Fire & Ice [Expanded Edition]

Fire & Ice [Expanded Edition]

by Yngwie MalmsteenYngwie Malmsteen


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The success of Nirvana's Nevermind in late 1991 left many '80s metal guitarists out in the cold, and Malmsteen was no exception. After leaving Polydor, he signed to Elektra and released the one-plus-hour Fire & Ice. The record is most successful when Malmsteen returns to the heavy baroque influence of his early work, and there are some fine longer compositions here that will please hardcore Yngwie fans. "Cry No More," in particular, contains an arrangement of Bach's "Badinerie." The record also contains stabs at radio rock, such as the single "Teaser." But with the winds of alternative rock change blowing, Elektra would not keep Malmsteen on their roster. [An Expanded Edition of Fire & Ice was released in 2017, featuring two bonus tracks: the single version of "Teaser" and the Japan-only "Broken Glass."]

Product Details

Release Date: 08/25/2017
Label: Imports
UPC: 5013929918924
catalogNumber: 2991892
Rank: 8425

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Yngwie Malmsteen   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Sitar,Vocals,bass pedals
Goran Edman   Vocals
Svante Henryson   Electric Bass,Cello,Contrabass (Vocal)
Michael Von Knorring   Drums
Mats Olausson   Keyboards
Bo Werner   Drums,Vocals
Kalle Moraeus   Violin
Lolo Lannerback   Flute
Per Bogberg   Viola
Ulf Foresbery   Violin
Svein-Harand Martinson   Violin

Technical Credits

Yngwie Malmsteen   Producer,String Arrangements
Simon Hanhart   Engineer
Svante Henryson   String Arrangements
Larry Freemantle   Art Direction
Malcolm Dome   Liner Notes
Geoff Horne   Guitar Techician
Gilmour Design   Packaging

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