Yngwie J. Malmsteen
"Rising Force" was the neo-classical metal epic from a young Yngwie Malmsteen (sorry, Yngwie J. Malmsteen) that shook the guitar world and raised the standard of technical excellence forever. Almost overnight, guitarists learned it was possible to play a guitar nearly as fast as a classical violinist plays a violin, and players such as Tony MacAlpine, Joey Tafolla, Vinnie Moore and Joe Stump followed in Malmsteen's footsteps to release neo-classical dirges of their own. "Rising Force" is definately worth owning for the six instrumental classics alone--"Black Star", "Far Beyond The Sun" and "Evil Eye", to name but a few.
|Far Beyond The Sun
|Now Your Ships Are Burned
|Icarus Dream Suite
|As Above So Below
|Yngwie J. Malmsteen
|Electric Guitars, Acoustic Guitars, Bass Guitar, Taurus Bass Pedals, Arrangement, Production, Cover Concept
|Electric and Acoustic Keyboards, Arrangement of Harpsichord Segment on "Little Savage"
|Jeff Scott Soto
|Craig C. Jensen
|This album was recorded at the Record Plant, L.A. on 48 tracks and computer mixed with Q-Lock.
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