Posts tagged "chad smith"

See Chad Smith Kiss the Ground of Led Zeppelin’s Headley Grange

In late 1970 or early 1971, John Bonham recorded the drums for "When the Levee Breaks" from Led Zeppelin IV. The session took place i…
By: Marc Hogan / January 22, 2015

Watch Chad Smith Visit Led Zeppelin’s Old Recording Space

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has, it seems, set foot in a holy space for percussionists: Headley Grange, a house…
By: Rachel Brodsky / January 16, 2015

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Teams With Jon Batiste on ‘The Process’

Chad Smith's drum-off with his doppelganger Will Ferrell this summer was apparently just the first of many new musical collaborations for the Red Hot Chili…
By: James Grebey / October 21, 2014

The Will Ferrell, Chad Smith Drum-Off May Get a Sequel in Seattle

The drum battle of the century may beat on. As noted by just about anyone anywhere who cares about music and/or comedy, in May, Will…
By: Chris Martins / September 9, 2014

Lars Ulrich Accepts Will Ferrell and Chad Smith’s Drum-Off Challenge

Lars Ulrich has picked up the gauntlet. On June 10, Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith told SPIN the Metallica…
By: Marc Hogan / June 12, 2014

Q&A: Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Challenge Metallica’s Lars Ulrich to Drum-Off

Will Ferrell may have gotten the best of Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith in their The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon drum-off…
By: Marc Hogan / June 10, 2014

Chili Peppers Crash Will Ferrell and Chad Smith’s Drum-Off on ‘Fallon’

Don't fear the ringer. And we don't mean cowbell. Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith staged their long-teased drum battle…
By: Marc Hogan / May 23, 2014

The Will Ferrell-Chad Smith Drum Battle Now Has a Date and Venue

If you placed bets on the drum battle between Will Ferrell and the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith, the time will soon come…
By: Marc Hogan / May 16, 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers Call ‘Bullshit’ on Use of Music in Torture

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has responded to a report the CIA used the band's music as an "enhanced interrogation technique," and…
By: Marc Hogan / April 14, 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Calls Out Will Ferrell for ‘Impersonating’ Him

If Chad Smith is still annoyed by the hoopla surrounding the Red Hot Chili Peppers' mimed Super Bowl performance, he now has an outlet…
By: Dan Reilly / February 6, 2014

Hear It: Chili Pepper Chad Smith’s Funky Side-Project

When he's not playing drums in his day jobs with the Red Hot Chili Peppers or supergroup Chickenfoot, Chad Smith cuts loose with a jazz-funk-fusio…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / October 20, 2010

Q&A: Red Hot Chili Pepper Chad Smith

Chad Smith does more during his time off than most people do when they're working.
By: David Marchese / August 26, 2009