The Devil Knows My Name

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The Devil Knows My Name
Studio album by John 5
Released April 3, 2007
Genre Instrumental rock
Instrumental metal
Country
Length 53:32
Label 60 Cycle Hum
John 5 chronology
Songs For Sanity
(2005)
The Devil Knows My Name
(2007)
Requiem
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Metal Hammer 3/10 stars

The Devil Knows My Name is the third solo album from Rob Zombie/ex-Marilyn Manson guitarist John 5. This is the first album to date which doesn't feature John 5's signature Telecaster on the cover.

Guest appearances[edit]

Several artists including Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Jim Root (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Tommy Clufetos (ex-Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie), Piggy D (Rob Zombie), and Matt Bissonette (David Lee Roth) made guest appearances on the album. Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne) was reported to have an appearance on the album, but it was canceled due to scheduling problems.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "First Victim"   1:04
2. "The Werewolf Of Westeria" (feat. Joe Satriani) 8:39
3. "27 Needles"   6:55
4. "Bella Kiss"   1:30
5. "Black Widow Of La Porte" (feat. James Root) 7:25
6. "Welcome to the Jungle" (Guns N' Roses cover) 4:28
7. "Harold Rollings Hymn"   0:53
8. "Dead Art In Plainfield"   8:01
9. "Young Thing" (Chet Atkins cover) 3:04
10. "The Washing Away Of Wrong" (feat. Eric Johnson) 8:43
11. "July 31st (The Last Stand)"   4:10
  • "The Werewolf Of Westeria" was the nickname used for the serial killer and blood maniak Albert Fish.
  • "Black Widow Of La Porte" is a reference to female serial killer Belle Gunness of La Porte, Indiana.
  • "Harold Rollings Hymn" is an edited version of a song Danny Rollings, a convicted serial killer, sang before he was executed.
  • "Dead Art In Plainfield" references serial killer Ed Gein, who worked in the area of Plainfield, Wisconsin.
  • "July 31st (The Last Stand)" is a reference to the last victim of David Berkowitz, who was killed on the 31 July.
  • "27 Needles" is also a reference to Albert Fish. In an infamous x-ray, it was revealed that the serial killer had 27 needles shoved into his pelvis.[1][2][3]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albert Fish". Jacanaent.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  2. ^ "Albert Fish: real life Hannibal Lecter — "Pins and Needles" — Crime Library on". Trutv.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  3. ^ "John 5: 'I Have The Worst Personal Life, But I Have The Best Career' | Interviews @". Ultimate-guitar.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 

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