La Boite Noire conducted an interview with FIREWIND/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. at this year’s edition of the Hellfest festival, which took place June 15-17 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below.
FIREWIND‘s latest album, “Few Against Many”, sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 28 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
“Few Against Many” was released in Europe on May 21 via Century Media Records and in North America on May 22 through DisManic, Inc. via eOne Distribution. The CD was mixed by Jason Suecof and Eyal Levi at Audiohammer Studios (TRIVIUM, ALL THAT REMAINS, DEATH ANGEL) in Sanford, Florida.
Produced by Gus, “Few Against Many” was recorded with his longtime bandmates, vocalist Apollo Papathanasio, keyboardist/guitarist Bob Katsionis and bassist Petros Christo, at Valve Studio in Greece as well as the Sweetspot Studios in Sweden and sees the band expanding on its signature melodic sound with some of its most aggressive songs to date. The CD also marks the recording debut of new FIREWIND drummer Johan Nunez (NIGHTRAGE).
FIREWIND‘s “Edge Of A Dream” video can be seen below. According to the band, the song — which features a guest appearances by Finnish cello superstars APOCALYPTICA — “brings the classy feel of metal ballads back into a modern spotlight.”
“Edge Of A Dream” video: