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December 2014

John 5

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Top 5 Rig Rundowns of 2013

January 1, 2014
Check out the most popular and talked about RRs from the last year.
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Rig Rundown: John 5

December 6, 2013
While on tour with Rob Zombie, Mr. 5 shows us his bevy of hot-rod Teles, including a "lava lamp" model and another inspired by Hee Haw legend Buck Owens.
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Interview: John 5 on "God Told Me To"

April 18, 2012
The metal-meets-chicken''-pickin'' veteran discusses his new Spanish-influenced half-acoustic solo album and we try to get him to buy Eddie Van Halen''s guitar.
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NAMM '12 - Red Monkey Straps John 5 Interview

February 9, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where she visits the Red Monkey Straps booth. In this segment, we get an interview with Red Monkey founder Torry Pendergrass and Red Monkey endorsee John 5 (Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson).
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GALLERY: Pro Pedalboards Volume I

November 6, 2010
A look at pedalboards used onstage by Deftones, Alice in Chains, Dave Matthews Band, 311, Joe Bonamassa, Eric Johnson, and many more
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Rig Rundown - Rob Zombie's John 5

December 4, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Milwaukee, WI, on 11/19/09 during the Rob Zombie '09 tour where she caught up with guitarist and tele wizard, John 5.

In this segment, John 5 walks us through his current live rig used for the current tour, including his plethora of Fender Custom Shop teles and siganture models, which all feature Dimarzio pickups or a Twisted Tele for the neck spot. He rocks a MINIMAL pedalboard (3 pedals and a wah!) and runs all that through various Marshall heads.

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The Devil Knows My Name: An Interview with John 5

July 10, 2008
With the release of his latest album, Requiem, John 5 has been a busy man. Between touring with Rob Zombie and playing clinics for Guitar Centers around the country,
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