The Darkness‘ Justin Hawkins has shared that he “will get nothing” from Crimson Sizzling Chili Pepper‘s guitarist John Frusciante, on his podcast.
The frontman’s feedback got here from a latest episode of “How NOT to Write a Tune,” his podcast wherein he and his visitor Pat Finnerty (of the YouTube collection What Makes This Tune Stink) mentioned Frusciante and his guitar taking part in.
“My concern with Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers is that I get nothing from John Frusciante’s guitar taking part in. I really feel like if we are able to name [Dire Straits’] Mark Knopfler an underrated participant, I might describe John Frusciante as an overrated participant. In reality, I’ve accomplished that greater than as soon as,” shared Hawkins.
He added: “Possibly it’s like that factor the place you change into a super-accomplished painter and begin performing some naive child-like daubings, and that’s your part. I feel which may have been one of many issues he was exploring, nevertheless it doesn’t cease it from being shit.”
Hawkins additionally acknowledged that the very first thing Crimson Sizzling Chilli Peppers followers say is that he’s “jealous” of Frusciante’s success. “It’s all the time like, ‘You’re jealous as a result of he bought extra information than you might have.’ And it’s like, properly, Mark Knopfler has bought much more, extra, extra information than me, and I’m not jealous of him. I really like his guitar taking part in. In order that argument doesn’t actually maintain any water,” he mentioned.
What did obtain a praise from him was Frusciante’s tone and his assortment of “outdated, outdated, outdated” Fender Stratocasters.
In different information, The Darkness are set to open for Weapons ‘N Roses at their BST Hyde Park present. The band can be set to embark on a European tour to have fun the twentieth anniversary of their debut album ‘Permission To Land’.
They’ve introduced 13 European exhibits forward of a world tour that’s to be revealed within the coming months.
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