Ralf Gyllenhammar

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Ralf Gyllenhammar
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Ralf Gyllenhammar at Myötätuulirock 2011
Background information
Birth name Ralf Gyllenhammar
Also known as Riff-Ralf, Riff-Raffe, Röjar-Ralf
Born 1966
Genres Heavy metal, hard rock, stoner rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, TV host, bartender
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1987–present
Labels Regain Records, EMI
Associated acts Mustasch, B-Thong
Notable instruments
Schecter guitars

Ralf Gyllenhammar, born 1966, is the Grammis award-winning lead guitarist and vocalist of Swedish hard rock band Mustasch as well as the presenter at the Swedish TV channel TV7. He was also the singer of Swedish rock band B-Thong with which he released one album, From Strength to Strength in 1997, shortly before the band's breakup. In 2007 his work with Klipptoppen also earned him an award as the best "Alternative presenter of the year". Gyllenhammar was also one of several guest artists on the double disc soundtrack for the Swedish drama series Upp Till Kamp. Currently Gyllenhammar is endorsed by Schecter guitars which he tunes to Drop C tuning and Blackstar Amplification.[1]

Melodifestivalen

Gyllenhammar took part in Melodifestivalen 2013 with the song "Bed on Fire", in a bid to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. He sang in the semi-final 4 held on 23 February 2013 and came 1st/2nd, thus qualifying directly to the final on 9 March 2013. The song is co-written by him and David Wilhelmsson.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
Year Album Peak positions Certification
SWE
[2]
2013 Bed on Fire 19
Solo singles
Title Year Peak positions Certification Album
SWE
[3]
"Bed on Fire" 2013 10
  • GLF: Platinum
Bed on Fire
As part of band Mustasch

(Selective albums and EPs)

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