YNGWIE MALMSTEEN “Trial By Fire – Live In Leningrad” – Album Is Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!


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Yngwie Malmsteen – Trial By Fire / Live In Leningrad Is Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

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YNGWIE MALMSTEENTrial By Fire / Live In Leningrad was the first live album released by this iconic Neoclassical Metal guitarist, back in 1989, via Polydor. The legendary Joe Lynn Turner is the lead vocalist, with Barry Dunaway (bass & vocals), Jens Johansson (keyboards) and Anders Johansson (drums) rounding out this magnificent group. This live album was produced by Yngwie Malmsteen.

I once owned this album on vinyl and didn’t upgrade this release to CD until today. Unreal, I know. I found this Yngwie Malmsteen gem at my favorite indie Pop Culture store in Dayton, Ohio: Disc Exchange. I am thrilled to have this Yngwie Malmsteen release back in my ears and collection, once again! Ignore any lame reviews for this album that you may run into on the internet; such reviews are written by dorks that are easy listening aficionados. This is as splendid a live album as you’ll hear; Yngwie Malmsteen, Joe Lynn Turner and band put on a fabulous live show!

Yngwie Malmsteen is at his finest, shredding about with his signature jaw-dropping guitar magic. Don’t expect these songs to be carbon copies from their respective studio albums either; songs such as You Don’t Remember, I’ll Never Forget and Deja Vu are smokin’ with some whiz-bang improv, while Yngwie Malmsteen’s solo’s are supernatural. I waited too long to regain this live Yngwie Malmsteen album; I promise to myself, I’ll never let it go again! Metal be thy name. – Stone

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Track Listing: Liar, Queen In Love, Deja Vu, Far Beyond The Sun, Heaven Tonight, Dreaming (Tell Me), You Don’t Remember, I’ll Never Forget, Guitar Solo (Trilogy Suite OP/Spasebo Blues), Crystal Ball, Black Star, Spanish Castle Magic (LP Version)

* Trial By Fire / Live In Leningrad was recorded at Leningrad SKK Stadium in Saint Petersburg (Russia), by Tony Platt using the Novosti Press Agency Mobile.

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Above: Yngwie Malmsteen in 2014, with his Fender Stratocaster.

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* For more info on YNGWIE MALMSTEEN:

Facebook: Official Yngwie Malmsteen

Website: http://www.yngwiemalmsteen.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OfficialYJM

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LONG LIVE YNGWIE MALMSTEEN.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

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3 Responses to “YNGWIE MALMSTEEN “Trial By Fire – Live In Leningrad” – Album Is Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!”

  1. I bought this on vinyl in a charity shop a couple of years ago and still haven’t listened to it! I’ll need to look it out now… I love the Odyssey album so I’m expecting to dig this.

    • It’s a must listen! Yngwie just lets it all loose! I am currently upgrading my Yngwie Malmsteen collection to CD’s, one at a time… I still have Yngwie on cassettes! LOL!

      Just like your finding this vinyl at a charity shop, (which is very cool), it’s the “thrill of the hunt” for me to find all the Yngwie CD’s at a good & used price, in indie record shops and/or the charity shops. :)

      “Odyssey” is an excellent album! Joe Lynn Turner is one of the very best, IMO! Keep Rockin’ and Rollin’ \m/\m/

      • Yeah, you can’t beat finding bargains in the used bins! Good luck tracking down those Yngwie CDs. Marching Out and Eclipse are the ones I’d like next. Odyssey is brilliant! I think it might be my favourite Yngwie album so far.

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