Since leaving Marilyn Manson, guitarist John 5 has found a new creative partner in Rob Zombie, and he played on Zombie's latest offering; Educated Horses. John 5; the name alone conjures up a lot of debate - and the musician is definitely not without controversy - but, could K.D. Lang, Avril Lavigne and Fefe Dobson all be simply drawn to 5's image? Maybe, but first and foremost, the man can play, and he takes a unique tack on the usual heavy grind of drop tuning pentatonic musers out there. Love him or hate him, you can't dismiss him as all form - he reaks of function.