Yngwie Malmsteen: New CD Art Revealed

Yngwie Malmsteen has released the CD artwork for his forthcoming disc, Perpetual Flame, due out Oct. 14 — and all we can say is, "Holy cow." No doubt the disc will have some mesmerizing guitar work as only Yngwie can deliver...but that cover is something else. Your thoughts?Click the image if you dare see it larger.JK

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As a teenager, Jeff Kitts began his career in the mid ’80s as editor of an underground heavy metal fanzine in the bedroom of his parents’ house. From there he went on to write for countless rock and metal magazines around the world – including Circus, Hit Parader, Metal Maniacs, Rock Power and others – and in 1992 began working as an assistant editor at Guitar World. During his 27 years at Guitar World, Jeff served in multiple editorial capacities, including managing editor and executive editor before finally departing as editorial director in 2018. Jeff has authored several books and continues to write for Guitar World and other publications and teaches English full time in New Jersey. His first (and still favorite) guitar was a black Ibanez RG550.