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Progress Report: Red Hot Chili Peppers

NAME: Red Hot Chili Peppers PROGRESS REPORT: Flea opens up about going back to school, the fine art of collaboration, and the Chili Peppers…
T. Cole Rachel | June 30, 2011 - 9:50 am

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Watch Flea’s Bass-Solo National Anthem Before Kobe Bryant’s Final Game

Last night, Kobe Bryant ended a 20-year, five-championship NBA career by somehow scoring 60 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' 101-96 victory against the Utah…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2016 - 9:11 am

Holy Grail Red Hot Chili Peppers Rarity “Circle Of The Noose” Finally Surfaces

In 1993, Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante quit the band and was replaced by Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction. Navarro played on their…
Peter Helman | February 3, 2016 - 8:06 pm

Watch Thom Yorke Debut Two New Songs At Pathway To Paris

Thom Yorke is a staunch environmentalist, and tonight, while the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference in Paris is deciding the fate of our planet, the…
Peter Helman | December 4, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Watch Thom Yorke & Flea Perform And Chat On Le Grand Journal

Thom Yorke and Flea made an appearance on the French show Le Grand Journal last night and performed "Atoms For Peace" off of Yorke's debut…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 3, 2015 - 4:13 pm

Hear Flea & Metallica’s Robert Trujillo On A Bass-Heavy Episode Of WTF

Metallica’s Robert Trujillo and Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers guested on a recent bass-heavy episode of Marc Maron's WTF podcast. Trujillo is currently working…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 19, 2015 - 9:03 am

Watch Acoustic Chili Peppers, Kamasi Washington, & John Legend Covering Springsteen At Intimate Benefit Gala

Last night, Red Hot Chili Peppers leaders Flea and Anthony Kiedis held a swanky benefit gala at an undisclosed warehouse in the Frogtown neighborhood of…
Peter Helman | October 18, 2015 - 8:16 pm

Red Hot Chili Peppers Line Up John Legend, Kamasi Washington For 300-Seat Warehouse Benefit

Kamasi Washington is having a huge 2015. The young LA saxophonist's work on Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly earned a spotlight for The Epic,…
Chris DeVille | October 14, 2015 - 12:24 pm

Flea Is A Beekeeper Now

Flea loves bees! (I guess his nickname has given him an affinity for insects?) As TMZ reports, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist put three…
Peter Helman | August 16, 2015 - 12:55 pm

Thom Yorke To Appear At Paris Climate Change Concert

This December, the eyes of the world will be on Paris as the UN Climate Change Conference convenes there to talk about how we can…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2015 - 9:04 am

Watch Patti Smith, The Edge, Flea, & Perry Farrell On Mario Batali’s New Web Series Feedback Kitchen

Mario Batali's new web series Feedback Kitchen puts a bunch of rock stars in the kitchen with the celebrity chef to explore "the overlapping creative…
James Rettig | January 26, 2015 - 9:35 am

Die Antwoord – “Ugly Boy” Video

South African shock-rappers Die Antwoord released their third album, Donker Mag, earlier this year, and they've just shared a cameo-filled video for "Ugly Boy." Cara…
James Rettig | November 4, 2014 - 11:13 am

Antemasque – “Hanging In The Lurch”

After we said goodbye to the Mars Volta last year, it really seemed like the end of Cedric Bixler Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López's longtime working…
Miles Bowe | April 10, 2014 - 3:58 pm

Meet Antemasque, Mars Volta Co-Leaders’ New Band With Flea

Just last year, things were not all good between Mars Volta/At The Drive-In co-leaders Cedric Bixler Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López. Last January, the Mars Volta…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2014 - 9:21 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers Didn’t Even Plug In Their Guitars For The Super Bowl

The Super Bowl Halftime Show is a marvel of swift, mechanistic spectacle-creation. Think of the logistics involved: Both teams leave the field, and then a…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2014 - 3:43 pm

Watch Atoms For Peace On The Daily Show

Between South Park, The Colbert Report, and last night's episode of The Daily Show, there's a reasonable chance that Thom Yorke has spent more time…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2013 - 9:11 am

Fresh Touch – “Latest Style” (Feat. Damon Albarn, Alex Kapranos, Flea, Nick Zinner)

Much like Record Store Day, London's Independent Label Market encourages listeners to buy music by offering limited-edition vinyl releases produced exclusively for the event in…
Michael Nelson | July 12, 2013 - 5:21 pm

Watch Flea On The Gorburger Show

In the first episode of season two of The Gorburger Show, our fury, blue, volatile friend interviews iconic bassist Flea. Over tea, the two pottymouths…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 11, 2013 - 12:14 pm

Atoms For Peace – “Judge, Jury And Executioner”

AMOK, the debut album from Atoms For Peace -- Thom Yorke's new band, also featuring Flea, Nigel Godrich, Joey Waronker, and Mauro Refosco -- is…
Michael Nelson | January 7, 2013 - 4:02 pm

Rocket Juice And The Moon – “Hey Shooter” (Feat. Erykah Badu)

Earlier this month, we learned that Rocket Juice And The Moon -- the unlikely and awkwardly monikered supergroup of Damon Albarn, Flea, and great Afrobeat…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2012 - 9:24 am

Rocketjuice & The Moon Debut Out Soon, Blur LP In The Works

Damon Albarn must not sleep. The Blur/Gorillaz frontman is always juggling a few dozen projects, and from the looks of things, we'll hear more from…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2012 - 2:26 pm
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