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Mats Olausson, Former Yngwie Malmsteen Keyboardist, Found Dead at 54

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Mats Olausson, a former keyboardist for Yngwie Malmsteen, has died at the age of 54. Olausson was found dead in his hotel room in Rayong, Thailand.

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Joe Satriani, Yngwie Malmsteen + More to Appear on ‘That Metal Show’ Season 13 Finale

That Metal Show Season 13 Finale
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The Season 13 finale of 'That Metal Show' is going to be a solid one. Guitar gods Joe Satriani and Yngwie Malmsteen will both grace the show's stage while comedians Artie Lange and Jim Breuer will be featured guests as well.

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11-Year-Old Guitarist Plays Yngwie Malmsteen’s ‘Vengeance’ – Best of YouTube

Kid plays Yngwie Malmsteen
YouTube: John Waldefeldt

Yngwie Malmsteen is renowned for his neoclassical guitar shredding, which is unparalleled in metal. Here we have an 11-year-old kid willing to take on one of the world's best guitarists! The song he decided to cover is 'Vengeance' off Malmsteen's 1995 album, 'Magnum Opus.'

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Kirk Hammett vs. Yngwie Malmsteen – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 2

Kirk Hammett / Yngwie Malmsteen
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Although the two shared the stage in Exodus during the band's formative years, Kirk Hammett and Gary Holt found themselves as competitors during our Round 1 series of voting. While Holt is one of thrash metal's most powerful

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Yngwie Malmsteen vs. Glenn Tipton – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 1

Yngwie Malmsteen vs. Glenn Tipton
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There's only one Yngwie Malmsteen. The Swedish neoclassical master guitarist has inspired an innumerable number of bands and his easily one of the greatest technical shredders in history. Malmsteen's personal style covers a multitude of sub genres such as classical metal, glam, power metal and, of course, heavy metal

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