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Guitarist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and acclaimed singer-songwriter
Alternative Pop/ Rock, Alternative/ Indie Rock, Lo-Fi
Eccentric, Fractured, Distraught, Cathartic, Melancholy, Passionate, Somber, Restrained, Organic, Sentimental, Reflective
Soundtrack, Actor/Actress, Composer
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John Anthony Frusciante (born March 5, 1970) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as the former guitarist of the alternative rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, with whom he has recorded five studio albums. Frusciante also maintains an active solo career, having released nine albums under his own name, as well as two collaborations with Josh Klinghoffer and Joe Lally under the name Ataxia. His solo recordings incorporate a variety of elements ranging from experimental rock and ambient music to New Wave and electronica. Drawing influence from guitarists of various genres, Frusciante emphasizes melody and emotion in his guitar playing, and favors vintage guitars and analog recording techniques.
Frusciante joined the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the age of eighteen, first appearing on the band`s 1989 album Mother`s Milk. The group`s follow-up album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, was a breakthrough success. However, he was overwhelmed by the band`s newfound popularity and as a result quit in 1992. He became a recluse and entered a long period of heroin addiction, during which he released his first recordings: Niandra Lades and Usually Just a T-Shirt (1994) and Smile from the Streets You Hold (1997). In 1998, Frusciante successfully completed drug rehabilitation and rejoined the Chili Peppers for their 1999 album Californication. Since then he has continued to record with the band and has received critical recognition for his guitar-playing, ranking eighteenth on Rolling Stone`s list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" in 2003.
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John Anthony Frusciante
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D'Addario guitar strings, 2003-2007
Guitarist, singer, producer, songwriter
John Frusciante sr. (judge)
Gail Bruno (singer)
Laurence Berkley (stepfather) (martial arts instructor)
Flea (musician), Josh Klinghoffer (musician), RZA (musician)
Erik Berkley (TV producer)
Venetian Snares (musician)
Stoney Point High, USA
Musicians Institute of Technology, USA
johnfrusciante.com, myspace.com/johnfrusciantemusic, invisible-movement.net
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John Anthony Frusciante (born March 5, 1970) is an American guitarist, singer, producer and composer. He is best known as the former guitarist of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, from 1988 until 1992, and again from 1998 until 2009. He recorded five studio albums with them.
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Experimental rock, avant-garde music, alternative rock, art rock, electronica, funk rock, funk, ambient, psychedelic rock, progressive rock
Guitar, vocals, keyboards, drum machine, bass guitar, piano, synthesizers
Warner Bros., Record Collection, Birdman, American Recordings, Funk Soul Recordings
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ataxia, Josh Klinghoffer, The Mars Volta, Omar Rodríguez-López, Black Knights, Venetian Snares, Swahili Blonde, Kimono Kult, Duran Duran, Pearl Jam, Fugazi
Neurotic Yell Records, AcidTest
Rock, avant-garde, electronic
A tattoo of a couple making love on his lower right arm, later covered by new skin, Octopus tattoo on his right shoulder, RHCP asterisk tattoo on his right wrist, Tribal tattoo on his left shoulder, Tribal tattooon his left lower inner arm, Tribute to Ornette Coleman tattoo on his left lower inner arm
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