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Tag Archives: Gus G

Gus G. congratulates Zakk Wylde on rejoining Ozzy

Posted by on April 30, 2017

Playing guitar for Ozzy Osbourne is one of the best gigs a musician can have. Granted, it’s not like there’s a ton of job security, but his touring and album release schedule gives musicians plenty of other time to focus on their other projects. The news Friday that Zakk Wylde is rejoining Ozzy for at […]

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Ozzy names new guitar collaborators, Gus G. not one of them

Posted by on November 4, 2016

  Next Saturday (12),  Black Sabbath will play their last-ever show in America. What’s next for the band? Well, not much for Sabbath proper, but we know that their frontman is working on a solo album, which would be Ozzy Osbourne’s twelfth and the first since 2010’s Scream. Firewind’s Gus G. did a great job on that […]

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Interview: Guitarist Angel Vivaldi talks touring with Gus G., re-recording 2009 album

Posted by on September 7, 2016

He’s been referred to as a “new breed of guitar hero,” which is quite accurate. He’s got the flying fingers and modal tonality of classic shredders like Satriani and Vai, while opening up a sonic scope to the “djent” generation – creating heavy instrumental music where the rhythms play just as important a role as […]

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Gus G. covers the ‘Game of Thrones’ theme

Posted by on May 3, 2016

With season six of Game of Thrones in full swing, it seems like everyone’s getting into the spirit of things. Even people that aren’t familiar with the show. We’re not sure what Grecian rock Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G. was living under, but he was unfamiliar with the HBO drama until minutes before Loudwire […]

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Ozzy Osbourne’s solo albums, ranked

Posted by on December 3, 2015

Today is Ozzy Osbourne’s 66th birthday. 35 years ago, he released his first solo album after being fired by Black Sabbath. And while many wrote off the drug-addled Osbourne, he’s since gone on to one of the most successful solo careers in music. It didn’t hurt that he had a star in guitarist Randy Rhoads for […]

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Gus G. teams up with Amaranthe’s Elize Ryd for video; Firewind names vocalist

Posted by on November 24, 2015

If you’re a fan of Ozzy Osbourne and Firewind’s Gus G., you’ve likely had his sophomore album Brand New Revolution. A highlight of the album is “What Lies Below,” which finds Amaranthe vocalist Elize Ryd on the mic. Now there’s a video out for the song, which features Ryd, because why just look at Gus G.? […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/12: The charts kill some time

Posted by on August 12, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We know you hate Insane Clown Posse, so ignore that fact that we continue to add them to this list anyway by focus on the real debut this week: a supergroup featuring seemingly every […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/4: Lamb of God sturm the charts

Posted by on August 4, 2015

There aren’t too many bonafide metal bands you can depend on to make a bloody splash on the , but for the past decade or so Lamb of God have proven over and over again that they are indeed one of those bands. And it’s only fitting that the highly anticipated album should be accompanied […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 3rd – You Can’t Kill Rock and Roll

Posted by on March 3, 2015

Although this year has started off on a fairly slow note, time and experience have proven that the release calendar is hardly a measure of the spirit of metal fans. 2015 is going to be a big year for heavy music, make no mistake. In the meantime, don’t skip out on what this week has […]

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Randy Rhoads tribute to feature Serj Tankian, Tom Morello, and more

Posted by on January 12, 2015

In just 25 years, on Ozzy Osbourne first two solo albums and a stint in Quiet Riot, Randy Rhoads cemented himself as one of the best and most imitated guitarists in metal. And while the guitarist’s life was tragically cut short in 1982, he’s getting his due via a tribute album (and no, we’re not […]

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