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Preventing Disaster: Carpal Tunnel, Tendonitis And Hearing Loss

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Many musicians have had their careers cut short – or life just made more miserable – by being plagued by two of the most common ailments for a long-time musician: Tendonitis and Hearing Loss. In this article we are going to look at these two common ailments, how to prevent them and lessen the impacts of the symptoms. Continue reading

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Q&A With Gus G of Firewind/Ozzy Osbourne

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Between Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne, Gus G’s got this whole guitar thing pretty well stitched up. And he knows his gear too: he has signature equipment from Blackstar, ESP and of course Seymour Duncan, and he’s got the technical knowledge and musical intuition to put it all to good use on albums like Ozzy’s Scream and Firewind’s latest, Few Against Many. We recently caught up with Gus for a chat with our Facebook fans. Continue reading

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Catch The Fire: Gus G. FIRE Blackouts

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Gus G. requires a huge range of tones to cover his gigs with Ozzy Osbourne and Firewind, and he needs something with organic warmth and detail, but with enough output for modern metal styles too. Enter the Gus G FIRE Blackouts System. Continue reading

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Firewind Takes a Wall of Sound to Europe

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Gus G. is a busy man these days, having just finished a tour with Ozzy Osbourne that paired him up with Zakk Wylde & Slash and then add to that his new album and world tour and you get a man that is determined to make his mark on the music scene. Plans have already been announced for a series of free clinics across the United States. Given all that has happenend, we figured it would be a good time to check up with Gus and see how things are going. Continue reading

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Wall of Sound – Gus G Gears Up For Ozzy & Firewind Tours

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When Black Sabbath announced plans for a reunion album and tour last year, the metal world went into a frenzy. The legends were back! But then Tony Iommi announced his diagnosis with cancer, and the band scaled back its planned … Continue reading

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Gus G Checks In From Ozzy & Friends Rehearsals

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Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G has checked in with us from preparations for the Ozzy & Friends Summer European tour, where he’ll be performing as the main axeman in Ozzy’s band, with special guest appearances by Zakk Wylde, … Continue reading

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Win a signed ESP guitar with the new Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System

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CLICK HERE TO ENTER Have you ever dreamed of owning a guitar and pickup system that could give your playing a powerful edge? Seymour Duncan has teamed up with Guitar World to give you a chance to win the guitar setup … Continue reading

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Introducing the Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System

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Hard rock and metal guitarists no longer need to choose between the power of active pickups and the response of passive pickups. The Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System blends the best aspects of both. “This system combines the massive tone, … Continue reading

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Frets of Fury Tour – Firewind, Arsis, Nightrage & White Wizzard

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Today, we are announcing our sponsorship of the Frets of Fury tour. Greek metal band Firewind is going on tour on October 9th with Arsis, Nightrage & White Wizzard. Firewind features Gus G. fresh off his tour with Ozzy Osbourne and … Continue reading

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Gus G. Checks In from Ozzfest

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Gus G. Checks In from Ozzfest Our Head of Artist Relations, Evan Skopp, caught up with Gus backstage at Ozzfest recently. While playing with Ozzy, Gus is rocking with Blackouts pickups in all of … Continue reading

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