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Below is our complete John 5 news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

John 5 & The Creatures Announces U.S. Shows

John 5 & The Creatures will embark on a string of dates in 2015 in support of "Careful With That Axe" starting Sunday, February 8th in Ramona CA.

The play list will not only have several songs from the new album, but the band will also play stracks from each of John 5’s solo albums that have never before been heard live in concert.

John 5 & The Creatures consist of John 5 (guitar), Ian Ross (bass) and Rodger Carter (drums). Tour dates are as follows:

SUN 02/08 Ramona, CA Ramona Mainstage
TUES 02/10 San Francisco, CA DNA Lounge
WED 02/11 Los Angeles, CA The Whiskey A Go-Go
FRI 02/13 Las Vegas, NV VAMP’D
SAT 02/14 Tempe, AZ Pub Rock
TUES 02/24 San Antonio, TX Capone’s
WED 02/25 Dallas, TX Tree’s

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John 5 Has Equipment Stolen

John 5 has posted the following message online via his official website about having equipment stolen from his home:

"As many John 5 fans have been hearing today, John and his family suffered a terrible violation of home and property when they were burglarized while out. A number of items have been stolen, many of why are rare, of invaluable sentiment and unique to John 5.

"Unfortunately our house was robbed today, we accidentally didn’t put the alarm on, so some assholes got lucky! Whoever did this will get caught hopefully one day! We have details, including serial numbers were possible and a larger photo of some of the items that were taken. If you can help spread the word or look out in your local area, or dealers to anything that may come your way in your store, then please contact. Items stolen: More...

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John 5 Posts In-Studio Footage

John 5 and MetalInjection.net are pleased to unveil an exclusive new in-studio clip cut from John 5’s upcoming CD/DVD, "God Told Me To."

The clip, available below, shows John in the studio playing a new track, "Welcome to Violence," and showcases his unique ability and skill with his instrument that is proven time and time again throughout the new album. "God Told Me To" will be released through Rocket Science Ventures and Sony/RED on May 8th, 2012—just days before he heads out to perform with Rob Zombie on their upcoming co-headliner with Megadeth (see below for tour dates).

"God Told Me To" was recorded and produced by John 5, Chris Baseford (Rob Zombie, Tommy Lee) and Bob Marlette (Sebastian Bach, Black Sabbath) in 2011. The cover art for the album is illustrated by none other than Rob Zombie, who is also tapping John 5 to score the entirety of his upcoming film, "The Lords of Salem." More...

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John 5 Announces Solo CD/DVD Release

John 5 is pleased to announce the new release date for his upcoming full-length solo CD/DVD, "God Told Me To." The CD/DVD will be released through Rocket Science Ventures and Sony/RED on May 8th, 2012—just days before he heads out to perform with Rob Zombie on an upcoming co-headliner with Megadeth (see below for tour dates).

"God Told Me To" was recorded and produced by John 5, Chris Baseford (Rob Zombie, Tommy Lee) and Bob Marlette (Sebastian Bach, Black Sabbath) in 2011. The cover art for the album is illustrated by none other than Rob Zombie, who is also tapping John 5 to score the entirety of his upcoming film, "The Lords of Salem."

The following press release was issued about John 5's upcoming album: More...

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