John 5 Announces Fall Dates With Wednesday 13 & Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue

John 5 has announced some fall dates with Wednesday 13 and Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue. Here’s the dates:

10/31 Harrison, OH – The Blue Note
11/01 Joliet, IL – The Forge
11/02 Traverse City, MI – Ground Zero
11/03 Flint, MI – Machine Shop
11/04 Pittsburgh, PA – Jergels

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John 5 Joined Onstage By Sebastian Bach & Stephen Pearcy At Ventura, CA Show

During John 5’s (Rob Zombie, ex-Marilyn Manson) April 11 show at Discovery Ventura in Ventura, California, the guitarist was joined onstage by Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row) for covers of KISS’ “Parasite” and Mötley Crüe’s “Shout At The Devil”, and Stephen Pearcy (Ratt) for a cover of Van Halen’s “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love.” You can see some footage from the show below:

John 5 Joined Onstage By Nikki Sixx, Scott Ian, Ace Frehley, Etc. At West Hollywood, CA Show

During John 5’s (Rob Zombie, ex-Marilyn Manson) April 6 show at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, the guitarist was joined onstage by multiple special guests. They included Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe, Sixx:A.M.), Scott Ian (Anthrax), and Pearl Aday who played a cover of Mötley Crüe’s “Shout At The Devil” and original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley, who performed KISS’ “Parasite” and “Shock Me.” Matt Starr (Mr. Big, Ace Frehley) and Dug Pinnick (King’s X) also sang backing vocals on “Shock Me” as well. Furthermore, John 5 and Frehley even had a guitar battle against each other. Some footage from the concert is available below:

John 5 To Be Joined By Ace Frehley At April West Hollywood, CA Show

It looks like Ace Frehley (ex-KISS) will be joining John 5 (Rob Zombie. ex-Marilyn Manson) onstage during his April 6 show at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. This news comes after it was previously confirmed that Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe, Sixx:A.M.), Scott Ian (Anthrax), and Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row) would be performing at the concert as well.

John 5 To Be Joined By Special Guests Nikki Sixx, Scott Ian, & Sebastian Bach At Upcoming Show In West Hollywood, CA

It looks like Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe, Sixx:A.M.), Scott Ian (Anthrax), and Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row) will be joining John 5 (Rob Zombie. ex-Marilyn Manson) onstage during his April 6 show at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. John 5 told the “Iron City Rocks” podcast the following:

“I’m having a very, very, very special show at the Whisky A Go Go. Oh my God! This is gonna be insane. With some special guest stars… I guess I can talk about it. I’m gonna have Nikki Sixx, and we’re gonna play ‘Shout At The Devil’. I’m gonna have Nikki Sixx come up. Scott Ian’s gonna play guitar with us, and Sebastian Bach is gonna sing. And it is gonna be a night to remember, that’s for sure… You’re the first person I told about this, so it’s pretty neat.”

Bach also commented on Facebook:

“See you April 6 at the Whisky w John 5, Nikki Sixx, and Scott Ian! Also get ready for NEW STUDIO RECORD featuring John 5 on 2 songs! So far! Our 3rd collaboration in a row. I can’t wait to get the new album out!!”

[via Blabbermouth]

John 5 To Release “It’s Alive!” Live Album In January, Announces 2018 Tour

John 5, along with his band The Creatures, will release a new live album titled “It’s Alive!” on January 25. Preorders can be found HERE.

“It’s Alive!” Track Listing:

01. “Guitars, Tits And Monsters”
02. “Flight Of The Vulcan Kelly”
03. “Six Hundred And Sixty Six Pickers In Hell, CA”
04. “Here’s To The Crazy Ones”
05. “This Is My Rifle”
06. “Jiffy Jam”
07. “Hell Haw”
08. “Season Of The Witch”
09. “The Nightmare Unravels”
10. “Portrait Of Sydney Sloan”
11. “Triple D”
12. “Black Grass Plague”
13. “Behind The Nut Love”
14. “Making Monsters”
15. “Beat It”
16. “Now Fear This”
17. “Medley”

In other news, John 5 has also announced a U.S. tour:

02/01 Orlando, FL – The Social
02/02 Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
02/03 Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn
02/05 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
02/06 Greensboro, NC – Blind Tiger
02/07 Virginia Beach, VA – Shaka’s
02/08 Richmond, VA – Broadberry
02/09 College Park, MD – Milkboy
02/10 Sellersville, PA – Sellersville Theater
02/11 Stanhope, NJ – Stanhope Theater
02/12 New York, NY – Highline Ballroom
02/13 Boston, MA – Middle East
02/14 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon
02/15 Pittsburgh, PA – Hard Rock
02/16 Cleveland, OH – Beachland
02/17 Westland, MI – Token Lounge
02/18 Chicago, IL – Reggies
02/20 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
02/21 Indianapolis, IN – Vogue
02/22 Newport, KY – Southgate House
02/23 Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall
02/24 Chattanooga, TN – Songbirds
03/29 San Antonio, TX – Rock Box
03/30 Dallas, TX – Trees
03/31 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
04/02 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
04/03 Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole
04/04 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
04/05 San Diego, CA – Brick x Brick
04/06 Los Angeles, CA – Whiskey
04/07 Las Vegas, NV – Vamp’d
04/08 Fullerton, CA – SlideBar
04/12 San Jose, CA – Ritz
04/13 San Francisco, CA – DNA Lounge
04/14 Fresno, CA – Full Circle Brewery
04/15 Sacramento, CA – Harlows
04/17 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
04/18 Boise, ID – Neurolux
04/20 Portland, OR – Rock Hard PDX
04/21 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Guitar Festival