Life Old acquaintance returns at Red Hot Chili Peppers By weekster Posted on December 17, 2019 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ A familiar face returns as the guitarist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. John Frusciante (49), previously a member of the band in two periods, will again be part of the ‘Peppers’. At the same time, we say goodbye to Josh Klinghoffer (40), who has been a member of the band for about ten years. “We are very grateful for our time together with him” “Josh is a wonderful musician, one we respect and love,” the band writes. “We are very grateful for our time together with him.” “At the same time, we are delighted to announce that John Frusciante is joining our group,” the band continues. The guitarist has previously appeared on albums such as Mother’s Milk (1989) and Blood Suger Sex Magik (1991), and later on Californication (1999), By the Way (2002) and Stadium Arcadium (2006). The guitarist said goodbye to the band in 2009. He was substituted by Josh Klinghoffer.