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Mark Boals of Ring of Fire, Shining Black & formerly Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force!

The Jersey Guys Podcast is back with its latest episode and this time we talk with vocalist extraordinaire Mark Boals!

Mark Boals has performed on more than 40 albums during his career as a lead vocalist, along with doing various tours worldwide with such notable acts as Dokken, Ted Nugent, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Royal Hunt and many more. He joined Savoy Brown in 1982-83, then in 1984 joined Ted Nugent's band and toured with Nuge throughout the U.S. and Europe. In 1985 he joined Yngwie Malmsteen's 'Rising Force' as lead singer and in early 1986 recorded his first album with Malmsteen entitled “Trilogy”. To date Mark Boals has recorded 3 solo albums, 4 studio albums and a live DVD with his own band, "Ring Of Fire", with other members Tony Macalpine, Virgil Donati, and Vitalij Kuprij. He has toured with the band “Dio Disciples” with former members of Ronnie James Dio’s band and also participated in the Dokken album, ‘Broken Bones’ performing background vocals with Don Dokken and he joined the band playing bass guitar and vocals for the tour.

Mark was also a cast member of the Las Vegas show “Raiding The Rock Vault” which includes many rock stars performing a history of rock music from the 60’s through the 80’s and also has been part of another Vegas show named “Tenors of Rock”.

Also be sure to check out his latest project named “Shining Black” (Frontiers Records) where he partners with Olaf Thorsen (Labyrinth, Vision Divine).

Keep tabs on all things Mark Boals on his website and we hope you enjoy episode # 30 of The Jersey Guys Podcast with Mark Boals!

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