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FIREWIND/OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist GUS G.: Video Footage Of Osaka Clinic
Greek guitarist Gus G.
(real name: Kostas Karamitroudis
, OZZY OSBOURNE
) took part in a clinic on November 8 in Osaka, Japan. You can now watch video footage of his appearance below.
In an interview with Music Radar
stated about how he first started playing guitar: "My dad got me a cheap classical when I was 10 years old and I still have it. I didn't get an electric until I was 14, and I still have that too. It was a Fender Strat Classic Floyd Rose Series. It's a kinda like the Richie Sambora
model and is a really great guitar… After that, I started practicing 8-11 hours a day for the next three and a half years or so."
is working on his debut solo album for a 2014 release. He told Full Metal Jackie
about the CD: "It's going to be something completely different from what I've been doing with FIREWIND
. It'll be more on the classic rock vibe, or straightforward rock and roll. There's going to be some instrumentals with some different singers on it; special guests."
celebrated its 10th anniversary by releasing a live album on June 24 via Century Media Records
in Europe. Entitled "Apotheosis - Live 2012"
, the CD contains 17 songs recorded at special anniversary shows in Greece as well as all over Europe during the band's "Few Against Many"
tour in 2012. With a playing time of 69 minutes, the effort is a great overview of the band's career so far, which consists of seven studio albums. It also marks FIREWIND
's final release with singer Apollo Papathanasio
, who decided to leave the group at the end of last year. He has since been replaced by Kelly Sundown Carpenter
, BEYOND TWILIGHT
) as session frontman for all 2013 live activities.
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