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John 5 Premieres New Song, “This Is My Rifle” with Revolver Magazine

This is my Rifle John 5

John 5 has given our friends at Revolver Magazine, first dibs on the first single from his new album ‘Careful With That Axe’ – ‘This Is My Rifle’.

‘Careful with that Axe,’ will be released digitally on August 12 via 60 Cycle Hum. ‘This Is My Rifle’ will be available digitally on June 17 everywhere digital music is available.

Listen to the track in full here: revolvermag.com/john-5-premieres-new-song-this-is-my-rifle


John 5 teams up with Jonny Coffin for ‘Tales From The Crossroads’

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As part of the release of John 5’s next studio solo album, “Careful With That Axe“, he has teamed up with Coffin Case owner and filmmaker Jonny Coffin to create a mini-series called “Tales From The Crossroads“.

More information will be coming VERY SOON about this, but in the meantime remember to pre-order the first single to be released from the new album, called “This Is My Rifle”: http://smarturl.it/ThisIsMyRifleJ5

To see the full teaser poster, click >>>  (more…)


New John 5 single ‘This is my rifle’ will be available June 17 on iTunes

This is my Rifle John 5

John 5’s brand new single ‘This is my Rifle’, from the forthcoming single ‘Careful with that Axe’ will be available from June 17 on iTunes and everywhere that digital music is available.

The brand new single artwork includes a photo by Ray Gutierrez of StrangeBeautifulArt, who John 5 fans will remember took the photos for the album ‘The Art of Malice’


John 5 to score next Rob Zombie film project, ’31’

Rob Zombie 31

It was announced via a teaser video, posted on his official website, on Friday (16 May), that Rob Zombie will be working on a new mysterious project called ‘31‘. The film career spanning video, finishes with a cryptic view of a painted mask and the title.

Late last night John 5 announced via his Instagram that he had been picked by Zombie to score the film, making this the second film project John has scored on for Rob (the first being 2013’s The Lords of Salem). In his confirmation message, John said, “Well it’s official Rob has hired me to do the score to his next movie 31, I’m very honored and excited.”

For more information, sign up at robzombie.com to the mailing list to get up-to-date info on this new venture.


John 5 announces first single from ‘Careful With That Axe’.

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John 5 has announced the name of the first single from his new album, Careful With That Axe, which he has been in the studio to lay down the tracks this Spring.  The first single, entitled “Here is My Rifle“, will come out in late July (as will the new album).  John 5 has already been filming a video for the single with Coffin Case owner Jonny Coffin (see after the jump for images from Jonny Coffin’s Instagram for sneak peak behind the scene images.

You can also see more from the studio here and here.

John 5 recently spoke to Loudwire about the album; “Well it’s coming out at the end of July and it’s called ‘Careful With That Axe’ and it’s just crazy, man. ‘Careful With That Axe’ and all the song titles are related around axe murders and stuff, so it all comes around and makes sense.“.  He also said this about the single “Well with my record it’s going to be ‘This Is My Rifle.’ It’s really cool and I think people are going to just eat it up.”

To view sneak peek images from Jonny Coffin click here >.  (more…)


John 5 back in the studio for Careful with that Axe

John 5 Doghouse Studios

Before he goes back on the road with Rob Zombie for touring, John 5 went back to The Doghouse Studio in Los Angeles on Friday (28 March) to continue to lay down tracks for his next solo album, Careful with that Axe. John 5 is joined in the studio and on the album by Rodger Carter (drummer/owner of The Doghouse), bassist Dylan Wilson and a few guests whom you may or may not know – more news on guest appearances coming in the future.

As last week, John 5 is joined in the studio by Jonny Coffin (Coffin Cases) and photographer Esteban Cortina, who are both chronicling the album on celluloid and print, for an accompanying DVD.

Keep an eye out for more news in the future and see some more of the shots from Esteban by clicking >>  (more…)


John 5 teams up with Jonny Coffin for new solo album mini series

John 5 Jonny Coffin

As well as being locked in the studio to begin working on his new solo album “Careful with that Axe“, John 5 has teamed up with Jonny Coffin (Coffin Case founder) for what Jonny describes as “shooting and directing the John 5 miniseries for the new upcoming j5 solo album / DVD”.  Coffin previously worked with John 5 on the DVD for God Told Me To in 2012.  He says in regards to the new DVD “this one will be a Monster!!”.

To see a full length version of the above image of Jonny and John, and to see an embed from Jonny Coffin’s instagram click >>>  (more…)


John 5 begins tracking his new solo album ‘Careful With That Axe ‘

John 5 Careful with that Axe

A few weeks ago, John 5 teased to Metal Obsession that he was working on his next solo album, Careful With That Axe, the follow up to 2012’s God Told Me To.

Now he has posted a picture of himself tracking the new album in the Doghouse Studios in LA.  You can see that above. Watch out for more news soon!


Buy this John 5 signed photo from the Rob Fenn ‘Autographed Series’

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Indegoot represented photographer Rob Fenn has teamed up with John 5 to offer the “Autographed Series: John 5”. This photo comes from page 92 of the upcoming photo book Rob Zombie and Rob Fenn did titled ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show’. It was snapped on stage in Scranton, PA during the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in July 2013.

Each John 5 canvas is signed and numbered by Rob Fenn, and autographed by John 5! John is also offering “a guitar pick with every canvas sold!

Find out more about the product details and how to purchase by clicking >>  (more…)


John 5 speaks to Metal Obsession: “We’re treating it … as a big Zombie party”

John 5 Metal Obsession

While out on tour with Rob Zombie in Australia for the Soundwave Festival, Metal Obsession grabbed a chat with John where they spoke about the new Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor album, the forthcoming Live DVD/Blu-Ray and even a little about the next John 5 solo album.

Enjoy the following excerpt and follow the links for the full interview >>  (more…)


[Watch] John 5 chats to the AU Review

John 5 AU Review

Check out this video interview conducted backstage at Soundwave 2014, on the Sydney leg of the tour, where John 5 chats to AU Review about the tour, working with Rob Zombie, K.D. Lang on his own solo material and much more.

To watch the view in full click >>  (more…)


[Watch] John 5 speaks to Spotlight Report at Soundwave 2014

John 5 Spotlight Report

Check out this interview conducted at Soundwave 2014, where Spotlight Report sits down to chat with John about his work with Rob Zombie, working with Marilyn Manson, and explains what was one of the coolest shows he ever played out.

John 5 is currently on tour with Rob Zombie in Australia for Soundwave 2014.

To watch the interview in full click >>  (more…)


[WATCH] JOHN 5 AND ROB ZOMBIE TALK TO SOUNDWAVE TV

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Watch John 5 and Rob Zombie, sit down backstage in Sydney, to chat with Soundwave TV about their relationship.

Rob Zombie is currently in Australia for the Soundwave Festival tour, as well as a series of “sidewave” dates with Korn.

To watch the interview in full, click >>>

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[Video] John 5 shows Premier Guitars his stage gear

John 5 Premier Guitar

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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John 5 talks to the Examiner about, enjoying life and his time touring and recording

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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.

To read the interview click >>  (more…)


[Watch] John 5 talks to MetalTitans

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Watch this interview with John 5, conducted as Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare wrapped up earlier this November.  MetalTitan’s Char Tupper speaks to John about GAN, tattoos, touring smaller venues, working on Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor and a lot more.

John 5 is currently on tour with Rob Zombie and Korn for the Night of the Living Dreads.  Find out more: john-5.com/tour/

To watch the video click >  (more…)


[Listen] John 5 speaks to 943 loudwire.com

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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.

To listen to the interview click >  (more…)


John 5 autograph session at the Great American Nightmare October 24 – WIN HIS GOLD SQUIER

John 5 Squier Gold

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.


John 5: How to play Rob Zombie’s ‘Theme For The Rat Vendor’

John 5 Total Guitar

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 Rita on the red carpet for Rob Zombies Great American Nightmare

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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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Rob Zombie to play 9:30 Club on November 27

Rob Zombie 9:30 Club

Following the eagerly anticipated Night of the Living Dreads tour with Korn, Rob Zombie will be winding down with a show at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C on November 27.

Tickets and more details for the show will be available soon here at john-5.com


[WATCH] John 5’s shortcut to shred mastery with Total Guitar

John 5 Total Guitar

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.

To watch the two lessons  (more…)


The Big BOSS Giveaway contest: win John 5 signed pedal

John 5 Boss US pedal giveaway

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/facebook/giveaway/big_boss_giveaway/

(Please note the competition is being run by Boss US, therefore any questions about the competition must go to them). GOOD LUCK!


The ALL NEW John 5 Frost Gold Squier OUT NOW

John 5 Squier Gold

For a number of months now, John 5 has teased the fans with the announcement that Fender would be following up their release of the John 5 Telecaster Squier model, with a replica of his favorite “Mistress” (as John’s wife affectionatley calls the guitar) – the John 5 Frost Gold. Now Fender/Squier have released the model and you can get your hands on it today!

Watch John 5 introduce the Frost Gold, find out how to buy, and look out for full specs coming to the Gear page over the weekend