Ring of Fire

Ring of Fire is an American Neoclassical Progressive Power metal band from Chula Vista, California formed in 2000. Fronted by former Yngwie J. Malmsteen  collaborator Mark Boals after the release of his solo album Ring of Fire, co-produced with Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony MacAlpine and Virgil Donati.

This supergroup also included guitarist Tony MacAlpinePlanet X drummer Virgil Donati, grammy-award winning bassist Philip Bynoe, and keyboardist Steve Weingart. Ring of Fire released three studio albums between 2001 and 2004, "The Oracle"  (2001) "Dreamtower" (2002) and "Lapse of Reality" (2004) as well as a live album, "Burning Live In Tokyo 2002".

After disbanding, Mark Boals, Tony MacAlpine, and Vitgil Donati later formed Seven the Hardway. Mark Boals, Tony MacAlpine, and keyboardist Vitalij Kuprij returned in 2014 with their fourth studio album "Battle of Leningrad". On november 11, 2022 they released their new album, "Gravity". On February 20, 2024, Vitalij Kuprij died due to a cardiac arrest at 49 years old.


The Oracle (Avalon, 2001)

Dreamtower (2002)

Burning Live in Tokyo 2002 (2002) Live CD

Burning Live in Tokyo 2002 (2003) DVD

Lapse of Reality (2004)

Battle of Leningrad (2014)

Gravity (2022)


Mark Boals - Vocals (Yngwie Malmsteen)

Tony MacAlpine - Guitar

Timo Tolkki - bass (Stratovarius)

Jami Huovinen - drums

Source: Wikipedia

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