Tag Archives: John 5

Live Gig Review: Another Triple-Shock Creepshow from John 5 at the Gramercy Theatre on 2/15/24

Posted by on February 24, 2024

  Another Thursday night, another big evening in New York at the Gramercy Theatre for a night of thrills, chills, and unexpected musical surprises presented by John 5. First up was indulging in a beast of an Eastsider burger at my favorite East Village eatery, Paul’s Da Burger Joint. When it got closer to show […]

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Concert Calendar (2/12-2/18): ‘eavy February. John 5, Municipal Waste, & more

Posted by on February 12, 2024

  ‘sup, ya’ll?! While looking ahead into February’s gig avalanche in preparation of fleshing out this always clutch concert calendar I am surprised to realize that we’re about half-way (holy fuck!) through this month. But hey, leave it to the first stacked week of 2024, to drop the ultimate anti-Valentine’s Day anvil on your skull. […]

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Marty Friedman updates on upcoming solo album; joins select dates for John 5’s 2024 Winter Tour

Posted by on December 13, 2023

  While the dates remain the same, John 5 has announced Marty Friedman will join him on the trek for dates Feb 21-28, 2024 and The Liliac Band will appear on Feb 1-7th.     John 5 shared the following: “Hey everyone, the tour is under two months away and I am excited to announce that […]

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ICYMI: John 5 announce winter 2024 tour

Posted by on August 18, 2023

  In case you missed it, John 5 will hit the road early next year! The trek kicks off on January 26, 2024, in Santa Ana, CA, and will run through March 1 in San Diego, CA.   Tour Dates: 01/26 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory w/Jared James Nichols 01/27 Los Angeles, CA @ […]

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John 5 joins Mötley Crüe!

Posted by on October 27, 2022

  While rumors and speculations have spread since John 5 didn’t appear to share the stage with Rob Zombie, Mötley Crüe has officially confirmed the guitarist will replace Mick Mars on the road. Mars recently announced his retirement from touring but wished the band to carry through with their global touring plans. The former Marilyn […]

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Live Gig Review: Zoinks! A creepy evening with John 5 at the Iridium on 6/11/22

Posted by on June 20, 2022

  It was no regular Saturday the eleventh in Manhattan inside the house that Les built, a two-night takeover of thrills and chills. An evening of unexpected musical surprises presented by John 5. My Saturday started like any other, anytime there is a post-work gig. When it seemed time was short, I came in clutch […]

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Daily lineup for 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival revealed; more TBA

Posted by on June 13, 2022

  Virginia’s Blue Ridge Rock Festival’s journey this year has been exciting. The festival revealed its change in management after last year’s show. Soon after came the announcement of an upgrade in the venue, moving to the Virginia International Raceway, which are very familiar with dealing with the high volume of fans expected for a […]

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Concert Calendar (6/6-6/12) | Who Is This That Performs Before Us? Pentagram, John 5, & more

Posted by on June 6, 2022

  Where do I begin? Oh yes. Hey, we’re in June now (don’t forget the sunscreen), which means the summer concert season has officially started. Before summer officially begins, go out and enjoy the season of hopefully not paying a lot of money to see many good shows outside these next few months (they’re going […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/11: Rammstein making time for charts

Posted by on May 25, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 29th releases.   Notable Debuts: Rammstein, Zeit (Universal) Debut #4 17,000 sold The always entertaining German unit drop their eighth studio record. Written and recorded during the lockdown in […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/13: Unlimited Love for Charts

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 1st releases.   Notable Debuts: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love (Warner) Debut #1 82,525 sold Red Hot Chili Peppers and former guitarist, John Frusciante, reunite for their twelfth […]

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