YNGWIE MALMSTEEN To Play National Anthem At Martial Arts Event


LOS ANGELES, California – King of the Cage is proud to announce that guitar god YNGWIE MALMSTEEN will perform at King of the Cage: Revolution on May 17th from the Silver Legacy Resort Casino. The Grammy-nominated artist will be playing the National Anthem as well as some other surprises during the course of the show.

YNGWIE has long been a fan of mixed martial arts, having written the "Power & Glory" theme for Japanese Wrestling Champion Nobuhiko Takada in 1994. MALMSTEEN's latest release in January 2002 entered Japan's International Billboard Charts at # 4 and YNGWIE was voted "Best Guitar Player" in Burrn! magazine's 2001 Readers' poll.

This is your opportunity to see the best in mixed martial arts action and the world's greatest guitar player! YNGWIE MALMSTEEN will also be signing autographs at the conclusion of the event.

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King of the Cage: Revolution will be held on May 17, 2002 from Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada.

In related news, check out this photo of YNGWIE with Al DiMeola and Jimmy Page, taken a couple of weeks back at the second annual Action For Brazil's Children fundraising dinner in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


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