Contact Us

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers / Mars Volta Members Launch New Project Kimono Kult

Kimono Kult
Neurotic Yell

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante and At the Drive-In / Mars Volta guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez have teamed up to create the new project Kimono Kult. Both eccentric musicians have put out some odd forms of rock in the past, and from what we’ve learned about Kimono Kult, it has the potential to out-weird them all.

Musicians like Frusciante and Rodriguez-Lopez aren’t the type to just sit around after departing from various projects. In fact, the duo have been longtime collaborators. Frusciante played on five of the Mars Volta’s six studio albums and on many of Rodriguez-Lopez’s solo endeavors. Rodriguez-Lopez has an unbelievably massive catalogue of music, also lending his talents to some of Frusciante’s solo works.

In addition to Frusciante and Rodriguez-Lopez, Kimono Kult consists of Le Butcherettes vocalist / guitarist Teri Gender Bender, guitarist Dante White-Aliano, bass / violin / trumpet player Laena Geronimo and multiinstrumentalist Nicole Turley, who happens to be John Frusciante’s wife.

The band’s debut recording, ‘Hiding in the Light,’ is described as “four songs of electro / dub / afro-beat / avant-freak / jazz-like conversations of instrumental ecstasy.” We’re sold!

‘Hiding in the Light’ will be released digitally on March 4 via Neurotic Yell Records. To learn more about Kimono Kult and to pre-order ‘Hiding in the Light,’ check out the group’s Bandcamp page.

Red Hot Chili Peppers To Play Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Performance

Best of Q103

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q103albany.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Rock-A-Holics quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Rock-A-Holics contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.