Top Ten Music Artists that Have Both Power Metal & Hard Rock Songs
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Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force is a band, but its more likely an arrangement under his name. Like Ozzy Osbourne's first lineup (Blizzard of Ozz) or Secondhand Serenade (John Vesely). Though it doesn't matter of me anyway. Because every album is recorded by a team. - zxm
He's not a band though.
But he's mostly a neoclassical metal artists. But some of his songs sound a lot like power metal. Its because power metal and neoclassical metal have similarities. Especially in the solos. Neoclassical metal solos are mostly shredding, a lot of notes picked,fast. Where power metal is also same. The difference is that power metal more or less stays in a range. Its fast. Where neoclassical metal could be both fast and slow (average) sometimes. Power metal follows the speed metal picking technique, but neoclassical metal chord progression techniques. - zxm
@zxm originally the list was titled as "Top Ten Music Artists Who Have Both Power Metal & Hard Rock Songs" this is why he's on the list.
The name of the band is Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force but it goes by Yngwie Malmsteen for short, or even just Yngwie.
It also means the musician Yngwie Malmsteen.
He has released albums alternately as Yngwie Malmsteen, Yngwie J. Malmsteen and Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force. - Metal_Treasure
Manowar's music is so special it is not really classifiable into any music genre. Most of their songs sounds like a mix of hard rock and power metal though.
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