From Revolver Mag:
Jimi Hendrix may have released just three studio albums before his untimely death on September 18th, 1970 — Are You Experienced, Axis: 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.Revolver | JOHN 5 ON JIMI HENDRIX: “I DEVOTED MY LIFE TO LEARNING HIS CATALOG” | 13 November, 2020
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.