EPIC, the new band featuring former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G, shot a video for the song "Strange Blessings" on July 29 in Burbank, California at Center Stage. The track comes off the band's recently completed 13-song CD, "Metaphor", the musical direction on which has been described by Tracy as "hard rock with a heavy blues edge."EPIC lineup: Brad Alden - Vocals
Tracy G - Guitar
Larry Bones Dennison - Bass
Forrest Robinson - Drums For audio samples, visit www.myspace.com/epicthegroup. More information is available at Epic-Rock.com. In other news, THE TRACY G GROUP will be playing a free show at the House of Blues in West Hollywood up in the Foundations Room on August 25 at 10 p.m. As previously reported,, Tracy has recorded several solos for the Chris Heaven project in Italy called EDGE OF TIME. Tracy also played on four songs that will be included on various tribute albums and compilation releases from Versailles Records: SAMMY HAGAR – "Bad Motor Scooter"
MÖTLEY CRÜE – "Hooligan's Holiday"
GUNS N' ROSES - "Move to the City"
CHRIS HEAVEN - "Slave Me" Tracy G last year issued an instrumental album, entitled "Erector Pili". The CD was mastered at SMC Productions and features Ray Luzier (DAVID LEE ROTH, BILLY SHEEHAN, ARMY OF ANYONE) on drums.