Yngwie's biography is too polished. He doesn't talk about former girlfriends, about attitudes he had or things he did. This unauthorized book is a real in-depth view. You will know everything from early days when Yngwie started playing to school, what happened home and about his bands, his rehearsal place, his former band members, the drugs, the chicks, the shocking truth, the 1987 car accident...
Honestly, I thought it would be fun to read it but I couldn't imagine such a work to achieve this book. I always knew Yngwie would not tell all the truth (and his wife April has probably controlled a lot to edit what she thought was not suitable to his legendary husband) and now, we have two versions, the whole meat and potatoes, and it's complete circle. You can read fun stuff, sad memories... it would have been perfect if Yngwie would have been involved but he doesn't talk about some things...
Anyway, this unauthorized biography is incredible to read and hard to stop reading! It's worth the money and surely the real Yngwie story.
le 3 juin 2013
Great book, I have loved readin' it from top to botton. I hope he's goin' to give us more on the following years (without the drugs and the booze, nor the fights) because as a well-known genius have said: more is more. Thanks Yngwie for your music, don't forget you have a legion of loyal fans. Play loud.
le 18 juin 2013
very well documented, full of information not available anywhere else (there is even a selection of rare pictures at the end of the book).
Some parts are actually pretty sad, I didn't expected that.
Anyway, definitely a must for any serious Yngwie fan !