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Ex-Chili Peppers Guitarist Frusciante to Release Solo EP in August

Image courtesy of Record Collection (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Record Collection (via ABC News Radio)

John Frusciante has announced that he’ll be releasing a new EP, Outsides , next month.  The former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist says that the forthcoming release will feature “a ten-minute guitar solo and two abstract ‘out’ pieces of music.”

“It's a modern approach to the concepts of harmony found in some late 50s/early 60s free jazz and some 20th century classical,” he says about Outsides in a statement. “Making forward moving, full sounding music without resorting to any familiar musical relationships of harmony to serve as a basis has been a goal of mine for quite a while. Both songs have my style of drums and guitar solos, but nevertheless I think of them as my version of modern classical music.”

Outsides will arrive in stores on August 27.  If you pre-order the EP now at JohnFrusciante.com , you'll score an immediate download of a bonus track titled “Sol.”

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