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Civil Defiance reunite and announce “Eye of the Dog” digital single - due out on October 28th 2019

Long dormant Southern California progressive avantgarde metal outfit Civil Defiance have announced their first new release since their sophomore album, “Circus of Fear”, for GSM/Nuclear Blast in 1999. Led by Philm frontman Gerry Nestler, the group will issue the “Eye of the Dog” single on October 28th, on all digital outlets and are currently working on songs for a full-length album.

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”.
 

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”.
 

Alberto Rigoni to release new solo album “Prog Injection” on June 7th 2019

After the release of seven solo albums between 2008 and 2018, Italian bassist and composer Alberto Rigoni (soloist, Bad As, co-producer of Vivaldi Metal Project, founder of Bassists Alliance Project,ex Twinspirits) is now going to release “Prog Injection”, an instrumental heavy progressive album, which features worldwide known drummer Thomas Lang (Peter Gabriel, Paul Gilbert, Glenn Hughes etc.) and Alessandro Bertoni on keyboards (Ric Fierabracci, Craig Blundell, Brett Garsed etc.)

John 5 and The Creatures release animated video for new track “I Am John 5”

The new music videos just keep on coming! John 5 and The Creatures - comprised of world-renowned guitarist John 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix - have released yet another groundbreaking music video in support of their forthcoming full-length album, “Invasion”, this time for the track “I Am John 5”.