05 August 2014
Gus G.: launches new video for "Blame It On Me", announces US dates!
OZZY OSBOURNE / FIREWIND guitarist GUS G. continues to promote his solo debut "I Am The Fire", which was released in March via Century Media Records, and has therefore released a new video for the album track "Blame It On Me", which can be viewed here: smarturl.it
GUS G. also just announced a string of US dates with support by Lynam, kicking off on October 15th in Los Angeles, CA at the world famous Whisky a Go Go and marking his first solo band appearances in North America.
GUS G. comments: "I'm very excited to play my first solo shows in North America! Expect a killer set-list with songs from my debut solo album 'I Am The Fire', as well as material from FIREWIND, OZZY and some surprises! I'm putting a killer band together for this short run and Mats Leven will be handling vocal duties! Also, I'm very happy to team up with LYNAM-- they're a killer hard rock band, and their singer Jacob Bunton co-wrote with me and sang a song on 'I Am The Fire'. See you all out there!"
See below for upcoming dates:
GUS G. and LYNAM US tour dates 2014:
Oct. 15 - The Whisky a Go Go - Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 17 - Count's Vamped - Las Vegas, NV
Oct. 18 - Ramona Mainstage - Ramona, CA
Oct. 19 - Club Red - Tempe, AZ
Most recently, GUS G. has also launched high-quality guitar tutorial videos as follows:
"Long Way Down": youtu.be
"I Am The Fire": www.youtube.com
A short video re-cap (courtesy of Blackstar) of the recently finished European tour together with Marty Friedman can be seen here: www.youtube.com
GUS G. handles all guitar, bass and keyboards on "I Am The Fire" and is joined by a roster of friends and guests that helped bring his vision to fruition: drummers Jeff Friedl (A PERFECT CIRCLE, PUSCIFER, DEVO) and Daniel Erlandsson (ARCH ENEMY), bassists David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Marty O'Brien (TOMMY LEE, WE ARE THE FALLEN), and vocalists Mats Leven (CANDLEMASS, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/THERION), Blake Allison (DEVOUR THE DAY), Michael Starr (STEEL PANTHER), Alexia Rodriguez (EYES SET TO KILL), Tom S. Englund (EVERGREY), Jacob Bunton (ADLER) and Jeff Scott Soto (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, ex-JOURNEY). The album showcases a well-balanced mix of active rock, classic hard rock, traditional metal and guitar-driven instrumentals, taking listeners on a diverse journey through GUS G.'s soulful playing.
For another preview of I Am The Fire, be sure to check out the following videos:
"I Am The Fire (Feat. Devour The Day)" video clip: www.youtube.com
"My Will Be Done (Feat. Mats Levén)" video clip: youtu.be
"I Am The Fire" album EPK: youtu.be
"I Am The Fire" album track-by-track: youtu.be
GUS G.'s "I Am The Fire" album can purchased as from CM Distro here: smarturl.it
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