Red Hot Chili Peppers' guitarist Jack Sherman dies at age 64 of unknown causes

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Red Hot Chili Peppers' guitarist Jack Sherman dies at age 64 of unknown causes

Red Hot Chili Peppers' guitarist Jack Sherman passes away aged 64 of unknown causes as the band pays tribute to 'unique' musicianThe b

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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ guitarist Jack Sherman passes away aged 64 of unknown causes as the band pays tribute to ‘unique’ musician

  • The band took to Instagram on Friday to announced Jack’s passing, calling him ‘unique’
  • The guitarist played on the band’s debut self-titled album and contributed to their albums Freaky Styley, Mother’s Milk and The Abbey Road EP
  • Jack replaced Hillel Slovak on the band’s 1983 debut album and the subsequent Freaky Styley, but was replaced by Slovak before the latter album was released

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman has died at 64, however no cause of death has been determined. 

The band announced Sherman’s passing on Friday in an Instagram post, calling him ‘unique.’ 

The guitarist played on the band’s debut self-titled album and contributed to their albums Freaky Styley, Mother’s Milk and The Abbey Road EP. 

RIP: Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman has died at 64, no cause of death has been determined (Sherman pictured in 1998)

RIP: Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman has died at 64, no cause of death has been determined (Sherman pictured in 1998)

‘We of the RHCP family would like to wish Jack Sherman smooth sailing into the worlds beyond, for he has passed,’ the band wrote to Instagram. 

Adding: ‘Jack played on our debut album as well as our first tour of the USA. He was a unique dude and we thank him for all times good, bad and in between. Peace on the boogie platform.’ 

Sherman replaced Hillel Slovak on the 1983 debut album and the subsequent Freaky Styley, but was replaced by Slovak before the latter album was released. 

Tribute: The band announced Sherman's passing on Friday in an Instagram post, calling him 'unique.' 'We of the RHCP family would like to wish Jack Sherman smooth sailing into the worlds beyond, for he has passed,' the band wrote to Instagram (pictured on Instagram from an unknown date)

Tribute: The band announced Sherman’s passing on Friday in an Instagram post, calling him ‘unique.’ ‘We of the RHCP family would like to wish Jack Sherman smooth sailing into the worlds beyond, for he has passed,’ the band wrote to Instagram (pictured on Instagram from an unknown date)

Though, his work with the Red Hot Chili Peppers is often considered essential by fans, he was not included when the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. 

At the time, he told Billboard: ‘I’m being dishonored, and it sucks.’ 

Apart from the rock band, Sherman also worked on Tonio K.’s Notes from the Lost Civilization, Bob Dylan’s Knocked Out Loaded, as well as George Clinton and Feargal Sharkey albums. 

Missing: Sherman replaced Hillel Slovak to be on the 1983 debut album and the second Freaky Styley, but was replaced by Slovak before the later album was released. He was not included when the band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (singer Anthony Kiedis (left), bassist Flea, and guitarist John Frusciante pictured in 1999)

Missing: Sherman replaced Hillel Slovak to be on the 1983 debut album and the second Freaky Styley, but was replaced by Slovak before the later album was released. He was not included when the band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (singer Anthony Kiedis (left), bassist Flea, and guitarist John Frusciante pictured in 1999)

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