1. 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 ...

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  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Red Hot Chili Peppers' Former Guitarist John Frusciante 'Stalked' By Female Fan

    August 09, 2011 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 John Frusciante , former guitarist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers , claims that he is being stalked by a female fan, and both parties are due in court later this month, reports TMZ . The 32-year-old woman, August Elizabeth Thomas, approached Fruscian ...

  6. 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 ...

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

    June 20, 2011 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 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" ) ...

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

    June 13, 2011 11:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 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: "Monarch ...

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

    June 06, 2011 12:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 produc ...

  10. Red Hot Chili Peppers: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 3:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Red Hot Chili Peppers Title TBD Date TBD After a hiatus, and the departure of guitarist John Frusciante, the Chili Peppers are back with their 10th studio album. Rick Rubin once again mans the boards, and drummer Chad Smith reportedly mentioned &quo ...

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

    October 26, 2010 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 eve ...

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

    February 01, 2010 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 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 seve ...

  13. John Frusciante Leaves Red Hot Chili Peppers

    December 17, 2009 12:36 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  14. Red Hot Chili Peppers Reuniting In October

    July 31, 2009 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 With another Chickenfoot tour and the first release of his instrumental side band Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats looming, the drummer has October circled on his calendar for the Red Hot Chili Peppers ' return to active duty. "That� ...

  15. March 5, 2009

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Three 6 Mafia becomes the first African-American hip-hop group to win an Academy Award for best song and also became the first hip-hop artists to perform at the ceremony. The group wins for the song “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp.” 2004 – Gui ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. N.A.S.A. Blasts Off With Kanye, M.I.A., Waits

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Boasting one of the more eclectic guest lists in recent memory, Brazilian-influenced duo N.A.S.A. will unveil its debut album, "The Spirit of Apollo," Feb. 17 via Anti-. Boasting one of the more eclectic guest lists in recent memory, Brazi ...

  19. RZA Forms New Group Achozen, Launches WuChess Site

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA, System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian, Kinetic 9 (aka Beretta 9 from Killarmy) and up-and-coming Chicago rapper Reverend William Burke have formed the new group Achozen. Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA, System of a Down bassist ...

  20. Mars Volta Battles 'Goliath' On New Album

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Mars Volta has set a Jan. 29, 2008, release date for "The Bedlam in Goliath," which was produced by band member Omar Rodriguez Lopez. The Mars Volta has set a Jan. 29, 2008, release date for "The Bedlam in Goliath," which was ...

  21. Wu-Tang Clarifies Beatles Usage, Shifts CD Date

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Wu-Tang Clan has clarified a statement posted yesterday (Oct. 2) on its MySpace.com site that claimed the group had secured the "first-ever" authorized Beatles sample for a song on its upcoming al The Wu-Tang Clan has clarified a state ...

  22. Raekwon Raps: Ice Water, Wu-Tang, 'Cuban Linx'

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the unveiling of his proteges Ice Water, Wu-Tang Clan and solo albums on the horizon, and a run on the Rock the Bells tour, Raekwon can make a case for being the hardest-working man in hip-hop th With the unveiling of his proteges Ice Water, Wu ...

  23. Perry's New Party

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Perry Farrell's Satellite Party emerges this week with its debut Columbia album, "Ultra Payloaded," which was produced by Steve Lillywhite. Perry Farrell's Satellite Party emerges this week with its debut Columbia album, "Ul ...

  24. Chili Peppers, Arcade Fire Heat Up Coachella Day Two

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degrees, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Arcade Fire and Kings Of Leon provided extra heat at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. T On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degree ...

  25. Farrell Invites Listeners To His Satellite Party

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Perry Farrell's new band, Satellite Party, will release it first album, "Ultra Payloaded," May 15 via Columbia. Perry Farrell's new band, Satellite Party, will release it first album, "Ultra Payloaded," May 15 via Colum ...

  26. Farrell Feeling 'Kinky' With Satellite Party

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Perry Farrell's new band, the Satellite Party, will unveil its first single, "Kinky" around Valentine's Day, the artist tells Billboard.com. The group's debut album, "The Ultra Payloaded Satellite Par Perry Farrell' ...

  27. Mars Volta Feeling 'Vicarious' On Third Album

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Mars Volta returns with a fresh dose of epic rock'n'roll on its third studio album, "Amputechture." The eight-track set is due Aug. 22 via Universal and opens with the seven-minute "Vicarious Aton The Mars Volta returns ...

  28. Farrell's Satellite Party Inks With Columbia

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard.com has learned that Perry Farrell's new band Satellite Party has signed with Columbia, which will release its self-titled debut album later this year. The project boasts guest appearances b Perry Farrell's new band Satellite Par ...

  29. Two Peppers And A Pea Join Farrell Album

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Jane's Addiction/Porno For Pyros frontman Perry Farrell is finishing up work on the debut album from his new group, Satellite Party, which also features ex-Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt. A Former Jane's Addiction/Porno For Pyro ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. Hughes Drafts Chili Peppers For New Album

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Deep Purple singer/bassist Glenn Hughes is gearing up to record his next solo release, with the aid of Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante and drummer Chad Smith. Former Deep Purple singer/bassist Glenn Hughes is gearing up to rec ...

  33. Farrell Bringing Satellite Party To Lollapalooza

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Perry Farrell will utilize next month's revived Lollapalooza festival to unveil his new music/theater project, Satellite Party. Perry Farrell will utilize next month's revived Lollapalooza festival to unveil his new music/theater project, ...

  34. Patti Smith To Headline Meltdown Festival

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Patti Smith will headline this summer's Meltdown Festival at London's South Bank Centre, which will run from June 11-26. Patti Smith will headline this summer's Meltdown Festival at London's South Bank Centre, which will run from ...

  35. Billboard Bits: Chili Peppers/Weezer, Krauss & More

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Red Hot Chili Peppers/Weezer, Krauss & More Red Hot Chili Peppers and Weezer have been tapped to headline Las Vegas' centennial celebration. The show will be held July 2 on the ground of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authori ...

  36. Frusciante Spins Solo Six Pack Suite

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As inconceivable as the concept of recording and releasing six albums in approximately six months may seem, Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, who is in the middle of doing just that, sa As inconceivable as the concept of recording and ...

  37. Vedder, Peppers Salute The Ramones

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A star-studded roster of acts has signed on to perform as part of the Ramones' 30th anniversary party Sept. 12 at the Avalon Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Pepper A star-studded roster of acts has sign ...

  38. Hot Product

    August 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from David Crosby and Graham Nash, “Crosby & Nash” (Sanctuary). The double-disc compilation “Rock Against Bush Vol. 2” (Fat Wreck Chords), featuring tracks from Foo Fig ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Chili Peppers, McBride, Rob Zombie

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Chili Peppers, McBride, Rob Zombie The Red Hot Chili Peppers have begun lining up summer appearances in Europe, kicking off June 5-6 at the Rock Am Ring/Rock Im Park festivals in Germany. The group will also play June 10 at the Aerodrome04 i ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Kraftwerk, John Frusciante, P2P

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Kraftwerk, John Frusciante, P2P German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk have confirmed a rare tour of the U.K. and Ireland, beginning March 15 at the Dublin Olympia Theatre. The five-date visit will conclude at the Brixton Academy in Lond ...

  41. Peppers, System Team For Benefit Concert

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Red Hot Chili Peppers, System Of A Down and Mike Watt will play a Nov. 15 benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music and the Warschaw Center for Prostate Cancer Research at Cedars-Sinai Red Hot Chili Peppers, System Of A Down and Mike ...

  42. Famous Friends Give Pearl Jam A Lift

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam welcomed a host of famous musical friends on stage last night (Oct. 28) at a benefit show in Santa Barbara, Calif. The group was joined by its former drummer Jack Irons, singer/songwriter Ja Pearl Jam welcomed a host of famous musical frie ...

  43. Hot Product

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Underworld 'Under' The Influence Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland resurfaces on this week on Lakeshore's soundtrack to Sony's upcoming vampire flick "Underworld." Borland appears in a supergroup dubbed the Damni ...

  44. Modern Rock Mainstays Descend Into 'Underworld'

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland will resurface on the soundtrack to Sony's upcoming vampire flick "Underworld." Borland appears in a supergroup dubbed the Damning Well, which also features A Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes B ...

  45. Family Plans Release Of Unearthed Marley Cuts

    May 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The family of Bob Marley has discovered a batch of unheard recordings by the reggae icon that may be used as the basis for an album partially produced in the same style as the mid-1990s Beatles single The family of Bob Marley has discovered a batch ...

  46. Chili Peppers To Rock Snowboard Fest

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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. ...

  47. 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� ...

  48. Cash 'Comes Around' On New 'American' Album

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Along with being treated to a slew of vault material and a pair of tribute records this year, Johnny Cash fans will be given yet another reason to smile Nov. 5, when the Man In Black's fourth collabor Along with being treated to a slew of vault ...

  49. 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" ...

  50. 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 ...

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