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GUS G. kicks off worldwide touring


In support of his recently released solo debut I Am The Fire, OZZY OSBOURNE / FIREWIND guitarist GUS G. has now embarked on a run of acoustic shows together with Mats Levén, the main vocalist on the album. In mid-October, GUS G. will then head to North America for a string of dates with LYNAM before joining up with the Metal All Stars tour (http://www.metalallstars.com) in South America and Europe for touring throughout the end of the year. See below for all upcoming dates.

An Acoustic Evening with GUS G. feat. Mats Levén – Greece & Bulgaria Tour:

Sept. 26 – Alexandroupoli, Greece – Notos Stage

Sept. 27 – Kavala, Greece – Mirovolos

Sept. 28 – Lamia, Greece – Bodrum

Oct. 1 – Trikala, Greece – Kentriki Plateia Live Stage

Oct. 2 – Kozani, Greece – Old School Bar

Oct. 3 – Ioannina, Greece – Irida

Oct. 4 – Arta, Greece – Old Post

Oct. 5 – Kastoria, Greece – Blue Note

“I Am The Fire” North America Tour with special guests LYNAM:

Oct. 15 – Hollywood, CA – The Whisky A Go Go

Oct. 17 – Las Vegas, NV – Vamped

Oct. 18 – Ramona, CA – Ramona Mainstage

Oct. 19 – Tempe, AZ – Club Red

GUS G. w/ Metal All Stars, featuring members of MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, DREAM THEATER and more:

Nov. 22 – São Paulo, Brazil – Espaco Das Americas

Nov. 23 – Santiago, Chile – Movistar Arena

Nov. 28 – Bochum, Germany – RuhrCongress

Nov. 29 – Leipzig, Germany – Haus Auensee

Nov. 30 – Berlin, Germany – Huxleys

Dec. 1 – Zurich, Switzerland – X-Tra

Dec. 3 – Vienna, Austria – Arena Wien

Dec. 4 – Ljubljana, Slovenia – Hala Tivoli

Dec. 5 – Belgrade, Serbia – Hala Sportova

Dec. 6 – Prague, Czech Republic – Forum Karlin

Dec. 7 – Warsaw, Poland – Progresja

Dec. 9 – Nuremberg, Germany – Rockfabrik

Dec. 10 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega

Dec. 11 – Kiel, Germany – MAX

Dec. 12 – Tilburg, Netherlands – 013

Dec. 14 – Paris, France – Bataclan

Dec. 16 – London, UK – O2 Brixton Academy

To coincide with this worldwide tour, a special expanded edition of I Am The Fire will be released in Europe on November 3rd (digitally on November 4th in North America). This limited CD + DVD digipak will feature 4 bonus tracks and a 62-minute bonus DVD (including the album’s 4 official video clips so far, plus 3 live tracks, 6 guitar tutorials, as well as an EPK and track-by-track commentary). See below for the complete track-listing.

I Am The Fire (Expanded Edition) track-listing:

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)

Bonus tracks:

13. Hesitate (feat. Tara Teresa)

14. Without You

15. Last Embrace

16. Redemption (Feat. Mats Levén)

A video trailer for the release can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/vIr_VedTrfw

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.

See below for a few recently posted Musician’s Friend interviews with GUS G.:

BlackStar AMPs: http://youtu.be/UQfA9va0c1g

Solo Album & Tour: http://youtu.be/LkVTWUnfSsE

Signature AMP BlackFire: http://youtu.be/loDkmMbxyH8

GUS G. online:







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