Tag: Firewind

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Release New Album on April 16

Spiritual Beggars will release its eighth studio album, Earth Blues, on April 16 (one day earlier internationally) via InsideOut Music. Spiritual Beggars consists of Arch Enemy guitarist Michael Amott and bassist Sharlee D’Angelo, along with vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (ex-Firewind). Spiritual Beggars have confirmed a European tour for April in support of the new album as well as the band’s anniversary.   Support will come from Zodiac. …

Ozzy Osbourne Guitarist GUS G. Talks about Gigging with Ozzy

Check out this interview with Gus G., guitarist for the Godfather of Heavy Metal, Ozzy Osbourne and Firewind.  Gus talks about his early years as a musician at Berklee College, landing the gig with Ozzy, writing with Firewind, his favorite songs from previous Ozzy Guitar Gods, and much more. Gus on touring with Ozzy: “It’s …

FIREWIND Replaces Vocalist

Firewind vocalist Apollo Papathanasio has left the band and has been temporarily replaced by Kelly Sundown Carpenter (left) of Beyond, Twilight, Outworld,  Darkology, Adagio. Commented Firewind: “Today we are in the unfortunate position to announce that Apollo has decided to step down permanently from the vocal duties in Firewind. “For the past few years, it was evident that Apollo could not …

FIREWIND to Do Acoustic Performance and Signing

Firewind will be giving their fans an acoustic performance, a question and answer session, as well as a signing on February 9th at Scrape Records.  For more information, visit the band’s Facebook event page. Guitarist Gus G. of Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne, will be performing at the “Not Dead Yet 2” benefit concert on January 23 at …

ULI JOHN ROTH Gives Update for 2013 Events

Uli Jon Roth (ex-Scorpions) has issued the following update: “Greetings to all of you! I hope you had a great New Year. “Here is a condensed list of some of the events that are planned for the first half of this year. 2013 is going to be a very busy and intensely productive year ahead, it …

SLAYER To Headline Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2013

Slayer has been confirmed as the third and final headliner for next year’s edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival in Derbyshire, England. The event will take place at Catton Park from August 8 – 11th and will also be headlined by King Diamond and Lamb of God. Slayer guitarist Kerry King: “Can’t wait to …

DORO To Tour North America with Sister Sin

DORO will be returning to headline across North America in 2013 with opening act Sister Sin from Sweden. Complete tour dates are: 02/01/13 Brass Mug – Tampa, FL 02/02/13 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA 02/03/13 Empire – West Springfield, VA 02/04/13 B.B. Kings Blues Club – New York, NY 02/05/13 Soundstage – Baltimore, MD 02/07/13 …

GUS G.: My Job is to Make [people] Forget About Their Problems

NY Hard Rock Music Examiner‘s Elliot Levin  recently hooked up an interview with Gus G.,  guitarist for Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne.  Check out some of that interview below. NY Hard Rock Music Examiner: Talk to me about setlists. Do you prefer to pick a setlist and follow it the whole tour, or do you like to …

WHITE WIZZARD Reveals Details for ‘Flying Tigers’ plus Video

Los Angeles traditional heavy metal act White Wizzard, a heavy metal band out of Los Angeles,  have officially revealed the details for their forthcoming new album, titled Flying Tigers. Flying Tigers features twelve new tracks and pushes the metal genre with tracks sounding anywhere from anthems, power rock, and a concept piece featuring science fiction …

PRIMORDIAL win “Best Underground Band” Award

PRIMORDIAL were voted Best Underground Band at Metal Hammer’s Golden Gods Awards 2011, which were held at The O2 on Monday night. Nemtheanga was there to pick up the award and wants to thank everyone who voted for the band: “First things first we have to thank all the Primordial fans out there who voted …

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