Yngwie J. Malmsteen
Born: June 30, 1963
Occupation: Musician, songwriter, producer
Biography: Yngwie Johann Malmsteen is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and bandleader. Malmsteen became known for his neo-classical playing style in heavy metal. Steve Huey of Allmusic stated that, Yngwie Malmsteen is arguably the most technically accomplished hard rock guitarist to emerge during the '80s.