Red Hot Chili Peppers unveil new guitarist during Neil Young cover – video

Josh Klinghoffer makes his public debut playing 'A Man Needs A Maid'

Red Hot Chili Peppers have made their first public performance with new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer.

The band, featuring their new addition, covered Neil Young‘s ‘A Man Needs A Maid’ at the 2010 MusiCares Person Of The Year event in Los Angeles on January 29.

Watch video footage of the performance, which was being held in tribute to Young, by scrolling down now.

Klinghoffer has reportedly replaced John Frusciante full-time in the band, although no official announcement has been made regarding his appointment. [url=]Frusciante confirmed he had quit in December[/url, saying that he actually left the band “over a year ago” because his musical ambitions had “changed”. He added that he remains on good terms with his former bandmates.

Watch fan footage of Red Hot Chili Peppers performing ‘A Man Needs A Maid’ below: