John Frusciante, born March 5, 1970, is an American musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the guitarist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He has released 11 solo albums and 7 EPs, ranging in style from acoustic guitar music to electronic music. Frusciante is widely regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time. He was named among the greats by Rolling Stone and Gibson, as well as in a BBC poll. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2012.