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FIREWIND: Video Recap Of WACKEN OPEN AIR Appearance

Greek melodic power metal masters FIREWIND, the group led by guitar wizard and former OZZY OSBOURNE bandmember Gus G., have uploaded a video recap of their August 3 appearance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. The four-and-a-half-minute clip, which was directed and edited by Panagiotis Kountouras, can be seen below. Gus recently ...

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STRIKER To Release 'Play To Win' Album In October

Champions in blending classic heavy metal, hard rock, and '80s hair metal, Canadian shredders STRIKER will release their sixth studio album, "Play To Win", on October 26 via their independent label Record Breaking Records. The LP features 10 fist-pounding shredtacular anthems produced by the band, with mixing and mastering by Hendrik Udd (FIREWIND, POWERWOLF, HAMMERFALL, ...

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GUS G.: Why FIREWIND Did Not Become Bigger

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, was recently interviewed by "The Classic Metal Show". You can now listen to the chat below. Asked if he thinks his decision to join Ozzy's band in 2009 ...

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GUS G. On Being Replaced By ZAKK WYLDE In OZZY OSBOURNE's Band: 'I Think Some People Were More Upset About It Than I Was'

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G. has reiterated his claim that he was okay with being replaced by the returning Zakk Wylde in Ozzy Osbourne's solo band. It was announced in April 2016 April that Wylde would be rejoining Ozzy's backing group for all his upcoming solo show dates. Osbourne's touring lineup also includes Rob "Blasko" ...

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Video Premiere: GUS G.'s 'Fearless'

The official video for "Fearless", the title track of the new solo album from Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, can be seen below. The disc is being released today (Friday, April 20) via ...

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GUS G.: Lyric Video For New Song 'Mr. Manson'

The official lyric video for "Mr. Manson", a brand new song from Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, can be seen below. The track is taken from Gus's upcoming solo album, "Fearless", which will ...

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Video Premiere: GUS G.'s 'Letting Go'

"Letting Go", the new video from Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, can be seen below. The song is taken from Gus's new solo album, "Fearless", which will be released on April 20 via ...

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GUS G. To Release 'Fearless' Solo Album In April

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, will release his new solo album, "Fearless", on April 20 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Brand New Revolution" marks his first release since exiting Osbourne's band ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: 'I Love Getting On Stage Every Night'

Guitarist Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE, ZAKK SABBATH) was recently interviewed by Mistress Carrie of the Boston radio station WAAF. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the 20th anniversary of forming BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: Zakk: "20-year birthday for BLACK LABEL. We're having a ...

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FIREWIND Keyboardist BOB KATSIONIS Announces 'Prognosis & Synopsis' Album, Introduces New Release Format

Greek multi-instrumentalist, producer, video director and composer Bob Katsionis (FIREWIND) returns with his fifth solo album called "Prognosis & Synopsis". Both a "synopsis" (summary) of his solo career so far and a "prognosis" (prediction) of where he is going to move musically in the future, the new album consists of 10 songs that were composed/recorded ...

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DORO Sets Release Date For New Studio Album

German metal queen Doro Pesch will release her long-awaited new studio album on August 3. Pesch says: "The writing proccess of the album is done and we're currently finalizing the mixing. This new record is going to be a diverse album with many fast songs and countless metal anthems. To be honest, one of these ...

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Video Premiere: FIREWIND's 'We Defy'

"We Defy", the new video from FIREWIND, can be seen below. The clip was filmed, directed and edited by Panagiotis Kountouras. "We Defy" is taken from FIREWIND's eighth studio album, "Immortals", which was released on January 20, 2017 via the band's longtime label partner Century Media Records in Europe. The disc marks the first time ...

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