FIREWIND/OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist To Embark On Japanese Clinic Tour

FIREWIND/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. will head to Japan this November for a series of exclusive M.I. guitar clinics. Prior to the clinic tour Gus will attend the prestigious Tokyo Music Fair on November 5 and November and then he’ll head out on a six-city tour across Japan, visiting Tokyo, Sendai, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Osaka and Nagoya.

Nov. 06 – Tokyo – Musician Institute
Nov. 07 – Sendai – Musician Institute
Nov. 08 – Sapporo – Musician Institute
Nov. 09 – Fukuoka – Musician Institute
Nov. 10 – Osaka – Musician Institute
Nov. 11 – Nagoya – Musician Institute

Gus G.‘s new instructional DVD for Rock House, “Lead Rhythm Techniques”, was released last October 17. In this program, Gus reveals the secrets that have propelled him into the guitar stratosphere and shows you how to incorporate them into your playing. Learn the natural minor and Phrygian major scales, patterns, scale sequences and full neck runs he uses to take control of the fret board to form soulful leads that rip into shred masterpieces. Learn diminished sweep and chromatic arpeggios, emotional bending techniques and how to create a minor 3rd harmony lead. Gus reveals the chords, voicings, syncopated, pivoting staccato, interval, and clean picked rhythms that form the foundation of his style. He analyzes many of his FIREWIND leads and song structures complete with full band backing tracks that you can use the apply what you learn.

DVD includes:

* More than 40 lessons
* 46-page interactive tab book you print from DVD
* Free lifetime web membership for online support
* Behind-the-scenes photos and video
* Interview, live performances more
* iPod-ready video

Language: English
Length: 120 minutes
Zones: The DVD is zoned to play anywhere in the world

“Lead Rhythm Techniques” is available for order at this location.

Gus plays with a great sense of melody and when he combines his technical chops and tone, out comes mind-blowing riffs,” said Joe Palombo, Executive Director of Rock House. “More than just a shredder, Gus really plays with tremendous amounts of feel. His work with FIREWIND and DREAM EVIL show his has incredible writing abilities and versatility.”