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[Watch] On Tour Monthly chats with John 5

On Tour Monthly interviews John 5

In this video interview taken before Rob Zombies headlining appearance at this years Mayhem Festival in Dallas, TX, On Tour Monthly sits with John 5 to talk about the new Rob Zombie albumVenomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, Mayhem Festival, his friendship with Rob Zombie and and his favorite Mayhem moment.

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[WATCH] Hellhound Music interviews John 5 at Mayhem

Hellhound Music John 5

Another backstage interview for you to watch with John 5, from this years Mayhem 2013.  This time, Harley Hughes, from HellhoundMusic.com, chatted with John 5 when the tour made a stop in Burgettstown PA.

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Rock Solid Pressure John 5

John 5 will be making an appearance on on THE ROCK SOLID PRESSURE SHOW, tonight (7pm est), with J-Rock and Patty.  The interview was conducted backstage at this years Mayhem 2013 (along with fellow Rob Zombie alumni Piggy D).  If you’re listening online, go to LOCALIZEDMUSIC.net, PUREROCKRADIO.net, and more.. Or find out more from https://www.facebook.com/RockSolidPressureT

John 5 speaks to Chicago Now: ‘We love coming to Chicago because we always do our shopping at The Alley.’


This past weekend the Mayhem 2013 spectacular set up in Chicago for a kick-ass show.  Before John 5 took his place as right hand man of headline act Rob Zombie, he spoke with Chicago Now about the influences that helped him, family, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor and why the band love being in Chicago.

John 5 is currently on tour with Rob Zombie at the Mayhem Festival: john-5.com/main/tour/

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“I get up and I want to entertain people and I enjoy doing it.”

Christopher Jples photo John 5

Check out this interview with John 5 conducted by Christopher Joles (who took the incredible picture above) of mainemusicnews.com. In the interview, John 5 talks about Mayhem, Marilyn Manson, how he likes to treat others (with kindness) and much more.

John 5 is currently on tour with Rob Zombie at the Mayhem Festival: john-5.com/main/tour/

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[Watch] WUMF interviews John 5 in Maine at Mayhem 2013

John 5 interview

At a busy, and loud, backstage area, WUMF915 sat with John 5 just before he hit the stage in Maine, to chat about his career, drummers, solo work, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor and his pants.

The interviewer, Tyler, said of the meet “He was quite the chill dude and was is one of the best technical guitarists I (Tyler) have ever personally seen.”

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John 5 talks about his solo work: “I just do it for the love of guitar and having fun with it”

John 5 Rob Zombie interview

John 5 gives a very revealing interview to AbsolutePunk.net where he talks about why he makes his solo albums, working on The Lords of Salem score, helping legend Rod Stewart score his first UK number one in forever – and um, something about, um a live DVD from Rob Zombie!!!

John 5 is currently on tour with Rob Zombie at the Mayhem Festival: john-5.com/main/tour/

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[WATCH] John 5 interviewed at Mayhem 2013

John 5 interviewed at Mayhem

The Examiner sat down with John 5 during a break at the Mayhem Festival and conducted this video interview where they cover subjects such as “the new album “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor”, what John 5 does when he is not playing guitar, and who is more crazy, Rob Zombie or Marilyn Manson.”

John 5 is currently on tour with Rob Zombie at the Mayhem Festival: john-5.com/main/tour/

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[Watch] RockHardLive speaks to John 5 at Mayhem

John 5 Rock Hard Live video intervew

Mayhem 2013 is now well under way. After the first show, RockHardLive sat down for a video interview chat with John 5.  They spoke about the tour, his past work with Marilyn Manson and much much more.

For a full list of tour dates go to: john-5.com/main/tour/

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[LISTEN] John 5 talks to Metal Assault “I don’t take anything for granted”


A couple of weeks ago Metal Assault called John 5 up to speak about touring, working with other artists, what he likes to do on his downtime on tour, The Lords of Salem score and yes, a new solo album that he is working on in between rehearsals for Mayhem 2013.

Mayhem Festival tour with Rob Zombie, kicks off in San Bernardino on June 29th – you can see all dates here: TOUR DATES

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[Listen] John 5 talks to Hard Rock Haven about what Rob Zombie will bring to Mayhem this year


A nice little audio interview treat for John 5 fans.

Hard Rock Haven spoke to John recently about “a variety of topics including his solo music, the importance of time management, the best thing about being Rob Zombie’s guitarist and he discusses the meaning of the new Rob Zombie album title “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor”.

John 5 is due to go out on the road for Mayhem 2013 with Rob Zombie at the end of June.  For all tour dates: john-5.com/main/tour

To listen to the interview in full go to: hardrockhaven.net/online/2013/06/john-5-audio-interview/

John 5: ‘”I think I would go crazy if I couldn’t play music. It is so rewarding when someone tells you that they relate to my music.”‘


Mayhem 2013 starts at the end of June, and John 5 has been busy rehearsing with his Rob Zombie bandmates to bring one of the best live shows out there back onto the festival stage. He speaks with Helen M. Orcutt of Tulsa Concert Photography Examiner about playing music, working with RZ on The Lords of Salem score and what he is looking forward to when he hits the road.

You can find out more about forthcoming tour dates by going here: john-5.com/main/tour/

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John 5 talks to PGHMUSICMAG About Rockstar Mayhem Festival & Much More!


Pittsburgh Music Magazine have conducted an audio interview with John 5. Taking time from the pre-Mayhem production work in L.A. John 5 talks about the experience of the Rockstar Mayhem Festival and what Rob Zombie and company have in store, winning the best guitarist award at The Revolver Golden God Awards, the new Rob Zombie LP Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, having some guitars and personal items stolen from his home, solo work, and working with David Lee Roth.

To listen to the interview in full go to: pittsburghmusicmagazine.com/2013/05/30/john-5-of-rob-zombie-talks



A little gem for anyone that missed last months Golden Gods, which John 5 win the ‘Best Guitarist’ award’ as well as Rob Zombie being crowned 2013’s ‘Golden God’ inductee.  Here is Rob and John 5 perforning the CLASSIC Thunderkiss ’65 with fellow Mayhem Festival headliners Five Finger Death Punch.

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Must end May 31: ENTER the BOSS US contest to meet John 5 at the 2013 Mayhem Festival in San Bernardino, CA


BOSS US have come up with this FANTASTIC contest which will give ONE LUCKY John 5 fan a once in a lifetime experience to meet their idol at this years Mayhem Festival in San Bernardino, CA.

To enter the competition go here: http://www.facebook.com/BOSSUS and follow the instructions. (Please note the competition is being run by Boss US, therefore any questions about the competition must go to them). GOOD LUCK!

WATCH: JOHN 5 Talks ‘Rock Against MS’ Benefit Concert, ‘Rockstar Energy Mayhem


LA based, Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon, sat with John 5 at this weeks Mayhem Festival press conference, at The Whisky A-Go Go to talk about the forthcoming summer tour, the new Rob Zombie album and a subject close to his heart, the Rock Against MS Benefit Concert for his friend and publicist Nancy Sayle.  To watch the video  (more…)

Rob Zombie to feature on the 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival main stage


The 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival lineup this year features Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon and Amon Amarth on the main stage

The Festival area will showcase  Machine Head, Children Of Bodom, Behemoth, Job For A Cowboy, Emmure, Born Of Osiris, Motionless In White, Butcher Babies, Battlecross, Huntress, Thrown Into Exile and City In The Sea.  (more…)