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[WATCH] John 5 discovers the Fender Troublemaker Tele in their blindfold test!

John 5 Troublemaker Telecaster Fender

From Fender:

We blindfolded John 5 and had him try to guess what guitar he was playing.

Check out what he thinks about the brand new Trouble Maker Telecaster – part of 2018’s Parallel Universe Series.

Learn more about the Parallel Universe Series here: fender.com/articles/gear/closeup-check-out-fenders-new-parallel-universe-collection


John 5 speaks to Loudwire’s Gear Factor about his signature Fender Telecaster

From Loudwire:

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been a Fender connoisseur,” John 5 raves, in an interview with Gear Factor host Squiggy, while discussing his signature Fender Telecaster. “And to have my name associated with greatness like that, it’s amazing. I couldn’t be more proud of anything.”

He pauses for a moment and self-corrects: “My children, and then being associated with Fender. In that order!

Read the article in full here: loudwire.com/john-5-signature-fender-telecaster/ and watch the interview above.


John 5 in July’s Guitar Tricks Insider

John 5 Guitar Tricks Insider interview July 2017

John 5 Guitar Tricks Insider interview July 2017

John 5 is featured in the latest (July/August) edition of Guitar Tricks Insider magazine.

In the interview, John 5 talks about his love of Hee Haw, how it influenced him and how it helped him with the love of the Telecaster.

You can read the interview in the magazines’ digital edition right now by going here: http://joom.ag/HmXL/p14


[Watch] John 5 talks to GuitarGuitar

John 5 GuitarGuitar interview

From GuitarGuitar:

We were recently lucky enough to spend a little time backstage in Rob Zombie’s dressing room with the Legendary John 5 ahead of their performance at the O2 Academy.

As we sat and chatted, we covered a lot of topics ranging from memorable festival experiences to the power of the telecaster, Glasgow’s International cuisine and why you must absolutely always play guitar no matter what! John was very easy company and a fantastic man to talk to: his experience in the industry has given him a wealth of experience and he was happy to share!”


[Interview] John 5 talks to TV of The Lost

TV of the Lost John 5 Interview

Check out this great interview with John 5 while he was in Germany for his recent John 5 and The Creatures tour. In this Eye To Eye interview with TV of the Lost, John 5 talks about song writing, reminisces about touring in Germany with previous groups, and much more.

Enjoy!


[Interview] John 5 Talks Playing Guitar at Home

John 5 Guitar World William Baeck

John 5 Guitar World William Baeck

During the recent John 5 and The Creatures shows across Europe, Guitar World sat down with John 5 to chat about his instrument choices for home use, what he looks for when he goes into a guitar shop, and he also talks about some of the guitars in his Telecaster collection – plus much more.

To read the interview, please go here: guitarworld.com/artist-interviews/john-5-talks-playing-guitar-home


J5: “when I get up on stage, I want to entertain the people. I really want to give them a show”

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John t

During the recent break for the Return of the Dreads tour, John 5 spoke to Korea Guitar about the new Rob Zombie album The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser, about working with KISS legend Ace Frehley, how he came up with his signature make-up look and why he chooses Telecaster as he his axe weapon of choice.

To read the interview in full, go here: koreaguitar1.wordpress.com/john-5-interview/


[Watch] FRET12 conducts a special ‘artist connect’ interview with John 5

John 5 Fret12

John 5 Fret12

Check out this interview from Fret12 with John 5 as he discusses his career to date, how he got started, his big break and more.

To watch the interview in full, and find out how to connect with more John 5 photos and videos, click >>>  (more…)


J5 shares his ‘Shreddin’ Surprises’ with Guitar.com

John 5 Doghouse Studios

A few weeks ago, before the John 5 and The Creatures streaming show, John 5 sat down for a long chat with Adam St. James of Guitar.com.  In this interview, they cover subjects such as John 5’s first meeting with Lynyrd Skynyrd, how he went from session to being the right hand axe man for acts such as Marilyn Manson and much more more.

Enjoy excerpts from the interview and follow links to the full chat, by clicking >>  (more…)


[Watch] John 5; “Why I swear by Telecasters” – plus a chance to win a signed Gold Squier

John 5 zZounds

John 5 sat down with zZounds.com to discuss his musical upbringing, experience scoring Rob Zombie’s The Lords of Salem and upcoming movie 31, and why he swears by Fender Telecasters.

zZounds are also giving you a chance to win a copy of John 5’s Gold Squier Telecaster SIGNED by the man himself, and two TERRIFYING DVD’s, here: http://www.zzounds.com/lp/john-5-interview – official rules here (Winners will be chosen at random from all entries received by Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. Central) – Please note; contest being run by zZounds so please enable any questions to them.

To watch the interview, click >>>  (more…)


J5 Shows Off His Telecaster Collection to Guitar World

Photo by Esteban Cortina

John 5 will feature in the October issue of Guitar World Magazine, as he shows off his vast Telecaster collection and speaks about his latest album ‘Careful With That Axe’.

In the extract from Guitar World (see here), John speaks about how it all started for him; “It all starts when you get your first guitar for Christmas or your birthday,” John 5 explains. “You never know what that guitar is going to bring you. Is it going to bring you happiness or sadness, fortune or poverty?”

To get your copy, go here: http://guitarworld.myshopify.com/guitar-world-october-14-stevie-ray-vaughan

Photo by Esteban Cortina


The ALL NEW John 5 Frost Gold Squier OUT NOW

John 5 Squier Gold

For a number of months now, John 5 has teased the fans with the announcement that Fender would be following up their release of the John 5 Telecaster Squier model, with a replica of his favorite “Mistress” (as John’s wife affectionatley calls the guitar) – the John 5 Frost Gold. Now Fender/Squier have released the model and you can get your hands on it today!

Watch John 5 introduce the Frost Gold, find out how to buy, and look out for full specs coming to the Gear page over the weekend


John 5 centrefold in Guitar World magazine

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Check out the centrefold in the latest issue of Guitar World magazine.  This fantastic shot of John 5 with his stunning collection of Telecasters, was taken by Art of Malice and The Castle photographer, Ray Gutierrez (StrangeBeautifulArt).

You can see the full image in the Pro Shots Gallery


John 5 pops into Fender for a new guitar

Fender’s Front Row blog reported at the weekend that now back home, John 5 popped into their Burbank Fender Showcase store to pick up a new guitar for his Tele collection:

From Fender Front Row: http://www.fender.com/blog/john-5-adds-to-his-already-enormous-tele-collection/

John 5 owns a Fender Telecaster from almost every year and since we’re celebrating our 60th anniversary of the Tele, that’s obviously quite a large collection. As he’s always telling us, owning Telecasters is “an obsession,” (more…)


Celebrating 60 years of the Fender Telecaster

John 5 joins a host of other musicians to celebrate 60 years of the iconic Fender Telecaster.  The video from Fendermusical features a host of names including Jeff Beck, Vince Gill Keith Urban Mick Jones and John 5 as they discuss why the Telecaster has reigned supreme.

See more celebrations by going to fender.com