Gus G and Firewind Announce Frets of Fury Giveaway

The Greek metallic powerhouse Firewind, led by guitarist Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne), has announced their first-ever headlining North American tour, dubbed Frets of Fury.

They've made a trailer video for the tour, which you can check out below.

This tour package, which is sponsored by ESP Guitars, BlackStar Amps and Guitar World, kicks off on October 9 and features an array of metal's elite, including Arsis, White Wizzard and Nightrage. See below for a list of all tour dates.

Firewind have also announced the Frets of Fury Giveaway, a contest where fans can win two tickets to see the band on tour. Five winners will be announced on October 7. For more about the contest -- and to sign up, click here.

VIP ticketing options for each show are still available; they'll allow you access into a private meet-and-greet with the band, a signed poster and limited-edition laminate. Click here to get your orders in now before they are gone.


  • Oct 09 St Petersburg, FL @ The State Theater
  • Oct 10 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
  • Oct 11 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
  • Oct 12 New York, NY @ The Gramercy Ballroom
  • Oct 13 Hampton Beach, NH @ Wally's
  • Oct 14 Montreal, QC @ Les Foufounes Electriques
  • Oct 15 Ottawa, ON @ Maverick's
  • Oct 16 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
  • Oct 18 Joliet, IL @ Mojoe's
  • Oct 19 St Paul, MN @ Station 4
  • Oct 20 Winnipeg, MB @ The Osborne Village Inn
  • Oct 23 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater
  • Oct 24 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
  • Oct 25 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
  • Oct 26 San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
  • Oct 27 Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky A Go Go

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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.