 4 3
1998 Concerto Suite for electric guitar and orchestra in E-flat minor, Op. 1 Yngwie J. Malmsteen 3
2002 The Genesis Yngwie J. Malmsteen 2
2009 Angels of Love Yngwie J. Malmsteen 5 1
2010 Relentless Yngwie J. Malmsteen 1
2016 World on Fire Yngwie Malmsteen 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 The Yngwie Malmsteen Collection Yngwie Malmsteen 4 3
2000 Young Person's Guide to the Classics, Volume 1 Yngwie J. Malmsteen 1
2000 Young Person's Guide to the Classics, Volume 2 Yngwie J. Malmsteen 1
2000 Anthology 1994-1999 Yngwie Malmsteen 2
2000 The Best of 1990–1999 Yngwie Malmsteen 1
2004 Instrumental Best Album Yngwie J. Malmsteen 1
2005 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Yngwie Malmsteen Yngwie J. Malmsteen 2
2008 Far Beyond The Rising Sun Yngwie J. Malmsteen 1
2009 High Impact Yngwie J. Malmsteen 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Trial by Fire: Live in Leningrad Yngwie J. Malmsteen 3
1998 Live!! Yngwie J. Malmsteen 3
1998 Double Live!! Yngwie J. Malmsteen 1
2001 Concerto Suite Live with Japan Philharmonic Yngwie J. Malmsteen 1
2002 Concerto Suite for Electric Guitar and Orchestra in E Flat Minor: Live With the New Japan Philharmonic Yngwie J. Malmsteen 2
2014 Spellbound Live in Tampa Yngwie J. Malmsteen 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Power and Glory Yngwie Malmsteen 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 I Can't Wait Yngwie J. Malmsteen 2

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