John 5

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By Greg Koch. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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


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