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The Return of John Frusciante

Chris Campion, Dazed & Confused, April 2001

MOST ROCK STARS have "lost weekends". John Frusciante had "lost years", specifically the period between 1992 and 1997. At the height of the Red Chilli Peppers' early '90s success, their freaked-out axe-man made like Syd Barrett; he quit the band, swore off music and dedicated his life entirely to "tripping his head out" by painting time away.

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