Born June 30, 1963 in Stockholm, Sweden.This profile is for the Swedish composer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Yngwie Malmsteen, aka Yngve Malmsten, Yngwie J. Malmsteen and Yngwie Johann Malmsteen. This should be used for all his solo artist credits outside of his own band Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force. For the band you should use the Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force profile. For compilations and unofficial live recordings, the artist credits may not always be correct on the release itself. Please do your best to add the correct artist credits, and write in the notes if explanation is needed.