Yngwie Malmsteen Launches New Guitar Lessons Site, Relentless Shred

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sekitogtr

Someone should tell this guy that he's not a fucking mozart. It's obvious that they would get more customers and money if the prices were lower but I guess malmsteen doesn't want to give ''cheap lessons'' like a ''nobody''

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Hendrix1970

he has a huge ego, what do you expect lol.

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KramericaIndustries

While I think it's cool that Yngwie is doing this, it is WAY overpriced!

What is the point of charging so much? This is the internet, there is no limit to how many "students" can sign up. They would probably have more revenue charging a more reasonable $10 to $20 a month. These rates are going to turn a lot of people away.

Most of the "nobodies" on youtube do a good job of explaining the techniques. Yngwie is an awesome player but not the most articulate teacher.

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mezzledan@gmail.com

i paid for the course 3 days ago,and i still can not access the web site.i have sent countless emails to relentlessshred about this matter and i get no answer from them. what a fucking rip off!!! that's right they take your money and give you nothing in return

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HuntJason

At the lowest subscription rate that's $420/year.

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Wood and Metal

Even if I were prepared to pay $100 those four words: scales, modes, keys and arpeggios are the only indication of what the course contains and I know enough about those already.

There's also a mention of "virtuoso performaces" which are probably him playing instrumentals over a backing track.

Kevin Williams

100 bucks a month? I love ya Yngwie, but not that much.

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djkuula

I might consider paying $100/ month for Yngwie himself to come to my house and give me lessons, but for access to a website? Nonsense.

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6bpanorama

Way to expensive just go check out theodore ziras he has lessons on how to play like yngwie and their FREE!

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Krowley15

He's one of the best players ever, and and I even like quite a few of his albums, but that is just too expensive. Especially considering what I've seen of his teaching from old instructional videos. Like most great guitarists, he doesn't know how to show people what he can do because he doesn't even know exactly how he does it. That may have changed, but I will be surprised.

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zappa73

I agree completely.

Teaching is an art form itself, and often someone as talented as Yngvie or Eddie can't come down to the level of a novice/intermediate player, and break things down step by step.

Gotta say that the GW staff - most anyway, and Marty Songz on youtube really can break things down to the majority of players. It's much appreciated.

But maybe Yngvie and people like him aren't looking for huge audiences but rather a select few very intense fanatics, in which case it would be a win-win on both sides. I can see that happening.

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AX

I don't know. Malmsteen is arguably the greatest "shredder" ever. But that's about it. The best CD he ever put out was the very first one, " Rising Force. " And that was almost 30 years ago. It's got some killer tracks on there like "Black Star" "Little Savage" "Far Beyond The Sun" and "Icarus Dream Suite." To this day, really stunning guitar work. But it seems all his successive records are poor imitations. None of them come close to the compositions on RISING FORCE. He can't write "songs."

Saw him a couple of times but he sacrifices his impeccable picking techniques to grandiose ( and silly ) stage moves.

Maybe he SHOULD just stick to teaching.

I'll just stick to that one sole, 1984 CD Rising Force.

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RattandRoll

I really really dont agree with the assessment of Malmsteen not being able to write songs. I have purchased every album he put out and yes Rising Force is an amazing, amazing album, but the writing on albums like The Seventh Sign, Facing the Animal, Perpetual Flame, Odyssey are better.

I would not have stayed a Malmsteen fan for 25 years if he couldn't write songs.

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RattandRoll

I really really dont agree with the assessment of Malmsteen not being able to write songs. I have purchased every album he put out and yes Rising Force is an amazing, amazing album, but the writing on albums like The Seventh Sign, Facing the Animal, Perpetual Flame, Odyssey are better.

I would not have stayed a Malmsteen fan for 25 years if he couldn't write songs.

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KramericaIndustries

I agree with RattandRoll. "Making Love" on Eclipse was probably the single greatest song he wrote. There were many others as well. The guy most certainly CAN write good songs.

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