With ‘Blue Lightning’, Yngwie Malmsteen highlights not only his enduring dexterity and diversity, but also pays homage to those from the blues world who have fuelled his artistic spirit for so long.
The overall vibe in the music is the diversity. We all fit into a particular genre, but within that genre, we are pretty diverse.
STEVE VAI, ZAKK WYLDE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, NUNO BETTENCOURT & TOSIN ABASI TO STAGE SECOND NORTH AMERICAN GENERATION AXE TOUR 32-Date Run Begins November 7 At The Fox Theater in Oakland, CA and Wraps December 18 At The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA – General On-Sale Begins July 13 Los Angeles, CA — The term “supergroup” […]
Richie was standing by my side and he wanted to finish the second album that we had started. We already had some great tracks of which they used three of them on “The Battle Rages On”They are great tracks but I think that the messages were not so good in my opinion. That’s just my opinion but what really happened was very aware to me. I got frustrated with the whole thing and I quit before I was fired so to speak. I wasn’t really fired I was “let go “because Richie wanted to still hang onto me but the rest was a business deal
Obsession has always been such a big part of my life. I always missed it and thought that I would someday resurrect it. While touring with Yngiwe/Loudness, I would get asked about Obsession and if we would do a re-union record or tour. Bruce and I got back together for the re-issues of “Scarred” and “Methods”. At that point (I think around 2001) we stared discussing recording a new Obsession CD
If you like things that are awesome then I’ve got just the thing for you. There was this band in the 80’s called Obsession that featured a singer who would later go on to front the legendary Japanese metal band Loudness (who I am crazy fanatical about) named Mike Vescera.