Gus Black (formerly known simply as Gus) is an American singer-songwriter/producer from Los Angeles. He signed to Almo Sounds, a subsidiary of A&M Records, and released two albums on the label, 1996's Gus and 1999's Word of Mouth Parade. He covered Blue ?-yster Cult's "Don't Fear the Reaper" for the Scream soundtrack. The label disbanded in 2000; since then Black has released 3 albums, all of which were released internationally before seeing domestic distribution. His album "Autumn Days" was selected by iTunes as Top 10 "Best Indie Singer/Songwriter" releases of 2006.
The 2008 release "Today Is Not The Day..." was critically acclaimed in Europe. His work has been featured in several TV shows including : Alias, Brothers and Sisters, and Grey's Anatomy. Gus' cover of Paranoid appeared on the Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder episode of the TV show Californication . Gus is also an accomplished video director. In addition to directing videos for his own songs, he directed the documentary "Tremendous Dynamite: The Making of Hombre Lobo" for Eels as well as several music videos clips for the band.
He recently completed work on his 6th full length recording entitled "The Day I Realized..." (to be released in 2011)