Of course none of his new songs are even close to being as impressive as a song like ‘Black Star’ was in the 80’s, but it’s a comfort to know that after all these years and regardless what you think of him, Yngwie Malmesteen unapologetically still bring the thunder with guitar skills most people could only dream of.
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“I wrote the title track Blue Lightning specifically for this album. The track is very free, everything on it is improvised. I hope you’ll enjoy it.”, comments Malmsteen.
Through the announcement of Candlemass, the festival has now completed their final line-up! The line-up now also features Liv Sin, Kardinal Sin, Frozen Crown, PreHistoric Animals, Rave The Reqviem, Billion Dollar Babies and Gaupa.
Yngwie Malmsteen will release his next album, ‘Blue Lightning’, through Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group on March 29, 2019.
Guitar legend Yngwie Malmsteen is paying tribute to some of his rock and blues heroes on his new album, “Blue Lightning”, due out March 29 via Mascot Label Group. Yngwie has now presented a teaser in the shape of his version of The Beatles’ classic “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”.
Northtale (led by former members of Twilight Force, Dirkschneider and Circle II Circle) are a band that intends to bring back the same feeling they had as young fans of traditional Power Metal from the 80s and 90s. Catchy melodies, fast paced rhythm sections, virtuoso-style lead sections and lyrical themes that deal with self empowerment, self improvement and real world, day to day subjects. Northtale was founded at Sabaton Open Air 2017 when Falun native and vocalist Christian Eriksson met American/Brazilian lead guitarist Bill Hudson.
“I have always played around with old songs, both live and also in the studio. I did a similar album called ‘Inspiration’ a while ago (1996), and it was Mascot who came to me and suggested I do a blues record.” Watch the lyrics video for “Sun’s Up Top’s Down” off ‘Blue Lightning’ here.