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Chatting with world renowned Greek guitar phenomenon Gus G

Firewind’s mastermind Gus G discusses the lyrical theme behind “Immortals”, how the experience of working with Dennis and Henning influenced the recording, what the band’s fanbase could expect from the new album, what is in store in terms of future touring in the United States, what music impacts Gus not only as a guitar player but as a musicians overall, what are the chances for him to record a purely instrumental album and what is going on with the heavy metal scene in Greek.

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By Joel Barrios, Rock At Night Miami Correspondent

Greek melodic Power metal masters FIREWIND have announced the release of their long awaited new album Immortals next January 20th, 2017 via the band’s longtime label partner Century Media Records in Europe & AFM Records in North America. The first band recording in four years, the band works for the first time ever with co-producer Dennis Ward and brings Henning Basse to the fold as the new singer.

Rock at Night had the pleasure of speaking with Firewind’s mastermind Gus G about the lyrical theme behind “Immortals”, how the experience of working with Dennis and Henning influenced the recording, what the band’s fanbase could expect from the new album, what is in store in terms of future touring in the United States, what music impacts Gus not only as a guitar player but as a musicians overall, what are the chances for him to record a purely instrumental album and what is going on with the heavy metal scene in Greek.

OR LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW ON iTUNES HERE

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FIREWIND LINE-UP:
Henning Basse – Vocals
Gus G. – Guitars
Petros Christo – Bass
Bob Katsionis – Keyboards
Jo Nunez – Drums
You can read Rock At Night’s review of Gus G in Orlando, Florida (September 2016) HERE
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Joel Barrios

Joel Barrios is a Miami based software developer, website designer and photographer originally from Havana Cuba, who also happens to be a music lover. When he first picked up a camera, he found something he always felt was missing in his life – a creative outlet to express himself in ways other than using words. Despite he enjoys many other types of photography, his passion for music has driven him into concert photojournalism. Joel has a great eye for details, capturing the moments you might have missed even if you were at the show, his photographs will make you feel like you were there part of the audience.

His shots have graced many Rock at Night articles, as part of his press and photo coverage for music events throughout the US and big music festivals like Cruise to the Edge 2015, RosFest 2016, Morsefest 2016 and Progpower 2016 to name a few. His work has been also featured in the prestigious UK magazine Prog.
About Joel Barrios (64 Articles)
Joel Barrios is a Miami based software developer, website designer and photographer originally from Havana Cuba, who also happens to be a music lover. When he first picked up a camera, he found something he always felt was missing in his life – a creative outlet to express himself in ways other than using words. Despite he enjoys many other types of photography, his passion for music has driven him into concert photojournalism. Joel has a great eye for details, capturing the moments you might have missed even if you were at the show, his photographs will make you feel like you were there part of the audience. His shots have graced many Rock at Night articles, as part of his press and photo coverage for music events throughout the US and big music festivals like Cruise to the Edge 2015, RosFest 2016, Morsefest 2016 and Progpower 2016 to name a few. His work has been also featured in the prestigious UK magazine Prog.

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