Now a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers once again, Frusciante reflects on playing with Johnny Marr and his creative philosophy in this classic edition of Dear Guitar Hero
The upcoming 17-track effort – the first to feature John Frusciante since 2006’s Stadium Arcadium – arrives on April 1
Max Davies assembled Inventions For Broken & Prepared Guitar – which has been praised by John Frusciante – using instruments with a range of technical defaults
The pedal pioneer also received touching letters from Bootsy Collins, The Black Keys, Adrian Belew, Vernon Reid, Noel Gallagher and more
The drummer describes Frusciante as "so dedicated… he's in there with all the overdubs and the magic that he brings"
The legendary producer says watching the classic lineup play together again hit him in an “emotional way”, before offering insight into the making of their forthcoming reunion record
On tap this week is some guitar-driven heat from Jared James Nichols, Deafheaven, The Front Bottoms, Laura Stevenson, The Pretty Reckless and more
The Red Hot Chili Peppers duo offer up a version of Gang of Four's Not Great Men as part of the new Andy Gill tribute album
Anyone who’s heard John Frusciante’s work with the Red Hot Chili Peppers knows the man loves the wah pedal. And not just any wah pedal but the Ibanez WH10, a pedal from the Eighties.