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PROGRESS REPORT: Flea opens up about going back to school, the fine art of collaboration, and the Chili Peppers soon to be released new album

Given all the talk about Nirvana reissues, Soundgarden reunions and generalized nostalgia for the ’90s, it only makes sense that we’d also… More »

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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
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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 ca…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2015 - 9:04 am
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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 i…
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 pottymouth…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 11, 2013 - 12:14 pm
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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 -- i…
Michael Nelson | January 7, 2013 - 4:02 pm
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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
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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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Rocketjuice And The Moon Make Live Debut

Just a few days ago, we mentioned the formation of a supergroup called Rocketjuice And The Moon, a group that features Damon Albarn, Flea and…
Corban Goble | October 31, 2011 - 5:32 pm
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Damon Albarn + Flea + Tony Allen = Rocketjuice And The Moon

For a while now, the busy Blur/Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has been talking about one of his latest projects, a new band that also feature…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2011 - 3:31 pm
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Atoms For Peace/Flying Lotus @ Roseland, NYC 4/5/10

Atoms For Peace took the stage at Roseland moments after my iPad (j/k) lit up with a NYTimes alert about the Pentagon's new limits o…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2010 - 1:02 pm
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Thom Yorke Names His ???? Band Atoms For Peace, Announces Tour Dates

Turns out the Thom Yorke???? moniker was too self-aggrandizing even for Thom Yorke, bless him. Each of those question marks -- Mauro Refosco, Joey Waronker,…
Amrit Singh | February 25, 2010 - 11:31 am
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Pixies With Weird Al, Flea, Tenacious D @ Echoplex, LA 12/8/09

Well, this had to have been the the best thing to attend on so many levels. Background: Jennifer Bertrand, a friend of Frank Black's wife…
Amrit Singh | December 10, 2009 - 4:09 pm
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Thom Yorke @ Orpheum, Los Angeles 10/5/09

And now Los Angeles can go back to paying attention to the real life. The weekend that saw Thom Yorke bare-chested and well-lit wrapped u…
Amrit Singh | October 6, 2009 - 2:48 pm
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