1. Flea Defends Red Hot Chili Peppers' 'Unplugged' Super Bowl Performance

    February 04, 2014 7:26 PM EST Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has responded to reports that he and his bandmates' instruments were not plugged in during their Super Bowl performance with Bruno Mars last Sunday. In a post on the band's website , Flea noted that the band was aware from the beginning that…

  2. Red Hot Chili Peppers on Singles Surge: 'They Need to Come Out'

    July 12, 2012 6:15 PM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers are about to lay a bunch of new music on their fans. Starting next month, the group will release nine singles, each with two songs, as digital downloads and seven-inch vinyl pressings. "Strange Man"/"Long Progression" will lead off on Aug. 14,…

  3. Red Hot Chili Peppers to Release 18 Unheard Singles

    June 18, 2012 3:25 PM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced Monday (June 18) that they would be debuting a surge of previously-unreleased singles over the next six months. The 18 new songs will be available as nine double-sided singles, available worldwide in both digital and 7" vinyl format. "Some songs…

  4. Red Hot Chili Peppers Turn Detroit Concert Into Nicklas Lidstrom Night

    June 04, 2012 12:00 PM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers turned their weekend concert in Detroit into a tribute to a National Hockey League legend. At the end of Friday's [June 1] show at Joe Louis Arena, drummer Chad Smith -- who was raised in suburban Detroit and sported a Detroit Red Wings jumpsuit as well as a…

  5. John Frusciante Won't Attend Rock Hall Induction of Chili Peppers

    March 06, 2012 1:30 PM EST But Jack Irons Will Be There, Says Chad Smith, Who Also Talks Anthony Kiedis' Recovery & the Band's 'Bright' Future The Red Hot Chili Peppers ' unexpected tour break to let frontman Anthony Kiedis undergo and recover from foot surgery may serve to expedite the…

  6. Take a 'Look' at the Red Hot Chili Peppers Video Made Before Kiedis' Foot Injury

    January 25, 2012 1:45 PM EST Ever wanted to take a "Look Around" the Red Hot Chili Peppers members' apartments? Well, their new video might give you a little indication to what their personal lives are like. Or maybe it's just a ridiculous video showing the guys doing what they do best -- rocking out.…

  7. Red Hot Chili Peppers' 'I'm With You': Track-By-Track Review

    August 30, 2011 11:25 AM EDT In a nearly 30-year career, Los Angeles poster boys Red Hot Chili Peppers have been christened punk-funk pioneers, genre-bridging party-starters, intricate virtuosos, stadium-ready rockers, introspective balladeers and sunny elder statesmen of rock. Having weathered bandmate departures,…

  8. Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock New Songs at Private Club Show

    August 23, 2011 12:05 PM EDT Seven songs from the Red Hot Chili Peppers ' 10th album, "I'm With You," made it into the punk-funk icons' 90-minute set Monday night at a private show at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood. "I'm With You" will be released Aug. 30, and the same day the…

  9. Red Hot Chili Peppers Unveil 'Rain Dance Maggie' Single: Listen

    July 18, 2011 11:11 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers return -- with a new guitarist and some more cowbell, no less -- with "The Adventure of Rain Dance Maggie," the first single from forthcoming album "I'm With You" that hit the web on Monday (July 18). "Hey now/ you've got to make it…

  10. Rick Rubin on New Chili Peppers & Metallica Albums, Why Adele's Hot Streak Is 'Just Beginning'

    June 20, 2011 2:30 PM EDT As Adele's "21" enjoys its tenth non-consecutive week atop the Billboard 200 -- though it's projected to be knocked out this week by the "Hell: The Sequel" debut by Bad Meets Evil ( Eminem and Royce da 5'9" ) -- Rick Rubin says he doesn't think the…

  11. Red Hot Chili Peppers' 'I'm With You' Tracklist Revealed

    June 13, 2011 11:22 AM EDT Just one week after the Red Hot Chili Peppers made the initial announcement of tenth studio album "I'm With You" on its official website , the band has now released a full tracklist for the Aug. 30 set. It is as follows: "Monarchy of Roses" "Factory of Faith"…

  12. Red Hot Chili Peppers to Return with 'You' Album in August

    June 06, 2011 12:12 PM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to return with their first album in five years this August. The band announced on its official website Sunday that it will release "I'm With You," its tenth studio album, on Aug. 30. The set is produced by Rick Rubin , who is also working on…

  13. Red Hot Chili Peppers 'Halfway Through' Next Album, Says Drummer

    October 26, 2010 12:45 PM EDT Chad Smith is happy to be releasing a sophomore album by his instrumental band the Bombastic Meatbats, even if his "day job" in the Red Hot Chili Peppers and his other moonlighting gig in Chickenfoot make it hard to squeeze in time for everything. "Yeah, it shows it's not…

  14. Billboard Bits: Jack Johnson, Tito Jackson, Milli Vanilli, Red Hot Chili Peppers And More

    February 01, 2010 5:45 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. It's official - the cast of the MTV's hit reality show "The Jersey Shore" will return for a second season this summer. Six of the seven cast members appeared on the "Today…

  15. John Frusciante Leaves Red Hot Chili Peppers

    December 17, 2009 12:36 PM EST R ed Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has confirmed he's left the band again -- a year ago, no less. Frusciante has posted a statement on his web site and his MySpace site saying that, "When I quit the band, over a year ago, we were on an indefinite hiatus. There was no…

  16. Hayes Travels New 'Roads' On Sophomore CD

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Irish rock starlet Gemma Hayes traveled from her fabled home county of Tipperary to Los Angeles to record her sophomore set, "The Roads Don't Love You." Irish rock starlet Gemma Hayes traveled from her fabled home county of Tipperary to Los Angeles to record her sophomore set, …

  17. Gemma Hayes Embraces L.A. For Second Album

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Irish singer/songwriter Gemma Hayes is eyeing a fall release for her as-yet-untitled sophomore Astralwerks album. Irish singer/songwriter Gemma Hayes is eyeing a fall release for her as-yet-untitled sophomore Astralwerks album. The artist relocated to Los Angeles to record the set, which was…

  18. Chili Peppers To Rock Snowboard Fest

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers will on Dec. 20 headline the Chevy Truck U.S. Snowboard Grand Prix in Park City, Utah. The special outdoor concert appearance -- dubbed "Peppers and Pipes" -- will be held at The Red Hot Chili Peppers will on Dec. 20 headline the Chevy Truck U.S. Snowboard…