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Count Five / Bio

Count Five (also known as Count V) is garage rock group that was founded in 1964 in San Jose, California. Count Five continues to write, play music and is available to entertain at events, private parties, cop orate events and festivals. For booking information please download our press kit here on ReverbNation, contact us at info@countfive.com or visit www.countfive.com

Count Five is best known for its hit song Psychotic Reaction which reached number 5 on the Billboard charts in 1966 and was selected as one of the five hundred most influential songs in Rock n’ Roll History by the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Psychotic Reaction was released worldwide and obtained prominence in United Kingdom, Spain, Japan, and Mexico.

Currently, the band is featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Experience the Music: One Hit Wonders and the Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.

To read a complete history of Count Five including original band member bios of John “Sean Byrne” and Craig “Butch” Atkinson, please visit www.countfive.com

General Info

Band Members
Kenn Ellner, Roy Chaney, John "Mouse" Michalski, Phil Indovina and Rocky Astrella
Artist Name
Count Five
Profile Page
Active Since
Rock / Garage / Classic Rock

Contact Info

San Jose, CA
Kenn Ellner

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