Saturday, 27 September 2014

Kiko Loureiro: Over the hills and Far Away with Tarja Turenen

Kiko Loureiro: HSBC HALL0 -São Paulo. Sound quality is bad because the whole band is using in ear monitors.

Over the hills and Far Away Tarja Turenen feat. Kiko Loureiro

Tarja Turunen and Kiko Loureiro Live in São Paulo - Brazil

Rick Graham: Encouraging Words... Keep going. Forever.

Some Encouraging Words... Keep going. Forever.

Some Encouraging Words

Brian Gilmanov: .strandberg* Boden 8 String - Demo *1080p*

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Brian Gilmanov - Strandberg Boden 8 String - Demo *1080p*

Andy James: Ultimate metal Improvisations improvisation page

Andy James:
Ultimate metal Improvisations is going to be available for pre-order later tonight....!
I cannot wait for you to see this, It's some of my best work and I am so proud of it!
In fact .......sod it .......that knob Nick is going to kill me but am going to let you have it right NOW....

Per Nilsson: Kaipa "Sattyg" Pre-Order Now and get a signed edition

Kaipa "Sattyg" Pre-Order Now and get a signed copy, release date 10th of Nov 
Legendary Swedish progressive rock band Kaipa returns in November 2014 with their 12th studio album Sattyg.

The unique mix of Swedish folk music, rock and fusion with a tinge of medieval music has given the band a special place in many peoples heart all around the world. The magic sense of wonder that characterizes their latest albums has been taken to a new level with Sattyg. Unpredictable paths are discovered on this new expedition and as always they take you to explore new exciting horizons but at the same time the band returns to its roots to bring you familiar classic Kaipa music.

Gus G: solo debut tour dates

In support of his recently released solo debut I Am The Fire, OZZY OSBOURNE / FIREWIND guitarist GUS G. has now embarked on a run of acoustic shows together with Mats Levén, the main vocalist on the album. In mid-October, GUS G. will then head to North America for a string of dates with LYNAM before joining up with the Metal All Stars tour ( in South America and Europe for touring throughout the end of the year. See below for all upcoming dates.
An Acoustic Evening with GUS G. feat. Mats Levén - Greece & Bulgaria Tour:
Sept. 26 - Alexandroupoli, Greece - Notos Stage
Sept. 27 - Kavala, Greece - Mirovolos
Sept. 28 - Lamia, Greece - Bodrum 
Oct. 1 - Trikala, Greece - Kentriki Plateia Live Stage
Oct. 2 - Kozani, Greece - Old School Bar
Oct. 3 - Ioannina, Greece - Irida
Oct. 4 - Arta, Greece - Old Post
Oct. 5 - Kastoria, Greece - Blue Note
"I Am The Fire" North America Tour with special guests LYNAM:
Oct. 15 - Hollywood, CA - The Whisky A Go Go
Oct. 17 - Las Vegas, NV - Vamped
Oct. 18 - Ramona, CA - Ramona Mainstage
Oct. 19 - Tempe, AZ - Club Red
GUS G. w/ Metal All Stars, featuring members of MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, DREAM THEATER and more:
Nov. 22 - São Paulo, Brazil - Espaco Das Americas
Nov. 23 - Santiago, Chile - Movistar Arena
Nov. 28 - Bochum, Germany - RuhrCongress
Nov. 29 - Leipzig, Germany - Haus Auensee
Nov. 30 - Berlin, Germany - Huxleys
Dec. 1 - Zurich, Switzerland - X-Tra
Dec. 3 - Vienna, Austria - Arena Wien
Dec. 4 - Ljubljana, Slovenia - Hala Tivoli 
Dec. 5 - Belgrade, Serbia - Hala Sportova 
Dec. 6 - Prague, Czech Republic - Forum Karlin
Dec. 7 - Warsaw, Poland - Progresja
Dec. 9 - Nuremberg, Germany - Rockfabrik
Dec. 10 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Vega
Dec. 11 - Kiel, Germany - MAX
Dec. 12 - Tilburg, Netherlands - 013
Dec. 14 - Paris, France - Bataclan
Dec. 16 - London, UK - O2 Brixton Academy
To coincide with this worldwide tour, a special expanded edition of I Am The Fire will be released in Europe on November 3rd (digitally on November 4th in North America). This limited CD + DVD digipak will feature 4 bonus tracks and a 62-minute bonus DVD (including the album's 4 official video clips so far, plus 3 live tracks, 6 guitar tutorials, as well as an EPK and track-by-track commentary). See below for the complete track-listing.
I Am The Fire (Expanded Edition) track-listing:
1. My Will Be Done (feat. Mats Levén)
2. Blame It On Me (feat. Mats Levén) 
3. I Am The Fire (feat. DEVOUR THE DAY) 
4. Vengeance (feat. David Ellefson) 
5. Long Way Down (feat. Alexia Rodriguez) 
6. Just Can't Let Go (feat. Jacob Bunton) 
7. Terrified (feat. Billy Sheehan) 
8. Eyes Wide Open (feat. Mats Levén) 
9. Redemption (feat. Michael Starr) 
10. Summer Days (feat. Jeff Scott Soto) 
11. Dreamkeeper (feat. Tom S. Englund) 
12. End Of The Line (feat. Mats Levén)
Bonus tracks:
13. Hesitate (feat. Tara Teresa)
14. Without You 
15. Last Embrace 
16. Redemption (Feat. Mats Levén)
A video trailer for the release can be viewed here:
GUS G. handles all guitar, bass and keyboards on I Am The Fire and is joined by a roster of friends and guests that helped bring his vision to fruition: drummers Jeff Friedl (A PERFECT CIRCLE, PUSCIFER, DEVO) and Daniel Erlandsson (ARCH ENEMY), bassists David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Marty O'Brien (TOMMY LEE, WE ARE THE FALLEN), and vocalists Mats Leven (CANDLEMASS, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/THERION), Blake Allison (DEVOUR THE DAY), Michael Starr (STEEL PANTHER), Alexia Rodriguez (EYES SET TO KILL), Tom S. Englund (EVERGREY), Jacob Bunton (ADLER) and Jeff Scott Soto (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, ex-JOURNEY). The album showcases a well-balanced mix of active rock, classic hard rock, traditional metal and guitar-driven instrumentals, taking listeners on a diverse journey through GUS G.'s soulful playing.
See below for a few recently posted Musician's Friend interviews with GUS G.:
BlackStar AMPs:
Solo Album & Tour:
Signature AMP BlackFire:
GUS G. online: