Related Information for John Christ John Christ, born John Wolfgang Knoll on February 9, 1965, is a musician best known as the original guitarist for the metal band Danzig.Christ first started playing acoustic guitar when he was in grade school and began playing electric guitar at age 13. He had previously taken piano lessons. His first electric guitar was a Univox Les Paul copy. Christ grew up in Catonsville, Maryland and attended Catonsville High School. He later attended Towson University studying Jazz before dropping ou.. read more