Red Hot Chili Peppers

Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Don’t Quite Escape From L.A. on ‘The Getaway’

Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes of a recently kicked bowl of California’s finest medicinal-grade greenery, the Red Hot Chili Peppers decided that 2016…
Colin Joyce / June 21, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers Are Shirtless and Bruised in ‘Dark Necessities’ Video

Fans got to see the Red Hot Chili Peppers go shirtless twice in one week: with James Corden on "Carpool Karaoke" and again in the…
Brian Josephs / June 16, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis Low-Key Saved a Baby’s Life

The perpetually shirtless Red Hot Chili Peppers did a fine job wrestling Late Late Show host James Corden on "Carpool Karaoke" this Tuesday, but their greatest moment may have happened…
Anna Gaca / June 16, 2016

James Corden and Red Hot Chili Peppers Play Some ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Red Hot Chili Peppers' publicity run for their upcoming album The Getaway took them to James Corden's famed "Carpool Karaoke" segment last night. The Late Late Show host, who's been…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ New Song ‘We Turn Red’ Is a Poppy Tour of the U.S.A.

Red Hot Chili Peppers have shared a third song from their new album The Getaway. Titled "We Turn Red," it's a funked-up tour of destinations in America's East, South, Midwest,…
Anna Gaca / June 10, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers Make a Slithering ‘Getaway’ on New Track

After releasing the surprisingly tight pop-funk of "Dark Necessities" a couple weeks ago, Red Hot Chili Peppers are back with the title track of their…
Andrew Unterberger / May 27, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis Hospitalized

Update: Anthony Kiedis' wasn't the only mishap at KROQ's Weenie Roast — Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson fell off the stage during their set, right in…
Rachel Brodsky / May 15, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers Release Funky New Single ‘Dark Necessities’

Five years after I'm With You, the post-John Frusciante Red Hot Chili Peppers are getting ready to release The Getaway, their 11th studio album. Today, Cinco de Mayo,…
Brian Josephs / May 5, 2016

Chad Smith and Will Ferrell Make Drumming a Team Sport at Red Hot Benefit Gig

Last night, celebrity doppelgängers Will Ferrell and Chad Smith teamed up once more last night at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium, for the Red Hot Benefit…
Andrew Unterberger / April 30, 2016

Watch Flea’s Bass-Only Rendition of the National Anthem at Kobe Bryant’s Last Game

Update: Flea's rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Kobe Bryant's final NBA game received, uh, mixed reviews, to say the least. One typical comment on Twitter? "I couldn't…
Rachel Brodsky / April 14, 2016

Lollapalooza 2016 Lineup Confirmed: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and More

The rumors are true: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, and Red Hot Chili Peppers are going to headline the 2016 Lollapalooza music festival. Sources hinted that the three…
James Grebey / March 23, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and Will Ferrell Reunite for Red Hot Benefit Comedy + Music Show & Quinceanera

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and his celebrity doppelgänger, comedian and actor Will Ferrell, have just announced their collaborative Red Hot Benefit Comedy +…
Brennan Carley / March 7, 2016

Osheaga Festival 2016 Lineup: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Lana Del Rey

Montreal's Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts has announced its full 2016 lineup, featuring headliners Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Lana Del Rey. Future, Disclosure,…
Anna Gaca / February 23, 2016

Future, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Duran Duran, and More to Play Ottawa Bluesfest

Correction: An earlier version of this post noted that the Bluesfest would take place in downtown Ontario when, in fact, it takes place in downtown…
Andrew Unterberger / February 23, 2016

John Frusciante Will Release an Electronic Record in April

Former Red Hot Chili Pepper and current un-rock star John Frusciante will release an EP titled Foregrow on April 16 (which, coincidentally, happens to be Record Store…
Anna Gaca / February 18, 2016

Both Wilco and Red Hot Chili Peppers Covered David Bowie Songs Last Night

Two rock bands paid tribute to the late, great David Bowie in separate concert appearances on opposite coasts last night. At…
Brennan Carley / February 6, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Vampire Weekend, Killer Mike, and More to Play Bernie Sanders Gigs

Continuing the trend sparked by Brooklyn's recent "Brooklyn Is Berning!" Bernie Sanders benefit, several major bands have signed on to stump for the presidential candidate…
Brennan Carley / January 27, 2016

BottleRock Napa Valley 2016 Lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + the Machine, Stevie Wonder, and More

The lineup for this year's BottleRock Napa Valley — a three-day festival of eats, grape-based beverages, and tunes set to take place over Memorial Day…
Harley Brown / January 5, 2016

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist John Frusciante Just Released Lots of Free Music

John Frusciante, the former guitarist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, just up and released a bunch of new music for free. In a lengthy open…
James Grebey / November 25, 2015

Marc Maron’s ‘WTF’ Guests Today Are Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea and Metallica’s Robert Trujillo

Marc Maron of the WTF podcast is known for booking some of the strongest, most narrative-minded musical guests, and as Stereogum points out, it's a trend…
Brennan Carley / November 19, 2015
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