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Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Jack Bruce

27th October 2014

Eric Clapton has hailed Jack Bruce a ''great inspiration''.The Cream legend passed away on Saturday (25.10.14) at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia, and his former bandmate has paid tribute to his friend's talent.Eric wrote...

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Jason Schwartzman Posed As Rocker Anthony Kiedis For Fan

18th October 2014

Actor Jason Schwartzman once posed as Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis after a fan mistook him for the rocker.The Saving Mr. Banks star was out jogging a few years ago, when a fan...

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Coldplay Will Have To Pay To Play At Super Bowl?

20th August 2014

Coldplay will reportedly have to pay the NFL if they want to perform at the Super Bowl.The 'A Sky Full of Stars' hitmakers are among a list of artists said to be in talks with...

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Carrie Underwood Performing At 2015 Super Bowl?

14th August 2014

Carrie Underwood is in talks to perform at the half time show of the 2015 Super Bowl.The 31-year-old former 'American Idol' winner is tipped to be the musical act at the NFL Super Bowl XLIX,...

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Flea Lists Los Angeles Mansion

10th July 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea is hoping to make a profit by selling off his Los Angeles mansion for $6.8 million (£4 million).The rocker bought the four-bedroom house in 2011 for $4.5 million (£2.7...

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Katy Perry Counterfeiters Hit By Law Suit

7th July 2014

Katy Perry's merchandise company are suing counterfeitters.Bravado International - which licenses the exclusive rights to sell t-shirt, hats, posters and other products from a variety of artists, including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rolling Stones...

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Biffy Clyro Go Dance

16th June 2014

Biffy Clyro's next album is ''very danceable''.The 'Black Chandelier' hitmakers are using computers to make music for the first time and say their forthcoming seventh album marks a change in direction for the Scottish rockers.Drummer...

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Isle Of Wight Festival Set To Be A Scorcher [Pictures]

By Sophie Miskiw | 13th June 2014

The Isle of Wight Festival 2014 is underway and it’s looking like it’s set to be a scorcher of a weekend! The Met Office has forecasted dry and sunny weather with temperatures reaching 22°C....

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Lars Ulrich Accepts Chad Smith And Will Ferrell's Drum Battle Challenge

13th June 2014

Metallica rocker Lars Ulrich has accepted a drum battle challenge from Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith and Will Ferrell.Last month (May14), Smith and his actor look-alike went head-to-head on The Tonight Show Starring...

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Your Guide To The Isle Of Wight Festival 2014

By Stephanie Chase | 11th June 2014

The annual Isle of Wight Festival kicks off tomorrow (June 12th), beginning a British summertime so filled with awesome music events you might even forget about that whole football thing that’s also happening. This year...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Are Isle Of Wight's 'Best' Performers

11th June 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers headline slot has been tipped to be the highlight of this year's Isle of Wight festival.Promoter John Giddings believes this year's event, which takes place at Seaclose Park on the Isle...

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Chad Smith And Will Ferrell Plotting Lars Ulrich Drum Battle

11th June 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith and Will Ferrell have set their sights on challenging Metallica rocker Lars Ulrich in a new drum battle.Last month (May14), Smith and his actor doppelganger went head-to-head on...

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Lookalikes Will Ferrell And Chad Smith Settle The Score With An Epic 'Tonight Show' Drum Off

By Stephanie Chase | 23rd May 2014

The drum battle of the century has finally happened as Will Ferrell took on the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith during Thursday’s ‘Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon’. Whilst Chad might have been the obvious...

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Chad Smith Triumphant In Drum-off Against Will Ferrell

23rd May 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith forced Will Ferrell to concede in a long-awaited 'drum-off' on Thursday (22May14) by outshining the actor with his musical skills.The rocker challenged the Anchorman star to a battle...

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Fascinating Fact: 4167996

25th April 2014

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante is working with British band Duran Duran on their 14th album. He has been working remotely from his home in California, adding his guitar work on their...

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Chad Smith Appalled Red Hot Chili Peppers' Music Used As Torture At Guantanamo

14th April 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith has expressed his disgust at U.S. authorities for allegedly using the band's music to torment detainees at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.A news article recently published by Al Jazeera...

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Flea Clarifies Supergroup Rumours

9th April 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea has dismissed speculation he has created a new supergroup with former members of now defunct cult rock band The Mars Volta.The bassist was rumoured to have joined Omar Rodriguez-Lopez...

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Fascinating Fact: 4146874

9th April 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea is teaming up with members of disbanded rock band The Mars Volta for their new project Antemasque. Guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala have recruited Flea along with...

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Flea Working On Autobiography

2nd April 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers rocker Flea will lift the lid on his wild life in a new memoir.The guitarist, real name Michael Balzary, has signed a deal with Grand Central Publishing to release a tome...

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Rolling Stones To Play In Israel After L'wren Tragedy

25th March 2014

The Rolling Stones will resume their world tour in Israel this summer after postponing dates following the death of Sir Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott. The 'Brown Sugar' hitmakers have confirmed they will perform in...

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Rockers Pay Tribute To Late The Stooges Star Scott Asheton

17th March 2014

Punk icon Henry Rollins and Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea have posted tributes to late The Stooges drummer Scott Asheton following his death on Saturday (15Mar14).Bandmate Iggy Pop led the salutes after revealing the...

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Will Ferrell And Chad Smith To Face Off In Charity Drum Battle

11th February 2014

Will Ferrell is set to face off against Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith in a charity drum battle.The American rocker threw down the gauntlet for a musical duel in an online video after...

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Chad Smith Challenges Will Ferrell To Drum-off

8th February 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith has challenged actor Will Ferrell to a ''drum-off''. Fans often comment on how the pair bear more than a passing resemblance to each other and now drummer Chad has...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers And 8 Of The Funniest Lip-syncs, Ever

By Stephanie Chase | 6th February 2014

The Red Hot Chili Peppers' performance alongside Bruno Mars at Sunday’s Superbowl put the practice of ‘miming’ or ‘lip-syncing’ back into the public consciousness. Though it's no secret that from time to time our favourite...

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Cordless Rockers Red Hot Chilli Peppers Caught Out With Super Bowl Set

By Holly Williams | 5th February 2014

“Hang on a minute, their guitars aren’t plugged in to anything” an eagle-eyed Super Bowl viewer probably said somewhere in America. And he/she was right: while Anthony Kiedis sang alongside main performer Bruno Mars live,...

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Why Did The Red Hot Chili Peppers Play Air Guitar At The Superbowl? Bassist Flea Explains

By Stephanie Chase | 5th February 2014

Red Hot Chili Pepper’s bassist Flea has tried to end the controversy over the band miming their insturments during their Superbowl performance with Bruno Mars by explaining their decision.Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist FleaIn a...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea Admits To Playing Air Bass In Super Bowl Performance

By Nick Hill | 5th February 2014

Flea has been very honest about the Red Hot Chili Peppers epic performance at this Sunday's (Feb 2nd) Super Bowl halftime show.The 51 year-old was called out for allegedly faking to play his bass guitar...

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Kings Of Leon To Headline Isle Of Wight

3rd February 2014

Kings of Leon will close this year's Isle of Wight Festival. The 'Sex On Fire' rockers - brothers Caleb, Nathan, Jared Followill and cousin Matthew Followill - are returning to the event which they headlined...

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Bob Dylan Dominates Super Bowl Ads

3rd February 2014

Bob Dylan was used in two commercials during the Super Bowl last night (02.02.14). The 72-year-old musician appeared in an advert for the Chrysler 200, and also allowed the makers of low-fat yoghurt Chobani to...

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Super Bowl Half Time Well And Truly Rocked By Bruno Mars And Rhcp

By Victoria Pavlova | 3rd February 2014

Besides a victory for the Seattle Seahawks – and a long overdue one at that – last night’s Super Bowl was also a triumph for Bruno Mars. Mars’ Half Time show with the Red Hot...

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