Sinaro Premiere New Song, “Ruins of the Empire,” Featuring Andy James

In recent years, New York City-based guitarist Gus Sinaro has been making a name for himself in the worlds of metal and rock, courtesy of his eponymous project, Sinaro.

Today, presents the exclusive premiere of “Ruins of the Empire,” a blazing modern thrash metal tune that happens to feature U.K. guitar ace Andy James.

“It's an honor and a dream come true to have my friend Andy James be part of this," Sinaro says. "Andy helped me bring this song to life by co-producing it, mixing it—and playing an amazing shred solo. It's a remake of one of my favorite songs I wrote for Symphony of Malice."

“Ruins of the Empire” will be available for via digital retailers next week, and the tune will be included on Sinaro's upcoming EP. Be sure to stay tuned for details.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.