LONDON - JUNE 22: (L-R) Anthony Kiedis, Michael 'Flea' Balzary, John Frusciante and Chad Smith all of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers arrive at the "The Mojo Honours List Music Awards" at Banqueting House, Whitehall on June 22, 2004 in London. Mojo magazine's inaugural music awards comprises of 10 awards, and is billed as the first UK music awards based entirely on recognising career-long contributions to popular music. (Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)

The Red Hot Chili Peppers just announced that they are parting ways with guitarist Josh Klinghoffer and that John Frusciante is returning to the band.

In an Instagram post, they said, “The Red Hot Chili Peppers announce that we are parting ways with our guitarist of the past ten years, John Klinghoffer. Josh is a beautiful musician who we respect and love. We are deeply grateful for our time with him and the countless gifts that he shared with us. We also announce, with great excitement and full hearts, that John Frusciante is rejoining our group.”

The band have yet to announce any more plans, although they do have some festival dates booked in 2020.


Instagram post by Red Hot Chili Peppers * Dec 15, 2019 at 8:28pm UTC

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