Yngwie Malmsteen: “He [Ronnie James Dio] was the greatest rock singer of all time”
Swedish guitar hero Yngwie Malmsteen has been announced as headliner for Dubai Rock Fest on 7th of June. Metal Shock Finland‘s Chief Editor, Mohsen Fayyazi has recently conducted a short interview with Yngwie for the Middle Eastern Metal webzine, Jorzine.
When asked his thoughts on Ronnie James Dio, Yngwie answered:
“Ronnie was a dear friend for almost thirty years, and I can say without a doubt that he was the greatest rock singer of all time”
Yngwie stated the following when he was asked what skills must a guitarist have to play faster than the speed of light:
“There are many elements to keep in mind, but at the root of all of them is this: you must make every note count, slow or fast.”
You can read the whole of the interview at this location.