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Watch John 5 Talk Riffs, Chicken Pickin' on 'My Favorite Riff with Nikki Sixx'

Last week, on his web series My Favorite Riff with Nikki Sixx former Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx sat down with Steve Vai to talk riffs, gear and Led Zeppelin. For this week's episode of the show, Sixx sat down with another virtuoso guitarist, former Marilyn Manson and current Rob Zombie axeman John 5.In the episode, John 5—who recently released a cover of Metallica's "Enter Sandman" with his... …

Hear John 5's Cover of Metallica's "Enter Sandman"

Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 has premiered a cover of the Metallica classic, "Enter Sandman."The guitarist recorded the cover with his band, The Creatures—Ian Ross on bass and Rodger Carter on drums. You can check it out below.Speaking to Guitar World earlier this year about the recording of his most recent solo album— the intricate, technical Season of the Witch—the guitarist said “I was like a... …

Supreme Shredder John 5 Discusses His Demanding New Album, 'Season of the Witch'

“I was like a fighter training for the fight, which is being in the studio,” John 5 says about the mental and physical preparation for Season of the Witch, his ninth solo instrumental album containing arguably some of the most complex, challenging and madly creative licks the Telecaster devotee has ever conjured.“It would be about three weeks of complete and utter training for hours and hours... …

Country-Influenced Application of Hybrid Picking for Blues and Rock

I’m going to talk about the ways in which I’ve employed ideas I’ve learned from guitarists in different genres to my own playing. To start off, I’m going to show you a lick in the key of B that I use on the track “The Nightmare Unravels,” from my album The Art of Malice. ... …

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