5 speaks to The Rock Pit: “It’s from the heart and I think people understand that.”

John 5 chats to The Rock Pit ahead of April’s shows in Australia.

In April 2020, John 5 and The Creatures will be heading to Australia for the first time to unleash their “Invasion” album. Ahead of the show, John spoke to about his excitement of visiting ‘down under’, what fans can expect from the show – which will include recording for his future “Live Invasion” album – why he uses YouTube to promote videos and much more.


John 5 is one of the most influential guitarists of our generation. Best known for his time in Marilyn Manson and as the current guitarist for Rob Zombie, John 5 has been a guitar player for some of the biggest headlining rock bands in the world as well as playing session with Paul Stanley, Rod Stewart, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. Now John 5 is heading to Australia, for his first ever solo shows here, to shred our nation to pieces thanks to Silverback Touring. We caught up with John 5 himself to discuss the shows, his latest album and how he got into music.

The Rock Pit – January 2020