It is no secret that Rick Rubin has a rich history with a number of legendary musical acts and the Red Hot Chili Peppers are arguably top of that list. So it isn’t a surprise to find out he had front-row seat to the band’s reunion with guitarist John Frusciante in late 2019. It seems that the guitarist’s return still affected him deeply.
Rick Rubin opens up on the reunion
The legendary producer and songwriting coach was the guest on the 800th episode of Chris Jericho’s Talk Is Jericho podcast, and he had some things to spill on the band’s comeback album with Frusciante too. He said that the reunion made him cry.