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John 5 and Doyle to Tour this Fall.



Two icons of shock will be touring together later this year. Former Misfits guitar player Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (or Doyle for short) and Current Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 will be taking the stage for a few shows in November.

Ever since the 1980s, Doyle has been one of the driving forces for the horror themed punk band The Misfits. Younger brother of bass player and only consistent Misfits member Jerry Only, he has played creepy licks for albums like “Walk Among Us,” “Earth A.D./Wolf’s Blood,” and “Famous Monsters.” Currently he is promoting his 2013 release ‘Abominator,’ with bands like The Family Ruin, Hatchet and Calabrese.

The last six days of the 2015, will feature John 5. Best known for playing with Rob Zombie on albums like “The Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor” and “Educated Horses,” he also is famous for working with artists like Marilyn Manson (Holy Wood and The Golden Age of Grotesque), David Lee Roth, Paul Stanley, Sebastian Bach, and Rob Halford to name a few. He also has released a number of solo albums to showcase his many ax skills. In 2014, he released “Careful with That Axe,” his eighth solo album.

While John 5 is only on a hand full of these dates, here is Doyle’s current touring list:

w/ The Family Ruin & Hatchet
09/25 – Poughkeepsie, N.Y. @ The Chance
09/26 – Reading, Pa. @ Reverb – Tsunami Fest Day 2 w/ Life Of Agony, Madball, Walls of Jericho, Death Threat
09/27 – Beckley, W.V. @ Muncheez
09/30 – Lincoln, Neb. @ Vega
10/01 – Colorado Springs, Colo. @ Sunshine Studios Live
10/02 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ Area 51
10/03 – Idaho Falls, Idaho @ BD’s Steak & Brew House
10/04 – Bozeman, Mont. @ The Faultine North
10/05 – Billings, Mont. @ Pub Station
10/08 – Crest Hill, Ill. @ Bada Brew
10/09 – Spring Lake Park, Minn. @ POV’s
10/10 – Clive, Iowa @ 7 Flags Events Center
10/11 – Waterloo, Iowa @ Spicoli’s Grill/The Reverb Rock
10/12 – Mishawaka, Ind. @ Smith’s Downtown
10/13 – Westland, Mich. @ The Token Lounge
10/15 – Stanhope, N.J. @ Stanhope House
10/16 – Atlantic City, N.J. @ The Chelsea
10/17 – Worcester, Mass. @ The Palladium – Rock and Shock Convention
10/18 – Amityville, N.Y. @Revolution
10/19 – Baltimore, Md. @ Ottobar
10/20 – Knoxville, Tenn. @ The Concourse @ The International

w/ Calabrese & Hatchet
10/23 – San Antonio, Texas @ The Korova
10/24 – Del Rio, Texas @ Del Rio Civic Center – off date
10/25 – McAllen, Texas @ Cine El Rey
10/26 – Corpus Christi, Texas @ Boneshakers
10/27 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s BBQ
10/28 – Lubbock, Texas @ Jake’s Backroom
10/29 – Dallas, Texas @ Trees
10/30 – San Leon, Texas @ 18th Street Pier Bar and Grill
10/31 – Houston, Texas @ BFE Rock Club
11/02 – Midland, Texas @ Blue Max
11/03 – El Paso, Texas @ Mesa Music Hall
11/05 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Whisky A Go-Go w/ John 5 “Mad Monster” Tour
11/06 – Las Vegas, Nev. @Count’s Vamp’d w/ John 5 “Mad Monster” Tour
11/07 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Marquee Theater w/ John 5 “Mad Monster” Tour
11/08 – Ventura, Calif. @ Discovery w/ John 5 “Mad Monster” Tour
11/09 – San Luis Obispo, Calif. @ SLO Brewing Company – no Calabrese
11/10 – San Francisco, Calif. @ DNA Lounge w/ John 5 “Mad Monster” Tour
11/12 – Orangevale, Calif. @ Boardwalk w/ John 5 “Mad Monster” Tour

Safe to say that I wish I could go to any of these shows, but they are not playing anywhere near me. I really dig both of these riff masters’ work and I would love to own both albums. I need more shock rock in my life and I think everyone does as well.

Sources: Loudwire, Revolver




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William Wright
William Wright
Born in 1990. At the age of 17, he decided wanted to make movies and other pieces of entertainment. In 2013, he graduated from Shenandoah University with a 4 year degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Theater. Later that year, he enrolled into the The Factory Digital Film Program at The Douglas Education Center and graduated in September 2014. He hopes to one day become a writer, director, producer and occasional actor in various projects.

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