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My first exposure to Sugarland was the video for “Stuck Like Glue,” a 2010 single that injected a shot of unexpected quirk to the heavily codified country radio landscape. I hadn’t paid close attention to mainstream country since I was a kid, but somehow “Stuck Like Glue” made its way into my browser and captured… More »

With the 500th episode of The Simpsons airing last Sunday, the last few weeks have been a celebration of everything Simpsons, where all your favorite pundits and prognosticators have combed through the show’s venerable timeline to select their favorite gags, cameos, characters and episodes. And, we, like them, desire to reside within the seem geekish… More »

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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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Jeff Tweedy, RHCP, Sebadoh, Half Of Phish, & Dozens More Musicians Sign Letter Endorsing Bernie Sanders

Yesterday, Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled a long list of celebrity endorsements. Among the 128 names and signatures added to the…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2015 - 12:54 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

Danger Mouse Is Working On The New Adele And Red Hot Chili Peppers Albums

Serious question: Has Danger Mouse climbed to the top of the producer power rankings? Brian Burton keeps nabbing more and more prominent clients; in recent…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 2:58 pm

Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Join Foo Fighters Onstage In NYC

Sometimes, a band that's led by a drummer and already has another drummer just needs to add a third drummer to the mix. Last night,…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2015 - 10:03 am

Chad Smith Vs. Will Ferrell Drum-Off Now Involves Lars Ulrich, Is No Longer Funny

Chad Smith and Will Ferrell are famous for different reasons, but they've also been famous, for a minute, for looking exactly like each other. They…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2014 - 2:26 pm

Watch Chad Smith & Will Ferrell’s Drum-Off, Red Hot Chili Peppers Play With The Roots On Fallon

Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith have long found themselves near the top of every celebrity-lookalike listicle, and last week, we…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2014 - 8:57 am

Chad Smith & Will Ferrell Set Fallon Drum-Off

Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith look almost exactly like each other, to the point of confusion. This isn't a particularly…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2014 - 10:07 am

CIA Tortured Prisoner With Red Hot Chili Peppers According To New Senate Intelligence Committee Report

It's so tempting to make jokes about this, but it's also a truly fucked up situation: As Al Jazeera reports, a recent Senate Intelligence Committee…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2014 - 11:13 am

These Were Super Bowl Viewers’ FCC Complaints About Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Suggestive Lyrics, Exposed Nipples

While we all remember a lot of unhappy viewers reporting to the FCC during M.I.A.'s Superbowl performance a few years back. Now many complaints about…
Miles Bowe | March 14, 2014 - 10:56 am

Axl Rose Has A Theory About Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Unplugged Super Bowl Performance

The Super Bowl is but a distant memory, yet the Chili Peppers' Cordgate controversy continues to annihilate our nation's collective sensibilities. Flea already gave u…
Michael Nelson | February 5, 2014 - 11:15 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

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Abracadabralifornia” Just Won The Super Bowl

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are going to join Bruno Mars at this year's Super Bowl halftime show, and this seems like the best reaso…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2014 - 1:46 pm

Outside Lands 2013 Sunday: Vampire Weekend, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Willie Nelson, & More

The final day of Outside Lands was definitely a more mellow affair than Saturday with its NIN headlined attack. Most people entering in the afternoo…
Miles Bowe | August 12, 2013 - 1:03 pm

Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Sunday’s 5 Best Things

The common refrain about Coachella dictates: "It's not about the music, man, it's about the festival experience." With the dance/sex tents in full swing, doze…
Aaron Lariviere | April 22, 2013 - 2:45 pm

Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Brendan’s Death Song” Video

If there’s such a thing as an ultimate Red Hot Chili Peppers video, it probably includes the following four things: (1) fire, (2) bare-chested raging…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2012 - 10:48 am

John Frusciante – “Glowe”

The former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante left his old band a few years ago to once again return to life as a…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2012 - 2:35 pm

Download Coldplay’s “Fight For Your Right” Cover In Honor Of MCA

At the Hollywood Bowl last night, Coldplay revived their acoustic, piano-led cover of "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)" in memory of Adam…
Scott Lapatine | May 5, 2012 - 2:30 pm

Check Out Photos And Video From Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2012 Inductions

The 27th annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions took place in Cleveland Saturday night, and while there were a lot of no show…
Scott Lapatine | April 16, 2012 - 9:30 am
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