Following on from the posting of the cover artwork for the forthcoming, FIRST EVER, live DVD/Blu-Ray from Rob Zombie, the tracklist has now been revealed:
1. ‘Teenage Nosferatu Pussy’, 2. ‘Superbeast’, 3. ‘Super-Charger Heaver’, 4. ‘Living Dead Girl’, 5. ‘We’re an American Band’, 6. ‘More Human Than Human’, 7. ‘Sick Bubblegum’
8. ‘Never Gonna Stop’, 9. ‘Ging Gang Gong De Do Gong De Laga Raga’, 10. ‘Meet the Creeper’, 11. ‘Mars Needs Women’, 12. ‘House of 1000 Corpses’, 13. ‘The Lords of Salem’, 14. ‘Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown’, 15. ‘Thunder Kiss ’65′, 16. ‘Dragula’
The DVD has a tentative release of May 2014, with more details coming SOON!
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Its that time of the years when Revolver Magazine host rocks version of the Oscars – the Golden Gods Awards. This year Rob Zombie and his band are in the running for BEST LIVE BAND – this is a people’s voting choice award so we need YOU – THE FANS – to get your voting fingers at the ready and vote like your lives depend on it.
In 2013, John 5, was crowned ‘Best Guitarist‘ while Rob picked up the coveted ‘Golden God‘ inductee award.
Yes, yes, you’ve all been waiting and would have seen the tease Rob Zombie posted on his Instagram the other week, but now, we’re getting closer to release information on the forthcoming LIVE DVD. Here is what John 5 said on Facebook today, along with the unveiling of the DVD front cover:
“Yes yes indeed, the FIRST EVER live DVD from Rob Zombie will be out on DVD/Blu Ray this May – excited!“
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What a treat! Three fantastic new items in the official John 5 store. First the very RARE and LIMITED AVAILABILITY (only three will be made) Legacy Edition Ultimate Fan Hooded top. Fully laid out and sewn by hand. All patches are original prints with some being rare and impossible to find anywhere else. • Hand cut and sewn back printed back patch and front logo • Quality manufactured hooded top.
The tour diary is getting full. Adding to the dates already for the UK, Sweden, Germany and France included, fans in Russia and Italy can now get their hands on tickets to Rob Zombie shows. In Italy, Rob Zombie will be joining Megadeth for two new dates at the end of June. They will appear at Rock in Roma Open Air in Rome, on 26 June and Ippodromo Del Galoppo Open Air in Milan on 27 June 2014. And Russian fans will see RZ in Moscow and St Petersburg.
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While on tour with Rob Zombie and Korn, John 5 took Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger backstage for a “rig rundown” of his touring guitars and other on stage gear, including a look behind his ‘lava-guitar’, talking tone and much more.
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Rob Zombie is proving there is no rest for the wicked, as he adds another date to his 2014 tour diary.
This time he will be in Austria, helping Novarock celebrate 10 years of its festival, from 13 – 15 June.
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Summer in Europe is turning out to be a very Zombie summer, with Rob Zombie announcing that he will be playing at the Aerodrome festival in Budapest AND Prague. Zombie will be playing on 16 June at the Budapest Park in Hungary. Tickets are already available here: www.eventim.hu and you can find out more here: http://www.aerodrome.hu/
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On the recent ‘Night of the Living Dreads’ tour, as the Rob Zombie and Korn camps rolled into Grand Rapids for their show at the Deltaplex, John 5 stopped to speak to The Examiner about coming home to Michigan, touring, working on Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare haunted festival and all the different balls he has been juggling this year in terms of work.
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Just before the Night of the Living Dreads tour rolled into Casper Wyoming a few days ago, John 5 chatted with Butch from 943 Loudwire.com about the tour, playing with Korn and a lot more besides.
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John 5 will be one of the special guests at 2014′s ‘Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp”. John will be joining the ranks of Steve Vai, Joe Perry, Orianthi, Eric Johnson and many more, at the event, which the first time is being partnered by GUITAR PLAYER magazine.
Rock N Roll Fantasy camp takes place on the weekend of Presidents Day (13 – 16 Feb 14), in Las Vegas and is open to all obssessed with “guitars, guitar music, and guitar playing or even if you are a bassist, keyboard player, or drummer, all are welcome including novices!”
To find out more go to: http://rockcamp.com/guitar-player.php
Currently John 5 is on tour with Rob Zombie, on their co-headliner with Korn for the Night of the Living Dreads tour. Feedback has been amazing from the fans. And while there are still a number of dates to go on this tour, plans are already underway for 2014, with three new tour date announcements this week from the Zombie camp.
Download 2014 on the weekend of the 13 – 15 June, Sweden Rock Festival on 4 – 7 June in Solvesburg, Sweden and now Westfest 2014, in New Zealand on Wednesday 19 February at the Vector Arena, Auckland.
Check out more on the tour page here: john-5.com/main/tour/
Check it out! A perfect gift for your Halloween party celebrations, here is the brand new video from Rob Zombie – his cover of the Grand Funk Railroad track “We’re an American Band”. The video, as well as featuring live footage from Zombie’s summer touring, also features clips from fan video submissions.
Can you spot your submission in there?
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John 5 will be with Piggy D and Ginger Fish at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare on Oct. 24th, Pomona CA. Fans will have a chance to win this exact Fender squire (see picture above – YES the one he is playing in the promo video for the new Gold Squier). Raffle tickets will be handed out during the autograph session and John 5 will announce the winner at the end! Some songs from John 5′s new instrumental album will be playing at the autograph session as well. Oct. 24th at The Great American Nightmare, Pomona CA.
Due to overwhelming demand, Rob Zombie has added a second Great American Nightmare performance (November 1) at FEARPlex in Pomona, CA, with guests Powerman 5000 and 45 Grave.
The groundbreaking musician and filmmaker and his band will close out the ultimate Halloween music and horror event with headlining performances on both Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2.
John 5 teams up with the folks at Total Guitar to show you how to play his electric sitar lines from Rob Zombie’s ‘Theme For The Rat Vendor’. The track is played here on John 5′s trusted Gold Telecaster. You can hear this on the new album from Rob Zombie; Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor.
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John 5 and his lovely wife Rita, joined You Tube interviewer Robin Tazizawa, on the red carpet at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare, which opened October 10 in Pomona CA. They talk about ghost stories, childhood Halloween memories and John 5′s favorite attraction at GAN.
Get tickets and find out more: http://greatamericannightmare.com/index3.html
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Tickets and more details for the show will be available soon here at john-5.com
Adventures in Wonderland are once again offering VIP meet and greet packages for the forthcoming Night of the Living Dreads tour. Fans who purchase this package will be able to meet Rob Zombie and his whole band, get a picture taken with them, and a whole range of other exclusive goodies, including: early entry into the venue, Zombie Gift Bag, Exclusive T-shirt and much more.
To purchase your tickets for to: https://www.adventuresinwonderland.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1831
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In the first of a two-part video series, John 5 shares his guest lessons – shred mastery – with UK magazine Total Guitar. Part one sees John sharing lessons on String-skipped arpeggios and Tapped rhythm and lead.
Download Total Guitar issue 246 for the accompanying tab and explanation – available in the UK and, digitally, worldwide via Newsstand for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch and Zinio (http://www.zinio.com) from 1 October 2013.
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Heavyweights ROB ZOMBIE and KORN have announced a co-headlining arena tour – the “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DREADS” tour – kicking off Sunday, November 3 in Reno, NV and encompassing 17 dates across the U.S (full itinerary below) before wrapping November 26 in Bethlehem, PA. With both artists known for delivering electrifying performances filled with sonic thunderbolts and dark intensity, fans can expect the roofs to lift off arenas across the country. Speaking about the tour, Zombie notes, “Some of the best times we’ve had on the road have been touring with Korn, so we’re thrilled to be doing it again!” Jonathan Davis adds, “We’ve had a lot of fun touring and playing with Rob Zombie over the years. It’s been a while and those shows were so much fun. We’re really excited about doing it again.” Tickets will be on sale from September 27 . To see the dates: (more…)
BOSS US is giving away a DD-3 Delay pedal autographed by John 5, Steve Stevens, Billy Duffy, Herman Li and Darryl Jones. The contest runs from Monday, September 16 through September 30 2013. Enter here: http://statictab.com/pizw2cx. For more details go to: http://www.bossus.com/go/
(Please note the competition is being run by Boss US, therefore any questions about the competition must go to them). GOOD LUCK!