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Jeff Scott Soto Joins GUS G Tour


In support of his recently released solo debut I Am The Fire, OZZY OSBOURNE / FIREWIND guitarist GUS G. will tour the North American west coast this week with LYNAM as support. Jeff Scott Soto (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, ex-JOURNEY) will also join GUS G. for these dates, lending his vocals for the set; Marty O’Brien (LITA FORD; bass) and Jo Nunez (FIREWIND; drums) will be the backing band on the run. See below for all upcoming shows.

“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.

For a preview of I Am The Fire, be sure to check out the official video for “My Will Be Done (feat. Mats Leven)“. To purchase I Am The Fire, head over to iTunes for a digital copy or CM Distro for a variety of physical formats.

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