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Watch Yngwie Malmsteen Play "Eruption" with His Teeth—Plus Bach, Blackmore, Hendrix and More

You never know what kind of wonderful (and/or completely horrible) stuff will turn up on YouTube at any given moment. For instance, check out this interesting series of three brief videos starring none other than Yngwie Malmsteen, who is shown:

1. Playing a bit of Eddie Van Halen's "Eruption" with his teeth (above)

2. Playing his favorite Jimi Hendrix riffs (above)

3. Playing his favorite Ritchie Blackmore guitar solos (below, top video)

4. Playing Bach—and admitting to playing it sloppily, not that there's anything wrong with that (below, bottom video)...

...and more. We also found some awesome cat videos and something about changing the spark plugs on a Ford F150, which we'll save for some other time.

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Damian Fanelli
Damian Fanelli

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.