The original guitarist, John Frusciante, reunites with the Red Hot Chili Peppers

John Frusciante, the former guitarist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers recently announced he is rejoining the band.

Bassist Flea posted to Instagram how Frusciante is replacing Josh Klinghoffer as lead guitarist.

Originally, Klinghoffer replaced Frusciante in 2009 after he quit the band.

Image via Instagram

Frusciante was known to battle addiction and since leaving the band he has focused releasing his own music as a solo artist.

The band currently has seven festival dates scheduled for 2020 but it is unclear if there are more in queued up.