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John 5 to Revolver Mag about Hendrix: “I…devoted my life to learning his catalog.”

Revolver spoke to John 5 about his devotion to the legendary Jimi Hendrix

From Revolver Mag:

Jimi Hendrix may have released just three studio albums before his untimely death on September 18th, 1970 — Are You ExperiencedAxis: Bold as Love and Electric Ladyland — but it’s impossible to overstate the guitarist’s impact on popular heavy music. His otherworldly musical alchemy broke boundaries and inspired generations of musicians — everyone from Kirk Hammett and Mark Morton to Zakk Wylde and Lemmy Kilmister have sung his praises.

Virtuoso guitarist and Rob Zombie collaborator John 5 counts himself among these Hendrix acolytes. We talked to John 5 about the mind-blowing moment he discovered the late guitarist, how Hendrix impacted his creative development and why he still listens to one of the guitarist’s first there records at least once a month.

Revolver | JOHN 5 ON JIMI HENDRIX: “I DEVOTED MY LIFE TO LEARNING HIS CATALOG” | 13 November, 2020

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