Red Hot Chilli Peppers is working on a new studio album with guitarist John Frusciante, according to Chad Smith. The drummer revealed the news during an interview with Rolling Stone about his exhibition The Art of Chad Smith.
Chad Smith revealed about Red Hot Chilli Peppers new album:
“I was given specific orders for this interview: Don’t talk about the band’. But yes, John is back in the band and everyone knows it. We are excited. Festivals are the only shows scheduled. For now we are just focusing on new songs and writing a new album. We are all looking forward to making new songs.”
John Frusciante returned to the band in December 2019 after leaving the band in 2010. After he left, they hired guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. They recorded the 2011 albums “I’m with You”. , and “The Getaway”, 2016.
Red Hot Chilli Peppers 2020 tour dates
- 15 GULF SHORES, AL HANGOUT MUSIC FESTIVAL [MAY 15-17]
- 24 BOSTON, MA BOSTON CALLING [MAY 22-24]
- 5 ATHENS, GR EJEKT FESTIVAL
- 13 FLORENCE, IT FIRENZE ROCKS
- 19 LANDGRAAF, NL PINKPOP
- 20 LYON, FR FELYN FESTIVAL
- 26 TBA, GLOBAL CITIZEN PRESENTS: GLOBAL GOAL LIVE, THE POSSIBLE DREAM
In the statement published on their social networks about John Frusciante, they said:
“The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced that we are parting ways with our guitarist of the past ten years, Josh Klinghoffer,” the band shared in a statement. “Josh is a beautiful musician who we respect and love. We are deeply grateful for our time with him, and the countless gifts he shared with us.”