John 5 - The Art Of Malice

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Personnel: John 5 (guitar); Chris Baseford (keyboards); Tommy Clufetos (drums, percussion). Recording information: Doghouse Studios, Los Angeles. Photographer: Ray Guti‚rrez. Ghoulish makeup aside, John Lowery, aka John 5, is the type of guitar player who really doesn't need gimmicks. No doubt about it, the boy can play. Coming off his Hellbilly Deluxe 2 record with Rob Zombie, he returned to the studio with Chris Baseford to make his Requiem follow-up and his fifth solo release, The Art of Malice. Like his last outing, the album is a showy clinic that demonstrates his speed and versatility on his signature Telecasters (his favorite being a custom 1964), and it would be nearly impossible to find someone faster. His picking is so rapid that it sounds like he has a plectrum glued on a drill bit. "Ya Dig?" is a tribute to Van Halen, named for something Diamond Dave would say while John 5 was in the DLR ranks (and featuring Eat 'Em and Smile bassist Billy Sheehan thumping away); "Portrayed as Unremorseful" apes Jimmy Page with a snippet of Zep's "Heartbreaker" solo played over chords from "Rock and Roll"; and "Fractured Mirror" is a cover of a song by the man who inspired him to pick up a guitar and paint his face, Ace Frehley. Along with the blistering rockers, the acoustic "The Last Page Turned," the slide-based "Can I Live Again," and the incredible chicken pickin' of "J.W." demonstrate his range nicely. ~ Jason Lymangrover


UPC 811481011993
Runtime 44 min.
Type Performer
Genre Instrumental
Sub Genre Guitar Rock Instruml
Label Rocket Science
Producer Chris Baseford; John 5
Number of Discs 1
Track Listing Disc 1
  • 1. Nightmare Unravels, The
  • 2. Art of Malice, The
  • 3. Ill Will or Spite
  • 4. J.W.
  • 5. Ya Dig?
  • 6. Can I Live Again
  • 7. Portrayed as Unremorseful
  • 8. Steel Guitar Rag
  • 9. Wayne County Killer
  • 10. Fractured Mirror
  • 11. S-Lot, The
  • 12. Last Page Turned, The
Format Compact Disc
Spars Coding n/a
Artists John 5
Country of Origin United States

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