Does YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Belong In ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME?
Two months after it was announced that Randy Rhoads will receive the Musical Excellence Award at this year's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen was asked by Jeff Gaudiosi of MisplacedStraws.com if he has given any thought to where his place is in an institution like that. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "To be honest with you, I have a lot of awards and so on. And they're really nice and I really appreciate them, but it doesn't really validate me for me. It doesn't validate me one way or another.www.blabbermouth.net