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John Knoll, A.K.A. John Christ, is a professional musician, performer and guitar instructor. Mr. Knoll performed on more than six critically acclaimed rock and roll albums when he was the lead guitarist for the rock group, Danzig. Danzig’s hit song, Mother, was an international Billboard top 200 hit in 1993. Danzig also toured with Metallica, Black Sabbath, and Slayer through the U.S. Mr. Knoll also toured with Danzig through Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, parts of Asia, and South America.

After leaving Danzig, Mr. Knoll released his own solo CD, Flesh Caffeine in 1998. He also worked as a session musician for movie soundtracks and composed music for movie and television trailers. He performed for TV stations such as ABC and Nine Network Australia. These performances included working with artists including Tom Jones and Lou Rawls. During this time, Mr. Knoll also taught blues, rock, and provided training in performance, and improvisation.

Currently, John is teaching guitar privately and at Carroll Community College. John has an A.A. in music and is working to complete a B.S. in music when he is not performing in local venues.

Closeup of John playing lead starts at min 2:15

John Christ at home just warming up with some very fast Stevie Ray Vaughn moves!!

John Christ's CD Flesh Caffeine is available on iTunes

John Christ's CD Flesh Caffeine is available on iTunes


John Christ aka John Knoll

Manchester, MD

Monday-Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturday-Sunday as sheduled