MusicPro (UK) Group News - 1st September 2011

Zombie Guitarist Beats It For Michael Jackson!

John 5

John William Lowery, also known as John 5, the eccentric guitarist who has lent his talents to Marilyn Manson, David Lee Roth and currently Rob Zombie, is now celebrating the release of his newest single Beat It, an instrumental tribute to the late Michael Jackson.

Beat It is the first single from John 5′s sixth album, God Told Me To. Although the album itself has not yet been released, Beat It has already been made available for download. The release date of the single was chosen to correspond with what would have been Michael Jackson’s 53rd birthday on August 29th 2011.

John 5 is also a solo artist having recorded six guitar albums: Vertigo (2004), Songs for Sanity (2005), The Devil Knows My Name (2007), Requiem (2008), The Art of Malice (2010) and Gold Told Me To (2011). He also works as a staff writer for Chrysalis Records, working with artists such as Avril Lavigne, Rob Halford, Garbage, Meat Loaf, Scorpions, Ozzy Osbourne, Slash, FeFe Dobson and has written and recorded with southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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