John 5, virtuoso guitarist, and the man immortalized by fellow guitar legend, Slash, as “hands-down one of the most mind-blowing guitarists around’, takes center stage here today on this latest installment of the Kenny Aronoff Sessions. Throughout this thoroughly engaging conversation, John shares his profound connection with his guitar, Goldie, as well as his extraordinary journey from a young music enthusiast to a versatile session musician and member of such iconic bands as Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, and Motley Crue.Together, he and Kenny delve into themes of musical genius, relentless pursuit of excellence, and seizing life’s opportunities as they present themselves.
Recounting memorable tales from their illustrious careers, our duo offers invaluable insights into finding and pursuing one’s true purpose, the simplicity of excellence, resilience in the face of challenges, and the impact of teamwork and inspiration in music. They also touch upon the camaraderie, loyalty, and professionalism required to thrive in iconic bands and share personal experiences of departing from successful groups, underlining the importance of communication during transitions. Join Kenny and John here today as they shed light on the power of friendship in the music industry, the life and challenges of iconic musicians, and the pure motivation found in performing for the joy of fans.John 5 | #019 The Kenny Aronoff Sessions