Hillel Slovak was a guitarist and artist of other mediums. He reached fame as being a founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He left in 1983 only to return in 1985 and played on two of their records. Unfortunatly he died of a drug overdose in June 1988 the day after returning home from the Chili's first ever European tour. This sent the band into a downward spiral. Anthony Kiedis went on a speedball binge. While Jack Irons was hostpitalized for clinical depression and left the band. They returned adding Chad Smith and the legendary John Frusciante who had been Hillel's biggest fan.
Hillel Slovak rocked his socks and his stratocaster
He's pure genious