Josh Klinghoffer opens up on Red Hot Chili Peppers firing: "It’s absolutely John Frusciante’s place to be in that band"

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Back in December we reported that John Frusciante had rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers – for a second time – after being away from the band for 10 years. 

Now, the man who had been filling his slot for the past decade, Josh Klinghoffer, has broken his silence on his firing from the LA punk-funk outfit.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.