YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's 'Rising Force' Named 'Top Shred Album Of All Time'

Guitar One magazine has published a list of the "Top 10 Shred Albums of All Time" in its February 2005 issue. According to the magazine's editors, "arpeggio for arpeggio, these 10 albums strike the finest balance between tasteful melody (ahem) and 'no way did he just play that!'"

Guitar One's "Top 10 Shred Albums of All Time":

01. YNGWIE MALMSTEEN – "Rising Force" (Polydor, 1985)
02. RACER X – "Live: Extreme Volume" (Shrapnel, 1988)
03. VINNIE MOORE – "Mind's Eye" (Shrapnel, 1986)
04. TONY MACALPINE – "Edge of Insanity" (Shrapnel, 1986)
05. STEVE VAI – "Passion and Warfare" (Relativity, 1990)
06. JOE SATRIANI – "Surfing With the Alien" (Relativity, 1987)
07. SHAWN LANE – "Powers of Ten" (Warner Bros., 1992)
08. MICHAEL LEE FIRKINS – "Michael Lee Firkins" (Shrapnel, 1990)
09. CACOPHONY – "Speed Metal Symphony" (Shrapnel, 1987)
10. GREG HOWE – "Greg Howe" (Shrapnel, 1988)

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