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Do You Remember Rock On Pop Radio: Why Green Day Aren’t Crossing Over Anymore

Once upon a time it was weird to hear Green Day on pop radio. At this late date, when they've long been one of rock's…
Chris DeVille | October 6, 2016 - 5:11 pm

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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 Koko The Gorilla Play Bass With Flea

For some reason, Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers/Atoms For Peace bassist, recently visited Koko, the famous American Sign Language-speaking gorilla. He let her play…
Peter Helman | August 20, 2016 - 5:19 pm

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
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