John 5 pays tribute to his friend and greatest influence, Eddie Van Halen, with this previous unreleased footage from ‘Live Invasion’, featuring Michael Anthony, Corey Taylor and Fred Coury.
From Monkees to Metallica, John 5 shares with Revolver Mag, stories behind the records that shaped his life.
John 5 shares the ten albums that changed his life
John 5 shares with Classic Rock Magazine the guitar albums that influenced, inspired and moved him.
On his upcoming album, God Told Me To, guitarist John 5 covers Michael Jackson’s Beat It – and does a spot-on rendition of Eddie Van Halen’s famous solo. “It’s one of the most incredible leads ever,” he admits. “For me to play it any other way would have been wrong somehow. A solo like that, you have to do it perfectly.”