Listen to John 5 on Greg Koch’s “Chewing The Gristle” podcast

John 5 was a recent guest on Greg Koch’s “Chewing The Gristle” podcast. They discuss John’s career journey, his gear and so much more!

From Chewing the Gristle:

John 5 has been the go-to guitarist for an incredibly varied list of people you know (Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, David Lee Roth, Avril Lavigne, Rob Halford, k.d. lang, Garbage, Meat Loaf, Scorpions, Ozzy Osbourne, Slash, and even Lynyrd Skynyrd). Greg and John get into his journey and his gear!

2:23 – Ahhh the sweet, sweet solace of the guitar
4:21 – Growing up in Michigan, playing dive bars, the grace of his parent’s support, and staying clean while hoofing it broke it Hollywood
14:13 – TELECASTERS!!!! – An homage to SRV and Jimi Hendrix, John’s Fender endorsement, his favorite Tele, and thought on amps
37:50 – The John 5 signature Telecaster
42:37 – John’s first professional gig with KD Lang
45:30 – John’s look, and how it came to be
50:02 – John’s Instagram success and performance hilarity
51:51 – John during COVID times, his new album, and the joys of touring

Total Length: 65:42