Gus G was setting stages alight with his blazing guitar solos long before he achieved international metal stardom as Ozzy Osbourne’s axeman. Now Firewind are preparing to unleash their Greek fire and fury Down Under for the first time.
Firewind is a band that is currently flourishing in the constantly shifting heavy metal landscape.
“I think you should listen to Wild Card if you have ideas about how bands with female singers sound like. It brings something new to the table. It's more modern, it's heavier than most people would think, and I think that is something refreshing.”
In symphonic metal, the soaring soprano vocals of Floor Jansen are well known, increasingly so since she began to work with industry heavyweights Nightwish.