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NITA STRAUSS Says 'Crossroads' Movie Changed Her Life: 'All I Did From That Moment Forward Was Play The Guitar'

Guitarist Nita Strauss (ALICE COOPER, WE START WARS) was recently interviewed by Sweetwater's Nick Bowcott. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On what motivates her: Nita: "I guess sheer force of will and stubbornness. I've never met a girl in my life that wasn't pretty stubborn ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: 'I Never Rest On My Laurels'

Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen was recently interviewed by Sweetwater's Nick Bowcott (former guitarist of GRIM REAPER). The full chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his musical influences: Yngwie: "I listened to all those blues records. They were great — Clapton, John Mayall. Then eventually I heard GENESIS ...

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Watch YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Perform In Hazard, Kentucky

Fan-filmed video footage of Yngwie Malmsteen's October 22 performance at The Forum in Hazard, Kentucky can be seen below. Malmsteen has just embarked on the second 2017 leg of his "World On Fire" U.S. headlining tour. Yngwie and his ensemble of musicians are performing pieces from the legendary neo-classical stylings of "Rising Force" (1984) as ...

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EXTREME Guitarist Is 'Sad For Younger Bands'

EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt has told Great Music Stories that he and his bandmates are "a little bit disappointed" in themselves that they have yet to release the long-awaited follow-up to 2008's "Saudades De Rock" album. "We've been writing, we've been working, we've got mounds and mounds of songs that we wanna do, and we're ...

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GARY CHERONE Says 'Strangest' Place He Heard EXTREME's 'More Than Words' Was While Getting His Teeth Cleaned

Kylie Olsson of uDiscover Music conducted an interview with EXTREME vocalist Gary Cherone and guitarist Nuno Bettencourt at Ramblin' Man Fair, which was held July 29-30 at Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom. You can watch the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the "funny" places the ...

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Watch YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Perform In London

Fan-filmed video footage of Yngwie Malmsteen's August 2 performance at O2 Forum Kentish Town in London, England can be seen below. Malmsteen will embark on the second 2017 leg of his "World On Fire" U.S. headlining tour in the fall. Yngwie and his ensemble of musicians will perform pieces from the legendary neo-classical stylings of ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour

Legendary Swedish guitar virtuoso Yngwie J. Malmsteen will embark on the second 2017 leg of his "World On Fire" U.S. headlining tour in the fall. Yngwie and his ensemble of top-tier musicians will perform pieces from the legendary neo-classical stylings of "Rising Force" (1984) as well as songs from the fierce "World On Fire", and ...

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