Five Horse Johnson

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Five Horse Johnson
Origin Toledo, Ohio, United States
Genres Blues rock
Hard rock
Stoner rock
Years active 1995-present
Labels Small Stone Records
Website www.fivehorsejohnson.com
Members Eric Oblander
Brad Coffin
Steve Smith
Phil Dürr
Eric Miller
Mike Alonso

Five Horse Johnson is an American blues rock band from Toledo, Ohio, formed in 1995. They have toured with such popular groups as Clutch and Halfway to Gone. The band combines hard rock, blues and other influences into a blend of stoner rock/blues music they call their own. Their latest album The Mystery Spot featured many special guests including drummer Jean-Paul Gaster from Clutch; on a related note they have played a worldwide tour with Clutch and Dub Trio.

"Mississippi King" from The No. 6 Dance is featured on Tony Hawk's Underground and NHL 2K6, and "I Can't Shake It" from The Mystery Spot is featured on MLB 2K7.

Eric Oblander was featured on the Clutch album From Beale Street to Oblivion.

After a bit of a hiatus, Five Horse Johnson have regrouped. They played some European shows in mid-2011 and will be working on a new album for a future release through Small Stone Records.

Albums[edit]

  • Blues for Henry… (1996)
  • Double Down (1997)
  • Fat Black Pussy Cat (1999)
  • The No. 6 Dance (2001)
  • The Last Men on Earth (2003)
  • The Mystery Spot (2006)
  • The Taking of Black Heart (2013)

Members[edit]

  • Eric Oblander - vocals/harp
  • Brad Coffin - guitar/vocals
  • Steve Smith - bass
  • Phil Dürr - guitar
  • Eric Miller - drums

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