YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Drummer PATRICK JOHANSSON Interviewed

Kol Halev, worldwide Jewish Israeli radio, conducted an interview with Yngwie Malmsteen's drummer Patrick Johansson on May 30, 2010 at the Rock N Roll Ribs, the recently opened barbecue restaurant owned by IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, guitarist Moby" Rick Baum and close friend Mitch Tanne. Watch the chat below.

Born in Sweden in 1976, Patrick started to play drums at the age of 5 after seeing KISS on TV. Since then Patrick has toured and recorded albums all around the world. mostly known for his work with Yngwie Malmsteen as his drummer since 2001 to present. He has also done some touring with W.A.S.P. in 2006 and George Lynch in 2007.

Johansson is currently working on an album with former ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz and has a new CD in the works with his South Florida metal band KINLIN.

Between tours, Patrick gives lessons and does local shows/sessions in Florida.

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