For a full list of tour dates go to: john-5.com/main/tour/
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A nice little audio interview treat for John 5 fans.
Hard Rock Haven spoke to John recently about “a variety of topics including his solo music, the importance of time management, the best thing about being Rob Zombie’s guitarist and he discusses the meaning of the new Rob Zombie album title “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor”.
John 5 is due to go out on the road for Mayhem 2013 with Rob Zombie at the end of June. For all tour dates: john-5.com/main/tour
To listen to the interview in full go to: hardrockhaven.net/online/2013/06/john-5-audio-interview/
As many of you will remember, John 5, along with a host of other rock stars, devoted their time to a special benefit gig called Rock Against MS, to help friend and long time publicist Nancy Sayle, who is currently battling this disease. The concert also was to raise much needed awareness for others are suffering from MS. The night was a very big triumph. Now John 5, with Blasko, Billy Duffy, Marky Ramone and many more, have teamed up and signed this beautiful SCHECTER GUITAR and it COULD BE YOURS!
Bid or buy now and own this fabulous piece of music memorabilia and help this worthy cause: http://www.ebay.com/soc/itm/181159682076?roken=VPGtv4
Amazing ONE off Item on offer at the John 5 Official Store. John’s very own ‘Purple Creeper Coat’
Rather then having these behind glass somewhere at a Hard Rock Cafe now is your opportunity to own a serious piece of John 5 memorabilia.This is John’s very own Purple Creeper Jacket shown here being worn by the man himself in Japan on tour with Rob Zombie. An amazing item could be yours, but remember there is only 1 available!!
Head over and check them out. john-5.com/storejohn-5s-purple-creeper-coat
John 5 speaks to FEARnet.com, in this exclusive video interview, about the fascinating details about the making of The Lords of Salem score, making Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor with Rob Zombie and his own solo work – including 2012’s God Told Me To and a new solo album in the works. Fear.net also get to have a look around John’s “spooky home décor (check out that strobe-light guitar!)”.
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Pittsburgh Music Magazine have conducted an audio interview with John 5. Taking time from the pre-Mayhem production work in L.A. John 5 talks about the experience of the Rockstar Mayhem Festival and what Rob Zombie and company have in store, winning the best guitarist award at The Revolver Golden God Awards, the new Rob Zombie LP Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, having some guitars and personal items stolen from his home, solo work, and working with David Lee Roth.
To listen to the interview in full go to: pittsburghmusicmagazine.com/2013/05/30/john-5-of-rob-zombie-talks
A little gem for anyone that missed last months Golden Gods, which John 5 win the ‘Best Guitarist’ award’ as well as Rob Zombie being crowned 2013’s ‘Golden God’ inductee. Here is Rob and John 5 perforning the CLASSIC Thunderkiss ’65 with fellow Mayhem Festival headliners Five Finger Death Punch.
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THE LORDS OF SALEM SOUNDTRACK REVIEW. SCORE INCLUDES ‘TRANSPARENT MELODIES THAT CHILL YOU WITH CINEMATIC POIGNANCY’.
Just over a month ago (April 19) The Lords of Salem, the latest movie from director/musician Rob Zombie, was released. And a few days before that, the soundtrack was released. It features a score by Rob’s right hand axe man John 5, and producer Griffin Boice, as well as the stellar selection of hand-picked tracks from artists such as The Velvet Underground, Rush and Rick James. Hard Rock Haven have submitted this 10 outta 10 review for the soundtrack. We thought we would share. (more…)
At last week’s Revolver Magazine Golden Gods awards in LA, Rob Zombie and his bandmates – Piggy D, John 5 and Ginger Fish – were interviewed on the ‘Black Carpet’ before the show started. Rob Zombie was honored with this years “Golden God” award while his guitarist John 5 won the Best Guitarist accolade.
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Must end May 31: ENTER the BOSS US contest to meet John 5 at the 2013 Mayhem Festival in San Bernardino, CA
BOSS US have come up with this FANTASTIC contest which will give ONE LUCKY John 5 fan a once in a lifetime experience to meet their idol at this years Mayhem Festival in San Bernardino, CA.
To enter the competition go here: http://www.facebook.com/
As you may remember John 5 is up for BEST GUITARIST at this year’s Revolver Magazine’s Golden Gods Awards on May 2nd at the Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. This was a people’s votes (a million times thank you for all your votes) and you will be able to see whether John 5 won that award LIVE (fingers crossed). For those of you who won’t be able to make the event you will be able to tune into a LIVE stream. The event also sees Rob Zombie pick up the ‘Golden God’ award.. To find out how you can watch and more about the event (more…)
John 5 will be joining the Junkman on KNAC this Monday 22 April a 4pm PST. John 5 will be talking about the new Rob Zombie album Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor which is out in the USA on April 23 (out today in the UK), as well as summer touring and more.
To find out more go to: http://www.knac.com/article.asp?ArticleID=9431
Dean Markley Strings, have set up a fantastic trivia quiz, which gives one lucky lucky fan a chance to win a John 5 Signature Telecaster (and ten runners up will win a box of 10 sets of Dean Markley Strings. John 5 recently signed with Dean Markley strings. To enter the competition go here: http://deanmarkley.com/john5/
Good luck! (Please note competition is bring run by Dean Markley Strings and not john-5.com so any questions need to be directed to Dean Markley – thank you)
Yes, yes, here it is, the video you’ve all been waiting for – Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown – the first single from the album Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor – out April 23. To watch the video (more…)
As many John 5 fans have been hearing today, John and his family suffered a terrible violation of home and property when their Los Angeles home was burglarized while out. A number of items have been stolen, many of why are rare, of invaluable sentiment and unique to John 5. As J5 remarked earlier today on his FB page; “Unfortunately our house was robbed today, we accidentally didn’t put the alarm on, so some assholes got lucky! Whoever did this will get caught hopefully one day!” We have details, including serial numbers were possible and a larger photo of some of the items that were taken. If you can help spread the word or look out in your local area, or dealers to anything that may come your way in your store, then please contact. To find out more about the items stolen please (more…)
Check out this interview from independent website Flashwounds, with John 5, where he talks about forthcoming albums, working with Rob Zombie and more, in a recent phone conversation.
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John 5 speaks to noisecreep about Scoring Rob Zombie’s ‘Lords of Salem’ Film, Working With Rod Stewart on His New Album
Noisecreep sat with John 5 recently to talk about a multitude of subjects, including scoring the forthcoming The Lords of Salem soundtrack for Rob Zombie, giving his time to the Rock Against MS benefit concert and working with Rod Stewart. To read the article (more…)
LA based, Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon, sat with John 5 at this weeks Mayhem Festival press conference, at The Whisky A-Go Go to talk about the forthcoming summer tour, the new Rob Zombie album and a subject close to his heart, the Rock Against MS Benefit Concert for his friend and publicist Nancy Sayle. To watch the video (more…)
John 5 has joined the Dean Markley family of artists. John will be using Dean Markley’s Nickel Steel Signature Series strings. The Nickel Steels are hand crafted in the USA with a unique core that adds more mass for greater sustain and has a core to wrap ratio that creates the playing, tone and durability preferred by professional guitarists. This best-selling design and commitment to quality has consistently generated accolades year after year, all around the world by dealers and distributors.
For more information on Dean Markley strings, please visit www.deanmarkley.com