"Throughout the decade I've been working with John Howarth, the one word that comes to mind is FEARLESS. He's not afraid to go above and beyond to protect and grow his investments by using his sharp business acumen and amazing sense of humour. John is also never hesitant to think outside of the box and be creative to make his projects work. That's why he's a success in everything that he does!"-Chris Jericho (WWE Wrestling Superstar, Fozzy Frontman, TV & Radio Identity, Actor)
John is the beast of metal rock n roll. He tireless worked around the clock to make sure my spoken word tour of Australia was the talk of the metal community for the weeks leading up to, during and after the events. His promo is second to none. Can't think of a better man for the job!- David Ellefson(Megadeth)
"I have known and worked with John Howarth for a long time now. He is about the music but also a pro on every level. Or he will crush you. Seriously one on the best people there is and also a good friend!- Steve Lukather (Toto)
I have worked closely with John on a professional level for ten years and my experience has only ever been one of complete satisfaction. He is the definition of pro and will not stop until the job at hand is a success. And on a personal level he is a great guy and a blast to hang out with.- Scott Ian (Anthrax)
I have known John Howarth for over ten years now, He is a great businessman and a friend. The experiences I've had with him were always professional, pleasant and lots of fun. He always goes above and beyond... A great guy to have on your corner- Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
I have a long standing personal & professional relationship with John Howarth for 15 plus years. I cannot stress enough how complete he is on every level related to his profession and an outstanding individual as a man and friend. A complete pleasure to work with- Eric Singer (Kiss)
I recently worked with John on our first tour Down Under, and could tell immediately he is a man working in this business for all the right reasons. Great personality and work ethic, we need more dudes like John in rock and roll! - Shannon Larkin (Godsmack)
I have worked with John Howorth on many of the bands I manage. He has gone above and beyond the normal work pace and this has given me incredible confidence each time I have a new release in Australia. In fact, it is the territory that has always reached the highest worldwide chart position for my acts. I look forward to many more years of his enthusiasm and knowledge.- Gloria Cavalera (Killer Be Killed, Soulfly & Wife of Max)
"Those that success in the music business are those that learn to harness their passion and channel it into something great. John is such a man. When John is involved, you know the job is going to get done and get done right. He defines professional and is relentless in the pursuit of success for his clients. He is one of the best people I have ever worked with and I look forward to many more years of working with John.
- Ace Trump (Manager, Thin Lizzy Black Star Riders-Europe-Stiff Little Fingers-Tax The Heat)
I recently met John before Exodus had to play soundwave Festival, I handled the press for the band for this tour, John Howarth is one of the most professional people have worked with, very organized and together in a world where that's sometimes rare. I look forward to working and hanging out with John in the future, on top of being a consummate professional, he is a blast to hang around, always fun and very funny- Steve Zetro Souza (Exodus)
"I have worked with John Howarth through my Favored Nations label. He acted as distributor in Australia and oversaw promotional aspects of the released titles along with release schedules etc. He always showed a great passion, organization and insight for marketing our products, the result of which reflected increase sales and touring possibilities for our artists. He also has amazing personal relationship skills that are second to none".- Steve Vai (Guitar God)
John Howarth is ROCK & ROLL one of the most passionate, professional, and hardworking dudes I know. He's all about the music and the people. Always a great person to work with.- Chuck Garric (Alice Cooper / Beasto Blanco)
"I often affectionately refer to John Howarth as the Terminator, because I've never seen someone attack their job with such relentless fervour (not to mention, those muscles). Unlike Arnold's most famous character, however, John is far from emotionless. His persistent optimism and ambitious hunger for shared victories make him an absolute pleasure to work with. I sincerely don't know how he gets so much accomplished with only 24 hours in a day!"
RYAN J. DOWNEY (West Coast Editor - Alternative Press), (Founder - Superhero Artist Management)
"It's about hitting the right places at the right time. John did both and has helped us achieve our biggest success "down under" to date. Timely, professional and very Metal" Bobby Blitz (Overkill)