publication date: Sunday, August 9, 2009 (part of Round XL)

category: Music

clue: This artist's career burned hot in the eighties, and waffled between warm and cold in the nineties, before becoming hot for good in this decade.

explanation: Malmsteen was a guitarist whose albums included Trial by Fire in 1989, Fire and Ice in 1992, and Perpetual Flame in 2008. more…

solved by: no one!

trivia: Scott created this goo in 2005, but put off publishing it because he estimated the difficulty to be too high for the game. It belonged in a tournament, not the regular round. Incorrect guesses included Ace Frehley, Ann Wilson, Donna Summers, Jennifer Rush, Katy Perry, Mick Jones, Richard Ashcroft, Susanna Hoffs, and two for Michael Jackson.

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