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John 5

Musician + Guitarist + Songwriter
Male
Born Jul 31, 1971
Age 43
Hometown Grosse Pointe, Mi...
Religion Atheist
Genres Hard Rock + Alter...
Instruments Bass guitar + Gui...
Performed With Rob Zombie + Mari...
Record Label Geffen Records

John William Lowery, best known by the stage name John 5, is an American guitarist. His stage name was bestowed on him in 1998 when he left David Lee Roth and joined the industrial metal group Marilyn Manson as their guitarist, taking over from Zim Zum. Still going by the name "John 5," Lowery is currently the guitarist for Rob Zombie.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1971 Birth Born on July 31, 1971.

TWENTIES

1996 24 Years Old In 1996, Lowery went for his first audition with Marilyn Manson but narrowly missed out, as he was late to the auditions, and the guitarist role was taken by Zim Zum. … Read More
1998 26 Years Old Arguably, Lowery's first truly "big break" came when he was selected by former Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth to play lead guitar on the critically well-received 1998 release DLR Band. … Read More

THIRTIES

2003 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, while still lead guitarist for Marilyn Manson, David Lee Roth invited Lowery (then called John 5) to write and record the single non-cover song for Roth's 2003 album Diamond Dave. … Read More
2004 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004 Lowery and Manson parted company. … Read More
2009 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2009, on his Twitter page, John 5 announced that he is now six tracks into the next solo album.
2010 38 Years Old In a Twitter update January 6, 2010 John 5 had this to say about the progress of his upcoming 5th studio album; "Just did all the guitar, bass for my new solo cd Tommy clufetos played the drums and killed it!" and a following Twitter update January 8; "Did the photo shoot for the new record today!", January 18: "Just had Billy sheehan play on the song (ya dig), this record is going to rule".
2011 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2011, John 5 officially closed his MySpace page. … Read More
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