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John 5 and The Creatures announce Fall 2019 US Headlining Tour

John 5 and The Creatures have announced the second leg of the Invasion Tour 2019. The tour will kick off on October 30 in Michigan and wrap up just before Thanksgiving.
 
Jared James Nichols, who supported John 5 on the first leg of the Invasion Tour earlier this year, has once again been tapped to open along with additional support from Reverend Jack.
 

John 5 and The Creatures release music video for new single “I Want It All”

The highly-anticipated new John 5 and The Creatures album, “Invasion”, has been unleashed to the masses today! Invasion - produced and mixed by Barry Pointer at Riot House Studio - proves to be a diverse progression of the sound that John 5 fans have grown to expect from the eclectic virtuoso.
 
In addition, John 5 and The Creatures are scheduled to announce a new tour very soon, so stay tuned for more details!
 

John 5 and The Aristocrats announce co-headlining Los Angeles Show on September 1st 2019

John 5 and the Creatures - comprised of world-renowned guitarist John 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix - and The Aristocrats (guitarist Guthrie Govan, bassist Bryan Beller and drummer Marco Minnemann) will team up to co-headline an amazing night of instrumental euphoria on Sunday, September 1st, 2019, at 1720 in Los Angeles. The show will be the first John 5 performance following the July 31 release of the anxiously awaited new album, “Invasion”.
 

Paul Gilbert presents new video for “A Herd of Turtles”

Paul Gilbert has released a new music video for “A Herd of Turtles”.

Watch the video below.

Paul says: “How do you know when you’ve gained your producer’s trust?

You ask him this question:
"Hey John, can you set up a vocal mic? I want to recite a poem about turtles in a Ringo Starr accent, and then launch into a ferocious groove with the band, and then back to the Ringo part, and then back to the ferocious part a few more times. We’ll cut it all live too".

Paul Gilbert shares music video for new track “Things Can Walk to You”

Paul Gilbert has released a music video for the new track “Things Can Walk to You”.

Watch the music video below.

Gilbert shares:
“Yes! I am building a tradition of cantankerous rock songs. "Get Out of My Yard", "Everybody Use Your Goddamn Turn Signal",  "Enemies in Jail", and "Atmosphere on the Moon" (a song about moving to the moon to escape from auto-tuned music on Earth) are melodious rants from my past albums.

Sick Gazelle to release debut album “Odum” on May 3rd 2019

The idea of musicians wondering into a studio, plugging in, jamming and pressing “record” is something that is often romanticized in the music industry, yet hardly ever happens, well, at least not with any positive results. The band, Sick Gazelle, is the outlier in this case, having done just that on their debut album, “Odum”.  
 

John 5 and The Creatures release music video for new track “Midnight Mass”

It’s the first of the month, which means in addition to your bills being due, it’s time for a new John 5 video!

John 5 and The Creatures - comprised of world-renowned guitarist John 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix - have released yet another visually-stunning music video in support of their forthcoming full-length album, “Invasion”.