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Flea Writes About Addiction in New Essay for Time’s “The Opioid Diaries”

Flea has understandably learned quite a bit about drugs, dependency, and temptation during his time as a bassist for the Red…
Tirhakah Love / February 26, 2018

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Josh Klinghoffer’s Latest Pluralone Single Features Flea and Jack Irons

Josh Klinghoffer has remained extremely busy since he was dismissed from the Red Hot Chili Peppers last December. He's hunkered down in his Los Angeles…
Daniel Kohn / July 2, 2020

Quarantine Classic Concerts: Tibetan Freedom Concert

Rock ‘n roll and politics have a long, intertwined history -- and it’s hard to find a better example than the Tibetan Freedom Concert.
Sean Moltisanti / June 4, 2020

Bright Eyes Share Another New Single, ‘One and Done’ Featuring Flea

Bright Eyes have shared a third song from their not-yet-titled ninth album, which sure seems to be arriving sometime in 2020 and breaking a nine-year…
Daniel Kohn / May 27, 2020

Red Hot Chili Peppers Stream Their Lollapalooza 2006 Set

In recent weeks, Lollapalooza has been sharing sets from its vast vault. Today's is one that draws back on the fest's rich alt-rock history…
SPIN Staff / May 21, 2020

Quarantine Classic Concerts: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and Pearl Jam’s December 1991 Tour

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and Pearl Jam all together on one bill. It doesn’t get more ‘90s than this. It couldn’t.  You…
Sean Moltisanti / April 27, 2020

Metallica Cancels Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life Headlining Slots

Metallica has canceled their headlining slot at Sonic Temple fest in Columbus, Ohio, this May. They'll be replaced by Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tool.
Daniel Kohn / February 24, 2020

John Frusciante Returns to the Stage for 2 Performances

John Frusciante made his first appearance with the Red Hot Chili Peppers since he rejoined the band at a memorial event put on by the Tony Hawk Foundation.
Eran Ryan / February 9, 2020

Josh Klinghoffer Details His Red Hot Chili Peppers Departure and Legacy: ‘It’s Not Like I Feel Like a Failure’

A phone call with Eddie Vedder helped guitarist move forward from the surprising dismissal
Daniel Kohn / February 4, 2020

A New Red Hot Chili Peppers Album With John Frusciante Is Coming

The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced last month that they'd be reuniting with long-running guitarist John Frusciante, but didn't divulge what the reunion would entail…
Andy Cush / January 8, 2020

John Frusciante Is Rejoining Red Hot Chili Peppers

Longtime Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante left in 2009 after almost 20 years with the band to focus on his solo career. Upon…
Rob Arcand / December 15, 2019

Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers Will Headline Boston Calling 2020

Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to headline next year's Boston Calling Music Festival. "Boston is such a great city for…
Will Gottsegen / November 13, 2019

Eddie Vedder Joins Red Hot Chili Peppers to Cover Prince and Jimi Hendrix in L.A.

Silverlake Conservatory of Music held their annual fundraising concert this past Saturday (November 2). The long-running benefit concert, dinner, and auction was Emcee'd by Marc…
Rob Arcand / November 3, 2019

12 Best Rock Star Cameos on The Simpsons

It's become a badge of honor for athletes, rockers, authors, astronauts, actors, politicians, and pop culture icons to get The Simpsons treatment. And on October…
Jolie Lash / October 13, 2019

The 69 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1999

1999 essentially marked the end of the alternative dream floated by punk bands in the '80s, sold by record companies in the '90s, and eventually…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2019

Watch Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Perform With Members of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Foo Fighters

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready curated the inaugural Peak to Sky music festival in Montana this past weekend and assembled a supergroup of sorts for…
Tosten Burks / July 8, 2019
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