Requiem (John 5 album)

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Studio album by John 5
Released July 3, 2008
Recorded 2008
Genre Instrumental rock, country, classical
Length 42:57
Label 60 Cycle Hum
Producer Chris Baseford
John 5 chronology
The Devil Knows My Name

Requiem is the fourth solo album by guitarist John 5. It is essentially an instrumental metal album, but it also has some bluegrass elements. The album is notable for having the majority of its songs named after medieval torture devices.

The first single, "Sounds of Impalement", was released via John 5's official website.


The album received generally positive reviews, the album received a 3/5 on Sputnik Music and a 10/10 on FPM102, the highest rating the site had ever given to a metal album.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Sounds of Impalement" 4:17
2. "Heretic's Fork" 3:51
3. "Noisemaker's Fife" 5:23
4. "Pity Belt" 1:36
5. "Cleansing the Soul" 5:40
6. "The Judas Cradle" 4:24
7. "Pear of Anquish" 1:01
8. "The Lead Sprinkler" 5:35
9. "Scavenger's Daughter" 6:46
10. "Requiem" 4:27