John Frusciante is known for being a guitar player for the Los Angeles-based rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Debuted in 1988 with the band’s fourth studio album, Mother’s Milk, Frusciante has contributed to the band’s five studio albums. The remaining albums he performed with the band were the band’s hit albums Blood Sugar Sex Magik, Californication, By The Way, and Stadium Arcadium.
In the past, Frusciante, who gained international fame as a member of Chili Peppers, left the band and rejoined several times.His first stint started with the band back in 1988 at the age of 18 after the band’s guitarist Hillel Slovak‘s tragic passing. He then parted ways with the band due to recluse and fell into drug addiction in 1992. Rejoining the band six years later in 1998, he had been left the band once again in 2009.
In 2019, Red Hot Chili Peppers announced its reunion with John Frusciante, replacing him with the band’s former guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. Since then, Frusciante fit in the band very well and spent great times with his friends. In the early days of John‘s reunion, John and the band members played old Chili Peppers stuff. In this way, the members of Chili Peppers said welcome to Frusciante.
During his recent interview with Guitar World, John Frusciante detailed the main reason that led to his departure from Red Hot Chili Peppers. At first, the guitarist recalled what they do with his friends in the band. Saying that they played old stuff, Frusciante said it was a lot of fun.
Back in October 2020, John Frusciante had commented about his reunion with the band. Saying that he feels comfortable around his band members.