Gus Rios – Gruesome – A Waste of Life – Exclusive Drum Play-through

Drummer, Gus Rios, got his first instrument (a guitar) at age 10. Two years later at age 12 he was so drawn to the drums on the albums he was hearing that he decided to learn to play drums as well. This is where he would choose to focus, eventually studying with Dave Culross and continuing studies with Sean Reinert. He spent the next 17 years playing with Malevolent Creation on and off and throughout the world. This experience and his friendship with Reinert led him to be not only Sean’s tech but also a guest drummer on the 2013 DTA tour. It was on this tour that he met Matt Harvey and eventually started Gruesome.

This video is a studio drum play-through of Gruesome’s new track ‘A Waste of Life,’ from their latest release, ‘Twisted Prayers.’ Available here:

Physical Orders/Deluxe Bundles: bit.ly/GruesomeTP
Digital Downloads/Streaming: smarturl.it/GruesomeTP

Gus’ Gruesome Gear: 

Tama Starclassic B/B in Molten Lava Burst finish

(2) 18” x 20”

08” × 10”

08” × 12”

14” × 16”

5.5” × 14” Starclassic brass snare drum

All Tama hardware including Iron Cobra HP900 pedals and hi-hat stand 

Sabian Cymbals:

17″ HH med thin crash x2

16″ HH med thin crash

08″ and 10″ APX splashes

10″ cymbal disc

13″ HH fusion hats

21″ HH raw bell dry ride

20″ HH zen China

Evans Drumheads:

clear G2 top and clear G1 bottom on the toms

Clear EQ4 on kicks

HD DRY snare top, hazy 300 bottom

Vic Firth 55AW sticks

Ultimate Ears UE11 in-ear monitors

Drums in the video were sub mixed from a Mackie 1604 into 2 channels in pro tools. 

gruesome-sdm-2018Gruesome Links: 

Purchase / Stream:  http://smarturl.it/GruesomeTP

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gruesomedeathmetal

Instagram: www.instagram.com/gruesomedeathmetal 

Gruesome Tour Dates: 

Jul 14 – Tampa, FL – Crowbar (w/ Exhumed)

Jul 15 – Orlando, FL – Will’s Pub (w/ Exhumed)

Jul 19 – Trutnov, CZ – Obscene Extreme 2018

Jul 20 – Warsaw, PL – Hydrozagadka

Jul 21 – Chorzow, PL – Red & Black

Jul 22 – Prague, CZ – Modra Vopice

Jul 23 – Munich, DE – Free & Easy Festival

Jul 24 – Budapest, HU – Durer Kert

Jul 25 – Tolmin, SL – Metaldays

Jul 26 – Vienna, AT – Viper Room

Jul 27 – Ernsthausen, DE – Master of the Unicorn

Jul 28 – Steenwijk, NL – Stonehenge Festival

Jul 29 – Osnabruck, DE – Bastard Club

Jul 30 – Wurzburg, DE – Immerhin

Jul 31 – Volmerange-les-mines, FR – Nomansland

Aug 01 – Mannheim, DE – 7er Club

Aug 02 – Wacken, DE – Wacken Open Air

Aug 03 – Jonkoping, SE – Klubb Dissonans

Aug 04 – Linkoping, SE – The Crypt

Aug 05 – Copenhagen, DK – Underwerket

Aug 07 – Desden, DE – Chemiefabrik

Aug 08 – Berlin, DE – Musik und Frieden

Aug 09 – Schlotheim, DE – Partysan Open Air

Aug 10 – Frankfurt, DE – Das Bett

Aug 11 – Oberhausen, DE – Helvete

Aug 12 – Kortrijk, BE – Alcatraz Open Air