John 5 To Release New Album “Invasion”, Announces North American Tour

John 5 (Rob Zombie, etc.) has revealed that he will be releasing a new album titled “Invasion“ in 2019. The first single will be a “Scooby-Doo!”-inspired track called “Zoinks!” and a video for it will debut on January 1. The clip was directed by Matt Zane and it will feature animation from Brett Broggs (“Frozen”, “Wreck-It Ralph”, etc.) and voice acting from Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe, etc.), Susan Olsen (“The Brady Bunch”, etc.) and Fred Coury. In other news, John 5 has also announced a tour with Jared Nichols James.

Tour Dates:

02/23 Las Vegas, NV – Count’s Vamp’d
02/24 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
02/26 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
03/01 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s
03/02 San Antonio, TX – Rock Box
03/03 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
03/05 Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live
03/06 Dallas, TX – Trees
03/07 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th Street
03/09 Indianapolis, IN – HiFi
03/10 Akron, OH – Empire Concert Club
03/12 Sellersville, PA – Sellersville Theater
03/13 New York, NY – Iridium
03/14 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
03/15 Teaneck, NJ – Debonair Music Hall
03/16 Hampton Beach, NH – Wally’s
03/18 New Bedford, MA – Vault at Greasy Luck
03/20 Quebec City, QC – L’Anti Bar & Spectacles
03/21 Montreal, QC – Piranha
03/22 Ottawa, ON – The Brass Monkey
03/23 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
03/24 London, ON – Rum Runners
03/26 Thunder Bay, ON – Crocks
03/27 Winnipeg, MB – Pyramids
03/28 Regina, SK – The Exchange
03/29 Calgary, AB – Dickens
03/30 Edmonton, AB – Starlite
03/31 Vancouver, BC -The Rickshaw Theater
04/02 Seattle, WA – Crocodile Cafe
04/03 Portland, OR – Dantes
04/05 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
04/06 Los Angeles, CA – The Whisky

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John 5 To Guest At Gene Simmons’ “Vault” Event In Las Vegas

John 5 (Rob Zombie, etc.) has announced that he will be one of the guests at Gene Simmons’ (KISS) “Vault” event at Kiss By Monster Mini Golf in Las Vegas, NV on December 2. He posted the following:

Is Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe) Playing Bass On John 5’s Upcoming Tour?

It looks like Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe) may be playing bass on John 5’s (Rob Zombie) upcoming U.S. tour. John 5 shared pictures of some new tour shirts on Instagram and Sixx commented on the post saying: “Better bring some snow boots. Gonna be a great tour. I’m excited to play bass on this.” Sixx previously joined John 5 And The Creatures onstage at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California back in April for a performance of Mötley Crüe’s “Shout At The Devil.”

Tour Dates:

10/31 Harrison, OH – The Blue Room
11/01 Joliet, IL – The Forge
11/02 Traverse City, MI – Ground Zero
11/03 Flint, MI – Machine Shop
11/04 Pittsburgh, PA – Jergels
11/06 Chattanooga, TN – Songbirds
11/07 Atlanta, GA – Smith’s Old Bar
11/08 Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall
11/09 Angola, IN – The Eclectic Room
11/10 Racine, WI – Route 20 Outhouse
11/11 Iowa City, IA – Wildwood Saloon
11/13 Colorado Springs, CO – Sunshine Theater
11/14 Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater
11/15 Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
11/17 Anaheim, CA – Designer Con

[via Loudwire]

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

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.