Voices Of Metal: Nightrage

By Martina Fasano Founded by Marios Illipoulos and Gus G, Nightrage is certainly band with plenty of shred-worthy guitar work. As the founder of the band, Illipolous has enlisted the help of some fantastic musicians in past lineups of the band. In July of 2016, Magnus Söderman (guitars) and Lawrence Dinamarca (drums) were added to the lineup and that created a creative synergy that Marios could […] Continue Reading

Talking Tone With Gus G

By Martina Fasano Gus G has been very busy lately, and that’s just how he likes it. With credits to his name like Ozzy Osbourne, Firewind, Nightrage and Arch Enemy, Gus G is no stranger to the higher profile names in the heavy metal arena. His virtuosic abilities and dedication to his craft is apparent in every recording he has laid down in the studio. The […] Continue Reading

Q&A With Gus G of Firewind/Ozzy Osbourne

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

Learn Metal with Marios Iliopoulos of Nightrage Pt. 4: Being Nothing

“Being Nothing” is one of the fastest right hand rhythm guitar songs that I have ever composed. It contains very fast down picking and also alternate picking as well. I have recorded 4 rhythm guitars as I usually do on the original recording, and also keep in mind that you need to warm up good before you start to play at those fast tempos. Make sure […] Continue Reading

Nightrage rocks St. Petersburg as part of Frets of Fury

Evan and I recently travelled to Florida to visit the Frets of Fury tour. One band of particular interest to us was Nightrage. Marios Iliopoulos started Nightrage with Gus G. and they are now touring with Gus’s band Firewind. This is the story of our time with guitarists Bill Hudson and Marios Iliopoulos of Nightrage. We arrived at the airport at 5:00 A.M. gleary eyed and with […] Continue Reading

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

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 ready to provide a show to remember for his fans. Gus G. states: “We couldn’t be happier to announce our first full North American tour! It’s […] Continue Reading