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Tag Archives: Firewind

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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Metal By Numbers 2/7: Kreator are gods of the charts

Posted by on February 8, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Some bands are long overdue for some recognition, and Kreator are one of them. Certainly they’re the most well known of the Teutonic thrash scene (which includes Sodom, Destruction, and Tankard to name a […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/1: The charts are are star-studded

Posted by on February 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, kind of. There’s certainly a lot of debuts listed here list week, though the most anticipated one for the metal scene is likely Firewind’s latest album. Starset, however, is a focus here, considering […]

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New & Noteworthy: January 20th

Posted by on January 20, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases being released. This week features new music from Firewind, AFI, and Aversions Crown, as well as a bunch of King’s X vinyl re-releases and more. If you want to check out last week’s releases or see […]

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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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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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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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[Updated] Iced Earth, Dragonforce, and more announced for 70,000 Tons of Metal

Posted by on June 25, 2015

Yesterday the heavy metal cruise ship festival 70,000 of Metal has begun announcing their 2016 line-up, starting with a personal favorite of mine, Iced Earth. Each hour since, another band has been announced, with Lacuna Coil and Fleshgod Apocalypse being the next two followed by Dragonforce, Delain, and At the Gates. The most recent (as […]

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Watch Marty Friedman and Gus G cover Black Sabbath’s “Symptom of the Universe”

Posted by on May 9, 2014

What’s better than one expert guitarist covering a Black Sabbath classic? How about two? The Guitar Universe Tour 2014 is currently underway, and during Friedman’s set at a show in Finland on May 1, Gus G of Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne was invited onstage. The two then proceeded to play “Symptom of the Universe” because, […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Other Guitarists Who Played In Randy Rhoads’ Bands

Posted by on March 19, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. 31 years ago today, one of metal’s most gifted and promising guitarists was killed in a plane crash. Randy Rhoads was only 25 years old when he passed, but having played in Ozzy Osbourne’s solo band as well as Quiet […]

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