Ring of Fire (band)

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,[1] the band also included guitarist Tony MacAlpine, Planet 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, as well as a live album, Burning Live In Tokyo 2002. After disbanding, Boals, MacAlpine, and Donati later formed Seven the Hardway.[2] Boals, MacAlpine, and keyboardist Vitalij Kuprij returned in 2014 with their fourth studio album Battle of Leningrad.


Current line-upEdit

Former membersEdit


Studio albumsEdit

Live albumsEdit

  • Burning Live in Tokyo 2002 (Frontiers/Marquee, 2002)


  • Burning Live in Tokyo 2002 (Frontiers/Marquee, 2003)


  1. ^ "Mark Boals Interview". Melodicrock.com. Retrieved May 5, 2011.
  2. ^ "TONY MACALPINE, VIRGIL DONATI, MARK BOALS Join Forces In SEVEN THE HARDWAY". Blabbermouth.net. Archived from the original on September 7, 2012. Retrieved May 5, 2011.

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