1. Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith Auctioning Super Bowl Drumsets

    February 05, 2014 8:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Now you can own a piece of Super Bowl 2014 history -- one that actually might have a little wear and tear to it. According to NFL.com ( via Rolling Stone ), Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith is auctioning off the drumset he used during the ba ...

  2. Red Hot Chili Peppers Unplugged at Super Bowl: Axl Rose Weighs In

    February 04, 2014 10:01 PM EST The Super Bowl halftime show, featuring Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, elicited plenty of cheers from fans in MetLife stadium, but some watching at home -- including former Living Color guitarist Vernon Reid -- had a bone to pick with t ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. Flea and Glenn Close Get Weird at Sundance for 'A Celebration of Music in Film'

    January 21, 2014 9:13 AM EST 0 0 0 The unusual pairing of Flea, Glenn Close, a transgender country-rocker, Afrobeat and a new Lava/Republic singer gave Sunday night's "A Celebration of Music in Film" one its most varied lineups. Event organizer Tracy McKnight grooves t ...

  6. Flea and Glenn Close Get Weird at Sundance for 'A Celebration of Music in Film'

    January 20, 2014 11:47 AM EST The unusual pairing of Flea, Glenn Close, a transgender country-rocker, Afrobeat and a new Lava/Republic singer gave Sunday night's "A Celebration of Music in Film" one its most varied lineups. Event organizer Tracy McKnight groove ...

  7. Belle & Sebastian, Alex Ebert, Flea Added to Sundance Music Lineups

    January 14, 2014 7:17 PM EST Musicians will perform concerts and DJ sets during film festival The music scene at Sundance continues to firm up. Belle & Sebastian will perform a concert after the premiere of group leader Stuart Murdoch’s film “God Help the Girl,” Golden Glo ...

  8. Lou Reed's Death: Stars React on Twitter

    October 27, 2013 3:50 PM EDT With the sad news that rock icon Lou Reed died Sunday (October 27) at the age of 71, celebrities across genres and generations have taken to Twitter to share an outpouring of reactions expressing grief and celebrating Reed's life and long c ...

  9. John Frusciante Q&A: On His Electronic Evolution and Why He's Done With Rock Bands

    August 19, 2013 3:15 PM EDT In an exclusive interview, Frusciante talks about his new EP of abstract electronic music, why he left the Chili Peppers and the "funnest musical collaboration I've ever had with anybody in my life" Guitarist John Frusciante, absent ...

  10. Damon Albarn Drops Another Hint of New Blur Music

    July 10, 2013 2:38 AM EDT Damon Albarn has given another clear sign that a new Blur album is coming. Though it’ll have to wait until his solo album is done and dusted. And when that will happen is anyone’s guess. The singer has opened-up to the Wall Street Journal about hi ...

  11. Atoms For Peace Announce International Tour

    June 01, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Thom Yorke says the band will be playing cuts from 'Amok,' 'The Eraser' songs and some B-sides on tour. Southern California has been good for Thom Yorke. It's the home base for his 4-year-old band Atoms For Peace, meaning ...

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  13. Atoms for Peace Release 'Judge Jury and Executioner': Listen

    January 07, 2013 8:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Atoms for Peace continue to roll out their debut album, releasing "Amok" track "Judge Jury and Execution" on Monday. The supergroup, which includes Radiohead 's Thom Yorke and Red Hot Chili Peppers ' Flea, offers a blen ...

  14. Backbeat: AEG's Tim Leiweke Celebrates L.A. Rock Hall Ceremony; Are the Replacements, The Smiths, Joy Division Next?

    December 11, 2012 6:26 PM EST Ahmet Ertegun Award recipients Lou Adler and Quincy Jones stand with inductees Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart and Flea during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees announcement at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ...

  15. Rock Hall 2013: Rush Has Heart, Donna Summer, Public Enemy as Classmates

    December 11, 2012 2:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Randy Newman, Albert King and Quincy Jones Also Heading to Cleveland; Induction Ceremony Returning to Los Angeles After more than a decade of irate rants and enthusiastic lobbying from fans, Rush is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Ca ...

  16. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees: Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush and Donna Summer

    December 11, 2012 2:25 PM EST After more than a decade of irate rants and enthusiastic lobbying from fans, Rush is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Canadian trio will be inducted into the hall on April 18 along with Heart, singer-songwriter-pianist Randy Newman, ...

  17. Single Reviews: Coheed, Bridget Mendler, David Guetta & Kanye West

    September 13, 2012 12:35 PM EDT BRIDGIT MENDLER Ready or Not (3:22) Producer: Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou Writers: B. Mendler, E. Kiriakou, E. Bogart Publishers: various Hollywood Records Bridgit Mendler spends a good portion of debut single "Ready or Not" introd ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Red Hot Chili Peppers to Release 9 New Singles

    July 13, 2012 7:30 AM 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 P ...

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

    July 12, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 Pro ...

  21. Bonnaroo Saturday: 10 Things Seen & Heard

    June 10, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At 2:00 AM, Ahmir " Questlove " Thompson slowly stepped away from his drum kit and turned his back to the crowd. He lingered for a few seconds, pushed his gaze slightly upward, and took a long, deep exhale before walking off the platform. ...

  22. Radiohead's Thom Yorke Hints at Jack White Collaboration

    June 09, 2012 4:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Near the end of Radiohead 's triumphant headlining set at the 2012 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, frontman Thom Yorke gave a special shout-out to Jack White , and hinted at an upcoming collaboration between the two alt-rock veterans. " ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. More Adam 'MCA' Yauch Tributes: CeeLo Green, Roger Faxon, Chris Lighty, Michael Stipe, More

    May 04, 2012 3:08 PM EDT More artists, executives, and celebrities have taken to social media to express sadness or pay tribute to Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys, who died today at the age of 47 . We've compiled some below, and more can be found here ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. Rock Hall of Fame Pre-Parties Light Up Cleveland: Bowling With Red Hot Chili Peppers; Old-School Jam

    April 14, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Cleveland rocked on Friday night with private parties and public performances as the city geared up for its third Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Eric B. & Rakim, Guns N' Roses, The Cure, Joan Jett Nominated for Rock and Ro ...

  29. Chili Pepper Bowling + GnR Buzz at Rock Hall Pre-Parties

    April 14, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cleveland rocked on Friday night with private parties and public performances as the city geared up for its third Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The biggest bash, size-wise, was a gala at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum, wher ...

  30. Cher, John Legend Lend Voices to Outrage Over Trayvon Martin's Death

    March 22, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Feb. 26 fatal shooting of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch captain has sparked a nationwide outrage, due in part because the alleged shooter has not been charged or detained. As of Thursday morning, an online petition ...

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

    March 06, 2012 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 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 fro ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. Albarn and Flea's 'Rocketjuice and the Moon' Live Debut: Listen

    October 31, 2011 7:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The sounds of "Rocketjuice and the Moon" have hit the web. The new project is a collaboration between a trio of musicians with extensive resumes: Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Atoms for Peace), Damon Albarn (Blur; Gorillaz; the Good, the Ba ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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. ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Red Hot Chili Peppers Hold Rooftop Jam in 'Rain Dance Maggie' Video

    August 17, 2011 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Red Hot Chili Peppers hold a late afternoon jam session on a California rooftop in the official music video for "The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie," the first single from their forthcoming album "I'm With You." The Mar ...

  39. Win Red Hot Chili Peppers L.A. Tickets!

    August 10, 2011 5:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Red Hot Chili Peppers are celebrating the release of their first new album in five years with an exclusive club gig in Los Angeles -- and thanks to Fuse and Billboard.com, you could be there! The Aug. 22 show, presented by Coca-Cola Zero at The (fam ...

  40. Kreayshawn Talks Red Hot Chili Peppers Video, Lil Wayne's 'Gucci' Take

    July 20, 2011 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fresh off of achieving viral success with her single "Gucci Gucci" and inking a deal with Columbia Records, oddball rapper Kreayshawn has taken time away from tending to her own rising career to help one of her idols, the Red Hot Chili Pep ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. Thom Yorke, Pavement, Gorillaz Cap Coachella 2010

    April 19, 2010 9:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2010 Coachella Music and Arts festival came to a close Sunday night (April 18) with strong sets by its mainstagers Gorillaz , Thom Yorke and Pavement , and surprises by more than a few artists on the field. Coachella Photo Gallery | Coachella Ma ...

  43. Jane's Addiction Loses Original Bass Player Again

    March 03, 2010 5:21 PM EST 0 0 0 The bass player with Jane's Addiction has quit the band, and will reportedly be replaced by former Guns N' Roses rocker Duff McKagan. Eric Avery, 44, announced his departure through a Twitter message on Monday, hours after the band complet ...

  44. Thom Yorke Names New Band Atoms For Peace, Announces Tour

    February 25, 2010 1:01 PM EST 0 0 0 R adiohead frontman Thom Yorke announced today (Feb. 25) that his side project, now officially named Atoms for Peace, will play an eight-date U.S. tour leading up to its performance at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival. The band's trek wi ...

  45. Radiohead Performs Classics, 'Lotus Flower' At Haiti Benefit Concert

    January 25, 2010 12:14 PM EST 0 0 0 R adiohead played a Haiti benefit concert at Los Angeles' Music Box on Sunday night (Jan. 24), and while the band performed favorites like "Fake Plastic Trees," "Karma Police" and "Bodysnatchers" ( ateaseweb.com ha ...

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