John Frusciante and Dave Navarro


Guitarist JOHN FRUSCIANTE played his first gig since reuniting with RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS late last year. The last time the guitarist joined bandmates ANTHONY KEIDIS and FLEA for a three song set including “Give It Away,” GANG OF FOUR’s “Not Great Men” and THE STOOGES “I Wanna Be Your Dog.” The performance was part of a memorial concert for Andrew Burkle who was a filmaker and son of billionaire Ron Burkle and the event was put on by the Tony Hawk Foundation. Check out the footage below!

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Also on stage were JANE’S ADDICTION’s drummer STEPHEN PERKINS and guitarist DAVE NAVARRO. The last time JOHN FRUSCIANTE performed with RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS was in 2007. DAVE NAVARRO played in the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS during the 90’s and performed on their 1995 record “One Hot Minute.” before being fired in 1998.

Former RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Guitarist JOSH KLINGHOFFER revealed how he was fired by the band after JOHN FRUSCIANTE announced his return. 

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are scheduled to headline three festivals this coming May including Hangout in Alabama, Boston Calling, and BottleRock in Napa, California.

MEGADETH To Tour With LAMB OF GOD As Part of a Massive Co-Headlining Tour

Today it was revealed that metal bands MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD will tour together as what’s being dubbed as a “co-headlining” trek. The tour will take up a large amount of their 2020 with the North American shows also having TRIVIUM and IN FLAMES as supporting acts.

This tour will mark the first time MEGADETH has headlined since frontman DAVE MUSTAINE was diagnosed with cancer in 2019. MEGADETH is currently opening for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH across Europe until the end of this month. This tour has marked the first tour dates MEGADETH has undertaken since DAVE MUSTAINE was declared “cancer-free”

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LAMB OF GOD’s guitarist MARK MORTON released a statement to coincide with today’s announcement saying

 “The world has never needed heavy more than it does today and top to bottom, this tour delivers! LAMB OF GOD has toured with and been friends with all of these bands for years, but for all of us to be on the same bill is something extra special. Come early and stay late. This is THE metal tour of the year.”

TRIVIUM’s MATT HEAFY would put out a statement saying

“We are happy to be a part of the biggest real metal tour of the year. This tour is the main event and represents heavy metal and the culture that goes with it,”


“We were honored to be asked to join this package. We were actually supposed to take this summer off, but of course we couldn’t say no. After playing shows with all of these guys for years, 2020 is going to feel like an awesome reunion. See you on the road, Jesterheads!”

Tickets go on sale Feb. 14 at 10AM local time. Citi cardmembers get early access to pre-sale tickets & VIP packages beginning Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 10AM local time until Thursday, Feb. 13 at 10pm local time.

6/12 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
6/13 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
6/14 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater
6/16 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
6/17 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
6/18 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
6/20 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
6/21 – Boston, MA @ Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
6/23 – Syracuse, NY @ St. Joseph’s Heath Amphitheater at Lakeview
6/24 – Providence, RI @ Bold Point Lake Amphitheater
6/28 – Burgettstown, PA @ S&T Bank Music Park*
6/29 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
7/01 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theater
7/02 – Mount Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino Amphitheatre
7/03 – Indianapolis, IN @ Ruoff Music Center
7/05 – Atlanta, GA @ Ameris Music Center
7/07 – Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion
7/08 – Cleveland, OH @Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
7/10 – Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
7/11 – St. Louis, MO @ Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis, MO*
7/12 – Nashville, TN @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium
7/14 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP*
7/16 – Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater
7/17 – Houston, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
7/18 – Irving, TX @The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory+
7/20 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
7/21- Phoenix, AZ @ Isleta Amphitheater
7/23 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre
7/25 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
7/26 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
7/29 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
7/30 – Pocatello, ID @ Portneuf Health Trust Amphitheatre
8/01 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion

Fall 2020:
10/02 – West Palm Beach, FL @ iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
10/06 – Birmingham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
10/07 – New Orleans, LA @ UNO Lakefront Arena
10/09 – Corpus Christi, TX @ American Bank Center Arena
10/11 – El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center
10/14 – Springfield, MO @ JOH Arena
10/16 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
10/21 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
10/23 – Huntington, WV @ Mountain Heath Arena
10/24 – Bethlehem, PA @ The Wind Creek Event Center
10/27 – Quebec City, QC @ Centre Videotron
10/28 – Laval, QC @ Place Bell
10/30 – St, Paul, MN @ Armory
10/03 – Green Bay, WI @ Resch Center*
11/02 – Omaha, NE @ Baxter Arena
11/03 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
11/05 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
11/07 – Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Events Center
11/10 – Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena
11/11 – Nampa, ID @ Ford Idaho Center Arena
11/13 – Reno, NV @ Reno Events Center