in January of 1995, JP5 hit the clubs of Vancouver, BC, with a
message to its fans, "put up, or shut up!" This
outrageous, over the top power punk rock 4 piece has been shocking
fans with a stage show, "Not for the faint of heart."
The band is headed by popular thrash vixen, Gerry-Jenn Wilson. A
talented songwriter and an even more amazing performer, Gerry-Jenn
describes JP5 as, "Jet fuel, my fave martini, and my beloved
rawk band!" It doesn't take long to see that this woman has a
spark inside her that is a mixture of Kim Deal, Iggy Pop, Betty
Page, and a little bit of Alice Cooper to top it all off.
with some of Vancouver's premiere Punk Rock musicians has given
JP5 the opportunity to play some fabulous shows throughout the
lower Mainland. JP5 released a 6 song tape in 1996 entitled,
"3 Day Bender" The recording combined the talents of Syd
Savage (Death Sentence) on guitar, Stephen Hamm (Slow, Tankhogg)
on Bass and Kevin Keating (Kreviss) on Drums. The first track from
the recording "FUZZY HEAD PILLS" sent to #1 on the CITR
101.9 FM indie charts and has remained in the top ten for almost
three years, running.