Yngwie Malmsteen is one of rock's premiere virtuoso guitarists. Along with Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eddie Van Halen, and a handful of others, Yngwie has dominated the world of solo guitar for two decades. When he was barely 20, Yngwie exploded onto the music scene with his jaw-dropping technique of lightning fast harmonic minor scalar riffing. His 1984 album, "Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force," established seemingly overnight the style now referred to a neo-classical melodic rock. A legend in both style and technique, Yngwie's long career reach new heights when his totally classical work for orchestra and solo electric guitar, "Concerto Suite," was released, proving that his classical credentials were genuine. A respected musician among both his peers and his fans, Yngwie continues to play and compose at a level of mastery that many career musician only dream of. About the Official Website and Fan Club Yngwie Malmsteen's Official Fan Club has been in continuous service since 1991, and went online in 1995. The main purpose for Yngwie's Official Fan Club is to create a repository of information for his fans - to get the news about him and his music out to veryone, from the most rabid fans to the merely curious.It is very important to Yngwie and to us that what you find on this site is both timely and accurate. While we strive to upload late-breaking images and news as soon as possible, we will not hastily upload anything without having its accuracy confirmed by Yngwie or his management team. It is more important for us to be accurate than to be first. You can always rely on this site to provide Yngwie's fans with correct, accurate news and updates on his activities and music as soon as it is confirmed by Yngwie and/or his Management. .::taken from : http://www.yngwie.org/About.htm ::.