1. The 10 Most Controversial Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Moments (Plus Two)

    April 10, 2014 11:44 AM EDT With its lack of transparent voting and occasionally odd subjective induction criteria, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has seen its fair share of controversy in its 31 years of existence. This year's class features a good amount of drama, wit ...

  2. Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea to Publish Memoir

    April 01, 2014 11:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael "Flea" Balzary of the Red Hot Chili Peppers has embarked on a "sacred" mission: writing a memoir. The 51-year-old bassist has a deal with Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group. Grand Central announce ...

  3. Nick Cave Doc, Stuart Murdoch's 'God Help the Girl' Among Sundance Winners

    January 26, 2014 12:40 PM EST A documentary on Nick Cave received two awards at the Sundance Film Festival and the jury honored a Belle and Sebastian-related musical with a uniquely worded trophy. Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, who directed the Cave documentary "20,000 Da ...

  4. Nick Cave Doc, Stuart Murdoch Film Among Sundance Winners

    January 26, 2014 12:22 PM EST 0 0 0 A documentary on Nick Cave received two awards at the Sundance Film Festival and the jury honored a Belle and Sebastian-related musical with a uniquely-worded trophy. Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, who directed the Cave documentary "20,000 Days ...

  5. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young to Perform for Charity

    October 04, 2013 2:45 PM EDT Neil Young will perform at a benefit for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music that Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and Anthony Kiedis will host. The organization announced Friday that the event will take place Oct. 30 in Silverlake, Calif. Red Ho ...

  6. Austin City Limits 2012: Chili Peppers 'Mess With Texas,' Avett Bros Rock Sunday

    October 15, 2012 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 A weekend of mud, sweat and beer came to a close Sunday with a nearly two-hour headlining set by the Red Hot Chili Peppers at Austin City Limits 2012. "We came here specifically to mess with Texas," frontman Anthony Kiedis told the Austin ...

  7. Lollapalooza 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    August 05, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Saturday's Lollapalooza 2012 lineup featured a host of marquee headliners like Red Hot Chili Peppers , Avicii and Frank Ocean , but the literal showstopper of the festival's second day was Mother Nature. Lollapalooza 2012 • Photos: Lolla L ...

  8. Red Hot Chili Peppers Honor Beastie Boy Adam Yauch At Newark Gig

    May 05, 2012 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 RHCP paid tribute to the late Beastie Boy with two Beasties covers, heartfelt words, Kiedis' 'MCA' t-shirt and more. With most of the Beastie Boys ' "Check Your Head" blasting on the P.A. before the set even started and ...

  9. Ex-Chili Peppers Guitarist Feels 'Dishonored' By Rock Hall 'Snub'

    May 04, 2012 7:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Exclusive: Jack Sherman, Who Played on the Band's First Album, Speaks Music's most coveted honor will elude several former Red Hot Chili Peppers members when HBO airs April's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday nigh ...

  10. Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    April 15, 2012 10:29 AM EDT (Getty Images) Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the ...

  11. Rock Hall Inducts Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys

    April 15, 2012 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the high rollers at t ...

  12. Rock Hall: Axl Rose Will Miss Faces Reunion, Chili Peppers + More

    April 12, 2012 1:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Green Day Still Confirmed to Induct Guns N' Roses on April 14 G uns N' Roses will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this weekend, despite Axl Rose's bombshell decision on Wednesday to boycott the event due to various gri ...

  13. Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl Developing FX Comedy About Band in Therapy

    February 02, 2012 6:55 PM EST FX is adding another rock star to its potential lineup. The male-skewing cable network is developing a half-hour comedy with Foo Fighters' singer-songwriter Dave Grohl and comedian Dana Gould that would revolve around a rock band on the verge ...

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

    January 25, 2012 1:45 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  15. Red Hot Chili Peppers Tour Postponed Due to Anthony Kiedis Foot Injuries

    January 11, 2012 10:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Multiple injuries to lead singer Anthony Kiedis' right foot have forced the Red Hot Chili Peppers to postpone their upcoming U.S. tour in support of the funk-rock band's 10th studio album, "I'm With You." A spokesman for the ...

  16. Ice Cube Developing Revenge Drama

    December 06, 2011 12:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Ice Cube is adding on to his long-winded résumé as he signs on to do business with FX. The rapper-actor is eyeing his first series regular role in "Eye for an Eye," a revenge drama in development at FX. Produced by Ice Cube's Cube Vis ...

  17. Yelawolf Defines Himself in Debut Album 'Radioactive'

    December 03, 2011 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Michael Wayne " Yelawolf " Atha, 31, is sitting on a couch in the lobby of a boutique New York hotel talking about race. As a white rapper from tiny Gadsden, Ala. (population 36,000), with the word "RED" tattooed across his neck, ...

  18. Blink-182 Stirs Social 50 Chart With 'Up All Night' Video Debut

    September 08, 2011 3:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Blink-182 debuts at No. 21 on Billboard's Social 50 due to the buzz generated by the release of the video for their latest single "Up All Night." Since debuting on Aug. 25, the video has accumulated 2.2 million YouTube views. The next ...

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

    August 30, 2011 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 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. ...

  20. Red Hot Chili Peppers Album Streamed For Free on iTunes; Band Performs New Songs

    August 23, 2011 3:15 PM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers' upcoming "I'm With You" album is available to stream in full for free via the iTunes store , a promotion which marks Apple's first foray into extended streaming music. Users may listen to the com ...

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

    August 23, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 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" wil ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Gaga To Judge 'So You Think You Can Dance,' Rihanna Lawsuit Moves Forward

    July 26, 2011 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga To Judge "So You Think You Can Dance" This Week "Gaga is coming to dance," shouts the intro of a new "So You Think You Can Dance" ...

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

    July 18, 2011 11:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry Denies Britney Diss, Bieber Is Kanye's 'New Beat Protege'

    February 23, 2011 6:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry Denies Britney Spears Diss Some speculated that Katy Perry was making veiled digs at Britney Spears last week when she wrote on Twitter regarding product place ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera Party Crashes, Lil Wayne Talks Jail Life

    January 19, 2011 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Crashes Jeremy Renner's Party -- and His Bed At his 40th birthday party Jan. 8, actor Jeremy Renner got an unexpected surprise in his bed -- Chris ...

  26. May 21, 2009

    May 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Lou Pearlman, manager of the Backstreet Boys and ’N Sync, is sentenced to 25 years in prison on four federal charges: two counts of conspiracy, money laundering and using false statements in a bankruptcy proceeding. 2008 – David Cook wins Sea ...

  27. Iggy Pop, Ron Wood Sign On For Benefit Concert

    April 08, 2009 9:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 Punk rock icon Iggy Pop and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, no strangers to drug and alcohol abuse, will perform at a fundraiser in Los Angeles next month for musicians struggling with their addictions. Pop, who turns 62 this month, will be a ...

  28. Flea, Johnny Marr On New Frusciante Album

    November 12, 2008 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Guitarist Johnny Marr and bassist Flea are among the guests on Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante's new album, "The Empyrean," due Jan. 20 via Record Collection. The Sonus Quartet and the New Dimension Singers also make a ...

  29. Flea, Johnny Marr On New Frusciante Album

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Guitarist Johnny Marr and bassist Flea are among the guests on Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante's new album, "The Empyrean," due Jan. 20 via Record Collection. Guitarist Johnny Marr and bassist Flea are among the guests ...

  30. Red Hot Chili Peppers Frontman Developing TV Series

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis is developing an HBO series based on his rock'n'roll upbringing, tentatively titled "Scar Tissue." According to Variety, the series is not based on Kiedis' book of the same nam ...

  31. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and ...

  32. Dylan, Raconteurs Lead New Pittsburgh Festival

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has tapped Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis to curate the first New American Music Union festival, to be held Aug. 8-9 at SouthSide Works in Pi Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has ...

  33. Chili Peppers Frontman To Curate New Fest

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has tapped Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis to curate the first New American Music Union festival, to be held Aug. 8-9 at SouthSide Works in Pittsburgh. Along with 15 college bands from around ...

  34. Red Hot Chili Peppers Sue Showtime

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers have sued Showtime Networks and others over the new television show called "Californication," the same name used by the band for their Grammy-nominated 1999 album. Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers h ...

  35. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is arrested and ...

  36. Chili Peppers Postpone Tour Dates

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers have indefinitely postponed their scheduled shows in Tokyo and Osaka after lead singer Anthony Kiedis fell ill. Kiedis is under doctors' order not to fly for 10 days due to bronchial pneumonia, according to Tokyo-bas ...

  37. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Scott Weiland, lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots, and model Mary Forsberg, are wed in Los Angeles. Weiland, who had been released from prison in January and a court-ordered stint in reh 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his w ...

  38. Penny 'Arcade'

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Red Hot Chili Peppers will unleash a double album, "Stadium Arcadium," this week via Warner Bros. The group recorded 38 songs for the project, and at one point even considered releasing three sepa The Red Hot Chili Peppers will unleash ...

  39. Peppers Double The Pleasure With 'Stadium Arcadium'

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Red Hot Chili Peppers will unleash a double album, "Stadium Arcadium," May 9 via Warner Bros. The group recorded 38 songs for the project, and at one point even considered releasing three separate The Red Hot Chili Peppers will unleash ...

  40. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ros ...

  41. Irons Travels To A New 'Dimension'

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If it weren't for Jack Irons, two pillars of alternative rock may have never even gotten out of their rehearsal spaces. If it weren't for Jack Irons, two pillars of alternative rock may have never even gotten out of their rehearsal spaces. ...

  42. Industry Mentor Buddy Arnold Dies

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Buddy Arnold, a jazz saxophonist who co-founded a major music industry treatment program for drug and alcohol addiction, has died from complications resulting from open heart surgery. He was 77. Arnol Buddy Arnold, a jazz saxophonist who co-founded ...

  43. This Day in Music

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2001 - U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy into their family. 2000 - Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ros ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Kiedis, Tori Amos, Hall & Oates

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Anthony Kiedis, Tori Amos, Hall & Oates Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis has inked a deal with Hyperion Books to publish his memoir, "Scar Tissue." Due in the fall of 2004, the tome will cover Kiedis' battles ...

  45. Chili Peppers' EMI Output Expanded for Reissue

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Red Hot Chili Peppers' first four studio albums will be reissued Jan. 28 by EMI. Housing rare bonus material, the newly remastered versions of the group's 1984 eponymous debut, 1985's "Freaky Styl The Red Hot Chili Peppers� ...

  46. By the Way

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Do the words "Red Hot Chili Peppers" and "beautiful" belong in the same sentence? Yes, particularly when discussing the quartet's new album, the Rick Rubin-produced By the Way. Do the words "Red Hot Chili Peppers" ...

  47. Hot Product

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dolly Parton, Counting Crows, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and more. 'Way' Down Yonder Singer Anthony Kiedis experienced the full range of a relationship's emotions while crafting the ...

  48. Chili Peppers Take The Long 'Way' Back

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Anthony Kiedis experienced the full range of a relationship's emotions while crafting the Red Hot Chili Peppers' latest Warner Bros. album, "By the Way," due in stores July 9. He took inspirati Singer Anthony Kiedis experi ...

  49. Three Star-Studded Shows To Benefit L.A. Clinic

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A trio of December concerts featuring the likes of Elton John, Sting, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Third Eye Blind, and Jaguares, will be staged to benefit Los Angeles' Hollywood-Sunset Free Clinic. The A trio of December concerts featuring the l ...

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