Backstageaxxess caught up with John 5 recently in the midst of his solo tour, to discuss his latest album, his solo tour, The Creatures, the release of his upcoming album with Rob Zombie and the selling off his KISS poster collection.
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In this interview with 100 Percent Rock, John 5 speaks about his solo tours, what are the accomplishments of his career, what home comforts he has taken on the road, and much more.
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Fresh from his recent recording of That Metal Show (to air Sat. 5 March on VH1 Classic at 9/8C), Hardrock Haven spoke with John 5. In the chat 5 discusses Careful with that Axe, what fans can expect from the solo live shows, what he thinks of the new Rob Zombie live record Spookshow International Live, and gives an update on the new Zombie album.
To listen, click: hardrockhaven.net/2015/03/interview-john-5/
Check out this fantastic spread from online music magazine, Mayhem Music Magazine.
John 5 is not just the featured front cover artist, but is part of a MASSIVE interview for the magazine, in which they speak about John 5 and The Creatures – his first ever solo tour – his love of music and the dedication it has taken to get to the stage in his career where he is at.
To read the magazine,, just go here: http://www.mayhemmusicmagazine.com
Last week John 5 and The Creatures stopped at 210 Kapones for the latest date of their February/March shows. Our friends at axs.com were there and noted that “For a guy who didn’t sing a single word during his hour-long set, John 5’s hands performed all the verbalization necessary Tuesday night at 210 Kapone’s.”
Read more of this review and find out how to see some amazing images from the night, by clicking >>>
Another fantastic review for John 5 and The Creatures, as 95.5 KLOS/Tour Bus Live took in the show at The Coach House in San Capistrano a few days ago.
Speaking of the show, they say of 5 “He’s a true virtuoso. In another era, he’d probably have been a solo violinist playing some composer’s masterpiece at some powerful King’s court.”
There’s also some pretty cool feedback on The Creatures drummer Rodger Carter and bassist, Ian Ross.
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John 5 and The Creatures played recently at Click’s Live, in Tyler TX.
On Tour Monthly were there to watch the show and gave a blistering hot review. Commenting on the show OTM write about John 5; “The absolute mastery of his instruments made the evening a success for both the audience that came to watch the virtuoso, and the maestro, who wielded the axe like no one I have seen in quite some time”
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Join Diamond-Dave Castagno this Wednesday (18 Feb) at 4:00 pm PT on RadioScreamer for an exclusive interview with guitarist extraordinaire JOHN 5 (David Lee Roth, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson). So come hang out with us and find out what makes this man tick, it’ll be a blast! And if you can’t listen live, no worries, each one of our shows is available on-demand in our archives section, so you can listen to RadioScreamer anytime you want 24/7 on your computer or smart phone.
Go to RadioScreamer to listen!
Our friends at Music Junkie Press sat down with John 5 before his sold out show at The DNA Lounge in San Francisco for an interview where they talk about the tour, how it came about, meeting fans on the meet and greet and much more.
Music Junkie Press review the show as “a flawless, awe inspiring and jaw dropping instrumental performance. His set which was rich in diversity and included all types of his playing; shred, fast and furious riffs, thrash, metal, sweep picking, teeth plucking and everything in between.”
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Last weekend, John 5 appeared on Jim Louvau’s ‘The Louvau Show’, on 93.9FM KWSS.
If you missed the show on February 1st, you can now listen to the online stream.
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John 5 will be helping Kirk “Von” Hammett out at this years “Fear FestEvil“, as a panel participant. The event, which takes place in San Jose on April 10 – 12, sees Hammett share his passion for horror – a passion that has ‘spawned a legendary collection of horror memorabilia‘ – with likeminded fans, in a celebration of all things horror.
John 5, as well as bring a panel participant, will be available, with Kirk and Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, for signings on the Saturday and Sunday (for those with VIP Tickets). 5 is a lifelong fan of the classic Universal monster series – a passion that has himself seen the acquisition of a series of custom Tele paint-jobs by Jason Oberley.
To find out more about the event go to: www.fearfestevil.com/
To get tickets (and VIP will go fast!), go to: ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=5588465&pl
The John 5 and The Creatures tour GROWS! John 5 has now added a March 4th date at the The Gramercy Theatre in New York, to the list of shows.
Tickets are available from here: concerts.livenation.com/event/00004E37E09E85E6? and are available for purchase from January 30 at 10:00 EST.
John 5 will be recording for a new live album, at The Coach House in San Juan, Capistrano, CA on Feb 12th 2015. YOU could be a part of this special event!!. Tickets are on sale now from ticket web:
Hello folks, happy new year.
Just a quick update to let you know there has been a change to the venue for the 18 Feb Austin leg of the John 5 and The Creatures tour.
New venue is Red 7 in Austin – more info can be found at the tour page
Careful with that Axe is arriving on CD! Available to order Black Friday, 28th November. Exclusive to the John-5.com/store.
You can order signed or unsigned editions. CD’s shipping out in the first week of December all over the world.
A few weeks ago, before the John 5 and The Creatures streaming show, John 5 sat down for a long chat with Adam St. James of Guitar.com. In this interview, they cover subjects such as John 5’s first meeting with Lynyrd Skynyrd, how he went from session to being the right hand axe man for acts such as Marilyn Manson and much more more.
Enjoy excerpts from the interview and follow links to the full chat, by clicking >> (more…)
So what did you think to the John 5 and the Creatures streaming shows? Did you have fun? Great day – share your thoughts – already seeing great feedback on Facebook and Twitter – thank you!
Thanks to all involved including Chris Broderick Rodger Carter, Larry Dennison, Nineteen76-Designs, Fender Guitar, BOSS U.S., Dean Markley Strings, StageIt, and Livecast
While out in Phoenix for the opening night of Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare, John 5 set aside some time to chat to the guys at Flash Wounds. He talks about his pay per view streaming show John 5 and The Creatures, gives his thoughts on the next Zombie records and reveals what he likes to watch before he goes to sleep.
To get your tickets for John 5 and the Creatures, go here: http://bit.ly/
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J5 talks to Guitar & Bass: “I try to play a lot of different styles and have a unique approach to the guitar”
Check out this career encompassing interview with John 5 by our friends at Guitar and Bass. John chats about working with Dave Lee Roth, Manson, and Zombie, as well as what drives him to create solo albums and more about his pay per view streaming show “John 5 and The Creatures“.
Tickets are still available for the pay per view, here: http://bit.ly/
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A few days ago at the Monster Aftershock show, Rock Hard Live caught up with John 5 for an interview in the sun, to chat about his streaming pay per view ever “John 5 and the Creatures” as well as what he will be doing over the next few months (including finishing the next Rob Zombie record and working on the score to Zombie’s next film “31“)
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