Josh Klinghoffer is not the new guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers

Information is currently circling the web that needs clarification, regarding Josh Klinghoffer and Red Hot Chili Peppers. is currently undergoing a change of ownership, and in transferring data and relevant correspondence to the new owner, personal communications between Josh and Katrina (Cavadino, former editor of JKDN) were mistakenly sent out, leading to a story that should never have been run.

Until official notice comes from the band or management, Josh’s role in the band is not confirmed and remains subject to speculation.