Red Hot Chili Peppers announce return of guitarist John Frusciante

Pop Culture

Guitarist John Frusciante has rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the band announced on Instagram on Sunday.

Frusciante will replace Josh Klinghoffer, who took over for him as the lead guitarist 10 years ago.

“The Red Hot Chili Peppers announce that we are parting ways with our guitarist of the past ten years, Josh Klinghoffer,” the band announced on social media.


READ MORE:
Man mistakenly buys tickets for bagpipe band instead of Red Hot Chili Peppers

The post continued: “Josh is a beautiful musician who we respect and love. We are deeply grateful for our time with him, and the countless gifts he shared with us.”

“We also announce, with great excitement and full hearts, that John Frusciante is rejoining the group.



Tweet This

“Thank you,” the post concluded.

Story continues below advertisement

Frusciante joined the band in 1988 and replaced Hillel Slovak. He left in 1992 due to personal issues and returned to the group from 1998 to 2009, when he was replaced by Klinghoffer.











Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers play school Halloween show


Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers play school Halloween show

He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 as a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Many fans of the legendary Los Angeles-based band took to social media to discuss the news of Frusciante’s return.

Story continues below advertisement

Story continues below advertisement

Story continues below advertisement

Story continues below advertisement

© 2019 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Government’s withdrawal of funds from interfaith charity sets ‘terrible precedent’, sector leaders warn
Charity freezes services after council cuts £200,000 in funding
UK charity seeks staff for ‘remote but hectic’ Antarctic base
Fundraising giant launches ‘largest philanthropy campaign’ by UK charity
BBC presenter to step down as chief of motor neurone disease charity

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *