Gus G: I Am The Fire
GUS G. EPK for ‘I Am The Fire’ album launched +European tourdates!
Guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in the Metal and Rock universe for his work as leader of his own group Firewind and also as member of Ozzy Osbourne’s band, has now launched an EPK online for his first, long overdue solo album solo album ‘I Am The Fire’. The album is set to be released on March 17th, 2014 in Europe and March 18th, 2014 in North America via longtime international partners Century Media Records. The album’s first commercial single, for the title-track ‘I Am The Fire (Feat. Devour The Day)’, will be released digitally on February 24th, 2014 in Europe and February 25th, 2014 in North America.
Watch the album’s EPK here: http://youtu.be/zJd38EoTLkA
Gus G. + Uli Jon Roth, Jorn Lande & Mats Levén / “Unity 1” Tour:
07.03.2014 Kerkyra (Greece) – Eptatehnon 08.03.2014 Thessaloniki (Greece) – Block 33 / www.ticketarena.gr 09.03.2014 Edessa (Greece) – Kanavourgeio 10.03.2014 Larnaca (Cyprus) – Savino Rock Bar 11.03.2014 Athens (Greece) – Kyttaro Live / www.ticketarena.gr 12.03.2014 Athens (Greece) – Kyttaro Live / www.ticketarena.gr
Gus G. + Marty Friedman / “Guitar Universe 2” Co-Headline Tour:
01.05.2014 Tampere (Finland) – Klubi 02.05.2014 Helsinki (Finland) – Nosturi 03.05.2014 Stockholm (Sweden) – Stockholm Rocks Festival 11.05.2014 Colmar (France) – Grillen 12.05.2014 Munich (Germany) – Backstage 15.05.2014 Essen (Germany) – Turock 16.05.2014 Zoetermeer (The Netherlands) – De Boerderij 18.05.2014 Uden (The Netherlands) – De Pul 20.05.2014 Savigny Le Temple (France) – L’ Impreinte 21.05.2014 London (UK) – O2 Islington Academy 22.05.2014 Nuneaton (UK) – Queens Hall
Gus G. – “I Am The Fire”: 1. My Will Be Done (Feat. Mats Levén) 2. Blame It On Me (Feat. Mats Levén) 3. I Am The Fire (Feat. Devour The Day) 4. Vengeance (Feat. David Ellefson) 5. Long Way Down (Feat. Alexia Rodriguez) 6. Just Can’t Let Go (Feat. Jacob Bunton) 7. Terrified (Feat. Billy Sheehan) 8. Eyes Wide Open (Feat. Mats Levén) 9. Redemption (Feat. Michael Starr) 10. Summer Days (Feat. Jeff Scott Soto) 11. Dreamkeeper (Feat. Tom S. Englund) 12. End Of The Line (Feat. Mats Levén)
A first taste of the album has been made available with the launch of the opening track, ‘My Will Be Done (Feat. Mats Levén)’, via a video produced by Patric Ullaeus / revolver.se (Within Temptation, In Flames, Lacuna Coil, Europe, etc.), to be seen here: http://youtu.be/rPqtMMGJAO4
The ‘I Am The Fire’ album sees Gus G. handling guitar, bass and keyboard duties and showcases a long list of highly skilled instrumentalist peers as well as several remarkable vocalists joining Gus to stress the versatile stylistic approach of the 12 featured songs. The roster of friends and guests that help bring Gus G.’s vision to fruition include 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) as well as Mats Levén (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 (TSO, ex Journey) as guest vocalists. ‘I Am The Fire’ was mixed by Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Stone Sour, Steel Panther, etc.) and was partly recorded in Los Angeles and partly in Gus’ home country of Greece during the past months. The album showcases a well-balanced and inspiring mixture of precise song writing, driven contemporary active rock songs, a classic Hard Rock vibe, pounding Metal cuts as well as breathtaking instrumentals. The album takes you on a diverse journey and opens the door to Gus G.’s soulful guitar playing.
Century Media Records online: http://www.centurymedia.com