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Chad Smith Triumphant In Drum-off Against Will Ferrell

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...

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

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...

Flea Clarifies Supergroup Rumours

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...

Flea Working On Autobiography

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...

Rolling Stones To Play In Israel After L'wren Tragedy

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...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Late The Stooges Star Scott Asheton

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...

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

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...

Chad Smith Challenges Will Ferrell To Drum-off

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...

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

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...

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

“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,...

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

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...

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

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...

Kings Of Leon To Headline Isle Of Wight

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...

Bob Dylan Dominates Super Bowl Ads

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...

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

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...

Bruno Mars Rocks The Super Bowl

Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers rocked the Super Bowl XLVIII Half Time Show this evening (02.02.14). The performance marked the halfway point in the huge NFL game between the Seattle Seahawks and...

Bruno Mars Honored To Perform At Super Bowl And Share Stage With The Red Hot Chili Peppers

While fans wonder whether Bruno Mars’ Super Bowl halftime show will live up to Beyonce’s from last year, Mars himself has much more modest goals. He just wants to get people dancing, as he said...

Bruno Mars Plans For Freezing Super Bowl

Bruno Mars is planning to get ''heaters on everything'' when he performs at the Super Bowl this weekend. The 'Grenade' singer will sing at the Half Time Show during the Denver Broncos vs Seattle Seahawks...

Queen Latifah To Perform At Super Bowl

Queen Latifah will perform 'America the Beautiful' at the Super Bowl.The actress-and-singer has been enlisted to sing the patriotic tune during the pre-game show at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on February 2.According to...

The Super Bowl Will Heat Up With A Half Time Performance By The Red Hot Chili Peppers

Last year Beyonce performed an unforgettable Super Bowl half time show and this year it’s Red Hot Chilly Peppers’ turn. The rockers have taken the torch, next they will take the stage in February, the...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Joining Bruno Mars On Stage At Super Bowl - Report

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are preparing to rock out onstage with Bruno Mars during the Super Bowl halftime show in February (14), according to a U.S. report.The Californication hitmakers are already scheduled to perform...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Track Causes Headaches For U.k. Radio Station

Officials at one of Britain's top rock radio stations have found themselves in trouble with decency watchdogs after the Red Hot Chili Peppers' expletive-laced Suck My Kiss was broadcast unedited.Kerrang! Radio officials have been found...

Chad Smith Apologises To Soccer Fans For 'Inappropriate' Team Shirt Antics

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith has apologised to fans of Brazilian soccer team Flamengo after jokingly shoving a team jersey down the back of his pants at a drum clinic.The drummer became the...

Chad Smith Receiving Death Threats After Brazilian Soccer Jersey Insult

Drummer Chad Smith has become the target of online death threats after Latin fans took offence to footage of the Red Hot Chili Peppers star jokingly shoving a Brazilian soccer jersey down the back of...

Chad Smith Picking Up Guitar For Charity Jam Session

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith is swapping his drum sticks for a guitar pick to take part in a charity jam session.The rocker will join more than 150 artists, including Paul Simon bandmember...

Music Midtown Festival Continues To Grow After Successful Rebirth

It looks like Atlanta's Music Midtown festival is on its way back up as 2013 brings us the biggest line-up since its return from a six year hiatus.We are back to where we started with...

Jake Bugg Talks Album Number Two And Partnering With Rick Rubin [Interview]

We managed to grab Jake Bugg for a quick chat at Leeds Festival 2013 over the weekend (August 23rd - 25th) where, among other things, he opened up about what to expect from his sophomore...

Paul Mccartney Plays 'Yesterday' With Kronos Quartet At Outside Lands Festival

Paul McCartney fans at the Outside Lands festival were given a real treat on Friday evening (August 9, 2013) with the Beatles legend performing with the string virtuosos, the Kronos Quartet. The quartet are perhaps...

Outside Lands Festival 2013 To Bring You Much More Than Music This Year

The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is back on August 9th - 11th 2013 bringing us the best in art and music as we see the likes of Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails and...

Chilli Pepper's Anthony Kiedis Assaulted By Security Guard Outside Four Season Hotel

Red Hot Chilli Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis was made to do some cooling down on Friday (June 21) after he was spotted brawling with a security guard outside the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia. The...

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