As previously announced, JOHN 5 andThe Creatures – comprised of world-renowned guitarist JOHN 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix – will release a brand new full-length studio album in 2019! JOHN 5 also recently announced that the album, entitled Invasion, will be teased on New Year’s Day 2019 by way of a brand new music video for the new track “Zoinks!” JOHN 5 just posted a teaser of the video featuring behind-the-scenes footage via his YouTube channel – watch the teaser here
In the tradition of Scooby Doo and Groovie Goolies, the “Zoinks!” video features an innovative blend of classic 2D hand drawn animation, 3D computer generated imagery and live action. The video is written and directed by Disney animator Brett Broggs (Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph), with live footage shot by Matt Zane. The video also features the voice acting talents of Nikki Sixx, Susan Olsen (known for her role as Cindy Brady on The Brady Bunch), and Fred Coury. Coury also is credited for scoring the video alongside JOHN 5.
The official release date for Invasion will be announced in 2019.Invasion was produced and mixed by Barry Pointer, and will be released via a series of music videos, just as JOHN 5 released his 2017 studio release, Season of the Witch.
In celebration of the upcoming album, JOHN 5 andThe Creatures will kick off the second leg of their North American Invasion Tour on February 22, 2019 in Anaheim, CA. The tour will feature support from blues-rock guitarist Jared James Nichols.
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