musician/guitarist formerly of Red-Hot Chili Peppers
. Arik joined the band after guitarist John Frusciante quit on a heroin
induced high. His tenure
with the band was very short-lived. He was soon replaced by love-god Dave Navarro.
Since leaving the Peppers, Arik started wearing turbans and released a solo album called Memories of Amnesia. He also played on Macy Gray's On How Life Is CD.