Gus G Premieres "Eyes Wide Open" Music Video

Gus G has premiered the new music video for "Eyes Wide Open," a track from his debut solo album, I Am The Fire, which was released March 18 via Century Media Records.

You can check out the new clip, which was produced and directed by Patric Ullaeus, below.

Gus, who handles the guitar, bass and keyboard parts on the new album, is joined by a crew of friends, including drummers Jeff Friedl (A Perfect Circle, Puscifer) and Daniel Erlandsson (Arch Enemy), bassists David Ellefson, Billy Sheehan and Marty O'Brien (Tommy Lee, We Are the Fallen) and vocalists Mats Leven (Candlemass), Blake Allison (Devour The Day), Michael Starr (Steel Panther) and more.

For more about Gus G and the new album, visit and his Facebook page. You can catch up on Gus G's current tour dates below the video.

GUS G. w/ Marty Friedman / “Guitar Universe 2” Co-Headline Tour:

  • May 1 - Tampere (Finland) - Klubi
  • May 2 - Helsinki (Finland) - Nosturi
  • May 3 - Stockholm (Sweden) - Stockholm Rocks Festival
  • May 5 - Gothenburg (Sweden) - Trädgårn
  • May 7 - Malmö (Sweden) - KB
  • May 9 - Krakow (Poland) - Lizzard King
  • May 10 - Warsaw (Poland) - Progresja
  • May 12 - Munich (Germany) - Backstage
  • May 13 - Colmar (France) - Grillen
  • May 15 - Essen (Germany) - Turock
  • May 16 - Zoetermeer (The Netherlands) - De Boerderij
  • May 17 - Hasselt (Belgium) - MuziekoDroom
  • May 18 - Uden (The Netherlands) - De Pul
  • May 20 - Savigny Le Temple (France) - L’ Impreinte
  • May 21 - London (UK) - O2 Islington Academy
  • May 22 - Nuneaton (UK) - Queens Hall

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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.