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Malicious Tones

JOHN 5—THE FORMER MARILYN MANSON, AND CURRENT Rob Zombie sideman—is a viciously talented burner who delivers a wicked hybrid of country and metal styles on his solo albums (his latest release is The Art of Malice).
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JOHN 5—THE FORMER MARILYN MANSON, AND CURRENT Rob Zombie sideman—is a viciously talented burner who delivers a wicked hybrid of country and metal styles on his solo albums (his latest release is The Art of Malice). Here is a high-cost/low-cost comparison that represents some of the gear John 5 has been using (and abusing) since his 2004 GuitarPlayer cover story. (All prices are street.)

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GUITARS

Fender John 5 Telecaster ($1,169)

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AMP

Marshall Mode Four halfstack; MF350/MF400A ($2,374; discontinued product)

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EFFECTS

Electro-Harmonix Bass Micro Synthesizer ($279), DigiTech Whammy ($199), Ibanez Tube Screamer ($179), Rocktron All Access Foot Controller ($978), Moog MF-102 Moogerfooger ($289), Boss Analog Delay ($215; eBay).

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STRINGS

GHS GBXL Extra-Light Boomers ($3.95)

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OTHER GOODIES

DiMarzio John 5 Signature Cable, 18-feet ($100)

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TOTAL

$5,785.95

POOR

GUITARS

Squier J5 Telecaster ($379)

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AMP

Marshall MG100HFX half-stack ($599)

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EFFECTS

Zoom G1J John 5 Signature Multieffects Pedal ($59)

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STRINGS

Same ($3.95)

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OTHER GOODIES

DiMarzio Instrument Cable, 18-feet ($27.99)

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TOTAL

$1,068.94

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