One of the many glories of our Internet age is that the petty humiliations and absurdities of fading guitar shredders can go global at the speed of light. Please -- please! -- check out here to listen to a recording of what is said to be the aftermath of an altercation between the Swedish string-bender and a fellow passenger on a Tokyo flight in which she, offended by comments Malmsteen had made, poured water on his head. This isn't the superspeedy pickers first international incident -- shortly after 9/11, he drove a Brazilian crowd to anger by playing the U.S. national anthem.
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