John Frusciante Aerosmith Leak Stuns Red Hot Chili Peppers Fans


Bob Forrest has uploaded what may have been the first live performance featuring former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante. You can listen to the Thelonious Monster show from September 23, 1988 below, featuring Aerosmith and The Beatles covers. Red Hot Chili Peppers fans on Reddit were stunned and pleased with the upload.

Thelonious Monster
Cal State Fullerton Pub

Handheld Walkman – Cassette (M) – Cassette – Wav – Mastering – Flac

D1 – 8PM Set (Peter Frampton Set)

Sammy Hagar Weekend (Cuts In)
Union Street
Real Kinda Hatred
Hang Tough
White Girl
Walk On Water
Oh (No Sense At All)
Gut Feeling (JF On Vox)
Swan Song
Looking To The West
Not Fade Away
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
For My Lover (Cut)

D2 – 10PM Set (The Germs Set)

Where The Streets Have No Name (Cuts)
Yer Blues
So What If I Did
Sammy Hagar Weekend
Lena Horne Still Sings Stormy Weather
…And The Rest Of The Band
Real Kinda Hatred
Bad Company
Sweet Emotion
Oh (No Sense At All)
Walk On Water
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (Cut)

Tickets $4 for Students, $5 for Non-students, $6 at Door

Bob Forrest – Vocals
John Frusciante on guitar (Pre – First show w/ RHCP on 10/05 !!)
Rob Graves – Bass
Chris Hanson – Guitar
Pete Weiss – Drums

? – Harmonica (…And The Rest Of The Band, 10pm set)
Identifier: TM1988-09-23
Lineage: Handheld Walkman – Cassette (M) – Cassette – Wav – Mastering – Flac
Location: Fullerton, CA
Scanner: Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader 1.6.4
Source: Aud Cassette
Type: sound
Venue: Cal State Fullerton Pub

You can listen to the show on the embedded player below, or go to