What do you guys think of John 5? For someone so deeply rooted in nu-metal/goth rock, he seems to have surprising talent. He credits it to session work, but he seemed to come out of nowhere.

I'm becoming a huge fan of the country-shred genre. John pioneered it, I think, but there are some other appearing that seem to have great talent, such as Paige Harwell.

Your thoughts?
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Why are you bringing Cm into this?
John 5 pioneered the "country-shred" genre? Ehm... Ever heard of bluegrass? Perhaps some Albert Lee...?
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y'know it's interesting to note the number of iconic guitar players who found inspiration in country-style guitar or bluegrass playing - from guys like Ritchie Blackmore, Jimmy Page and of Jerry Garcia, to someone like Buckethead or even Jake Cinninger (Umphrey's McGee, though I'm not calling him iconic) - **** even Larry Carlton said that he came from a fairly intensive country-style guitar background.
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