John 5 Falls Victim to House Thieves -
There is no more heinous and vile act than burglary, and
virtuosic shredder John 5 is the latest musician
to fall victim to house creeping theives.
Among the items stolen from the ex-Marilyn
Manson / Rob Zombie guitarist's
collection were a number of Fender Telecasters, a black Gibson Les
Paul with three gold humbucking pickups, a banjo and a piece of
artwork depicting the monster from 'The Creature From the Black
Lagoon.' John 5 also added a photo of his signature '5′ strap to
help identify an instrument that could possibly belong to the
In response, John 5 took to the Social Media sphere to pos t
photos of some of the stolen items on Facebook with the hope that
someone out there will identify them.
John 5 reached out to his fans via Facebook:
"Unfortunately our house was robbed today, we accidentally
didn't put the alarm on, so some assholes got lucky! We will post
more pictures of more guitars, these are all the pictures we have
now. I just want to put it out there, just in case anyone comes
across these items.. Whoever did this will get caught hopefully one
John 5′s website continues,
"Please circulate this info to guitar dealers, pawn brokers
and have a look on eBay, Craigslist, Amazon etc - and remember IF
you see anything you GENUINELY believe to be one of the items
described PLEASE do not pursue on your own but contact the
If you have any details that may be of help send a message to
John 5 on his Twitter and Facebook or use this contact form and
make sure you choose "Info regarding stolen items" in the
drop down subject.
Amy Harris recently conducted an
interview with ROB ZOMBIE/ex-MARILYN
MANSON guitarist John 5. A couple of
excerpts from the chat follow...