Red Hot Chili Peppers give first interview with John Frusciante back in the fold

Red Hot Chili Peppers 2021
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Red Hot Chili Peppers have debuted their first ‘interview’ with John Frusciante since the storied guitarist’s return to the band in December 2019.

The group premiered a video earlier today titled Breaking News out of the KHOT News Room!, in which three presenters – John Hammerswaddle, Todd the Squirrel and Randy Raindrops – welcome “celebrated rock and roll guitarist Mr John Frusciante.”

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.