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Gus G is Ozzy's Man

Discussion in 'ProgPower USA' started by Spiderpact, Aug 21, 2009.

  1. Spiderpact

    Spiderpact West Bench White Trash

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    DTJeff I Am My Nation

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    What a waste of talent. :mad:
     
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    If they record a cover of Dream Evil's No Way, which is obviuosly an Ozzy tribute, then it will all be worth it.
     
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    Diamond45 Terminate Bad Music

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    Gus G. is better as a solo artist, not being someone else's pawn. Ozzy (most likely Sharon) will get mad with him and spit him out in a few months. It will only tarnish Gus G.'s image. I think this is a huge mistake for Gus.
     
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    mëtålspëd Umlauts ist Krieg

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    You sound kind of jaded Dave :)

    Ozzy only churns non-guitar positions. I cant wait to hear Gus with him.
     
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    This would be an awfully hard gig to turn down if you're Gus G. He'll reach more people than ever, and also be able to make more money than ever. Firewind will probably benefit from it as well as they will get more exposure.

    Am I interested in seeing Ozzy, or hearing new material? .. not really.


    Britt
     
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    Yah, I could see how touring the world with Ozzy, getting tons of exposure in the USA for being his new guitarist could be a bad career move... :lol:

    Musicians need gigs to eat if they want to play music for a living.

    Frankie Banali summed it up best one Thanksgiving night when I saw him drumming for Faster Pussycat. I asked him "what the hell?" he replied "drummer's gotta eat".

    I think a lot of people, need to look past their own somewhat elitist views of how people in the music industry should run their lives. Until you've tried it, don't condemn a guy for essentially putting some more food on his table.

    Being a fan is cool, but how many of you would literally pass up a chance to play for Ozzy if you had the talent to do so?
     
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    I disagree with all the statements thinking this is a bad move for Gus. Gus and Firewind will get exposure from it and I think that the new album will be good, at least musically. I'm interested to hear it.
     
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    Bear Got Shred??

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    What sucks is that Ozzy cant sing live anymore, so that is bad for Gus but good for his resume obviously....

    Bear
     
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    Now Firewind will be on Ozzfest every year??
     
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    Photino Decay Quantum Superposition

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    hell yeah! :headbang:
     
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    Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. At first I wasn't so sure this would be a good match, but he's playing for a legend now. That's pretty cool.
     
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    Iced Dog The Stormrider's Pooch

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    Good for Gus, as long as he's still doing Firewind.
     
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    Very cool news! Hopefully Gus will bring some spark to Ozzy's music again! :kickass:

    ~Brian~
     
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    This is the best thing that could of ever happened to Gus, and Firewind for that matter. Regardless of OZZY and his failing vocals, Gus is going to #1 get paid well to be the amazing guitarist he is, #2 get the recognition he deserves, #3 be set for life from here on out.

    I don't think he would have been able to achieve any of these things only being in Firewind. Congrats to you Gus! :headbang:
     
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    Diamond45 Terminate Bad Music

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    I see your points regarding exposure for Gus G. and Firewind. Not to mention the money he'd be making. I'm just afraid that Ozzy (or Sharon) will treat him like crap and kick him off the tour half way through. If you read the Blabbermouth statement, he pretty much kicked out the previous guy without even giving him a phone call. Not a way to treat people IMHO.
     
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    I know for a fact that this is not 100%. He's gonna do the gig with Ozzy, but he hasn't yet joined the band. This is a test.
     
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    If Ozzy ( Sharon that is ) will let Gus do what needs to be done this disc could be a monster. Like most, I have grown tired of Ozzy's burnt out state being used as a marketing tool. But no one can take his important role in metal history away. Thankfully i got to see him back in the day with Randy Rhodes which is still in my top 10 shows of all time. But 26 years ago Ozzy could still move on stage:lol: If this happens, and Gus joins Ozzy's band I am looking forward to hearing what comes out of this. Ozzy and Sharon need to understand that if they don't put out a disc with the feel of his first few recordings it will be total endgame for his music.
     
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