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    The “Lost” Interview with John from 2004 published with a transcript

    Fifteen years ago, around the release of Shadows Collide with People, John was interviewed by Steve Rosen. This interview never made it to the internet or print and was instead quietly posted online circa one month ago. The other day, Rosen decided to publish it with a full transcript on Rock Cellar magazine and now that John’s reunion with the Red Hot Chili Peppers is a trending topic worldwide, the views are skyrocketing. You can listen to the interview on YouTube. Here are some interesting excerpts from the transcript, at least in our humble opinion. On what he considers himself to be as a musician JF: What I consider myself…

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    John Rejoins the Red Hot Chili Peppers for the Second Time!

    As posted on the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ instagram profile on Sunday evening, John Frusciante is back in the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and they parted their ways with Josh Klinghoffer. We waited for two days to post this, because it sounded like absolute science fiction at first. The picture message was posted both on the band’s official instagram profile and Flea’s own account on instagram, the earlier eventually making the way to the front page of the funk rockers’ official website. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Red Hot Chili Peppers (@chilipeppers) on Dec 15, 2019 at 12:28pm PST Latet during the night, the people behind…

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    Stadium Arcadium 180 gram vinyl to be reissued for Record Store Day

    Red Hot Chili Peppers' critically acclaimed 2006 double album and their last so far with John will be re-issued on 180 gram vinyl for the 2012 record store day, to honour the band's Rock and Roll Hall of fame entry. If you did not get it before and you aren't willing to pay more than its face value through second-hand marketplaces, this could be your chance.

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    Red Hot Chili Peppers to be inducted in Rock and Roll hall of Fame!

    After having been nominated for the second time – the first time for induction in 2010, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are to be inducted into Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. The results have been announced earlier today and the other inductees are Guns N’ Roses Beastie Boys, the Small Faces/Faces, Donovan and Laura Nyro. Here’s the official statement from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees The founding members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers have already reacted to the news – Flea on his blog and Anthony Kiedis in an interview, and while Flea mentioned John by himself, Kiedis was…

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    Flea on his special connection with John, for Bass Player

    In an interview for this month’s Bass Player, Flea was asked to talk about how Josh Klingoffer changed the band dynamic of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and he also shared some nice memories from when BloodSugarSexMagik was recorded. In both answers, he mentioned his special connection with John. How much has the addition of Josh Klinghoffer on guitar changed the Chili Peppers band dynamic? A lot! John [Frusciante] and I had established such a language together — if I started playing bass with John, we’d make awesome grooves that we didn’t need to talk about or think about. With Josh, we’d start playing something and I’d be like, ‘Okay,…