This is just plain interesting. No big news or anything, just thought it could be a cool read and a great concept.
Sean Levinston of Desert Island Lists has compiled a top five of Replacement Band Members. From Ronnie Wood to Brian Johnson via RJ Dio and Phil Collen…here’s the number two on the list:
2. John Frusciante-If it wasn’t hard enough to categorize the Red Hot Chili Peppers, here comes John Frusciante to just make it more of a confusing process that is still debated today. I don’t know how they did it, but somehow the Chili Peppers found a guy that gave them everything they could ever want in a replacement for guitarist Hillel Slovak. He can play funk, metal, blues, punk, you name it, Frusciante can do it. His addition to the already successful band made people realize just how much of an all-around act these guys are, with expertise at each corner of the stage. There’s no other way to say it : John Frusciante is just the shit.
You can read the whole article at this link.