Continuing the promotion of his Century Media Records solo album debut “I Am The Fire”, for which a special and limited expanded edition CD+DVD Digipak version was released last month, Ozzy Osbourne / Firewind guitarist GUS G. is now announcing a next string of European tourdates. The run of headlining dates in February and March 2015 has now been expanded by 3 shows in Italy as well as a special London show supporting Kamelot.
Here is a complete list of the dates:
GUS G. – “We Are The Fire” European Tour 2015:
19.02.2015 Cambridgeshire (UK) – The Corn Exchange St Ives
20.02.2015 Nottingham (UK) – Rescue rooms
21.02.2015 Manchester (UK) – Academy 3
22.02.2015 Southampton (UK) – The Joiners
24.02.2015 Hamburg (Germany) – Logo
25.02.2015 Flensburg (Germany) – Roxy
26.02.2015 Rotterdam (The Netherlands) – Baroeg
27.02.2015 Mannheim (Germany) – 7er Club *
28.02.2015 Vienna (Austria) – Szene
01.03.2015 Munich (Germany) – Feierwerk
03.03.2015 Düsseldorf (Germany) – Pitcher
04.03.2015 Zwolle (The Netherlands) – Hedon
05.03.2015 Malmö (Sweden) – KB
06.03.2015 Jönkoping (Sweden) – Denim And Leather
07.03.2015 Gothenburg (Sweden) – Sticky Fingers
14.03.2015 London (UK) – O2 Academy Islington + Kamelot *
20.03.2015 Modena (Italy) – Borderline *
21.03.2015 Bosco Marengo (Italy) – Live 23 *
22.03.2015 Muggia (Italy) – Macaki *
* Newly announced dates!
Italian group Arthemis will support the shows from Feb. 19th – March 4th as well as the Italian dates from March 20th – 22nd. For the Swedish dates Jeff Scott Soto and Tara Teresa (who both appear on the “I Am The Fire” album) will join GUS G. and his band, which will feature Henning Basse (ex Brainstorm / Metalium, Sons Of Seasons) on lead vocals for this tour, for a very special set.
In related live-activity news, please take notice that GUS G.’s previously announced appearance as part of the “Metal All Stars” tour for Nov./Dec. is not taking place anymore. The complete tour has been postponed and more details can be found here: http://www.metalallstars.com
Most recently, a very striking promotional video clip, shot by acclaimed director and longtime GUS G. creative partner Patric Ullaeus (In Flames, Within Temptation, At The Gates, etc.), for the album’s latest single “Long Way Down (Feat. Alexia Rodriguez)” has been unveiled here: http://youtu.be/glvcDeXm9Zo and can also be seen within Germany here: http://www.muzu.tv/gus-g/long-way-down-feat-alexia-rodriguez-offcial-video-video/2318462/
And a drum-cam video for the album track “Vengeance” filmed at GUS G.’s recent show in Las Vegas can now also be seen here:
On “I Am The Fire”, GUS G. handles all guitar, bass as well as keyboards and is joined by a roster of friends and guests that helped bring his musical 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 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 (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.
The expanded CD+DVD Digipak version of “I Am The Fire” features 4 bonus tracks and a 62-minutes bonus DVD (Including 4 video clips, 3 live tracks, 6 guitar tutorials as well as an EPK and Track-By-Track Commentary features).
A video trailer for the release can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/vIr_VedTrfw
You can order the CD+DVD format of the release form CM Distro here: http://smarturl.it/GusGCMD
Or alternatively here:
GUS G. has also just been nominated for “Best Shredder” on Guitar World magazine’s 2014 Readers Poll. Fans can vote for him here: http://guitarworld.polldaddy.com/s/2014-guitar-world-readers-poll
GUS G. online: