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Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist to fill in for Navarro on upcoming tour dates as he continues restoration from lengthy Covid

The semi-reunited Jane’s Addiction have introduced another lineup change with former Red Hot Chili Peppers member Josh Klinghoffer filling in for Dave Navarro on the band’s upcoming tour.

Prior to Jane’s Addiction’s return as half their joint tour with Smashing Pumpkins final yr, Perry Farrell and firm revealed that Navarro wouldn’t be becoming a member of them on the street as the guitarist recovered from a prolonged bout with lengthy Covid; Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen subbed in in Navarro’s absence.

A whole reunion of the traditional Jane’s lineup in over a decade must wait somewhat longer, nonetheless, as the band introduced Friday that Navarro is not going to be part of them on their preliminary run of 2023 dates.

“As a band we’re in a terrific place, writing new music, and the bond is tighter than ever,” the band wrote in a press release. “We all hope Dave could be out enjoying with us; when he feels wholesome and prepared.”

Farrell, bassist Eric Avery and drummer Stephen Perkins continued, “For the close to future, our brother Josh Klinghoffer will soar in for the upcoming exhibits on the West Coast, South America and a few extra worldwide exhibits.”


Jane’s Addiction have up to now booked 5 West Coast for March, adopted by a trio of South American gigs at Farrell’s Lollapalooza fests.

As Farrell instructed Rolling Stone in 2022, although the band had by no means performed a gig with out Navarro since their 1985 formation, “When we booked this tour and Dave was sick, we didn’t know he’d take this lengthy, to be trustworthy with you. You have to have the ability to adapt. I actually do have to think about everyone on the crew and their households. They have mouths to feed, they usually haven’t had a paycheck in nearly two years.”

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