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Chili Pepper Smith Is Will Ferrell's Doppelganger

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS rocker CHAD SMITH looks so much like actor WILL FERRELL he's constantly stopped in the street and mistaken for the film funnyman.The drummer insists he's often asked to sign autographs as...

Peppers End Break After Two Years

The lengthy RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS hiatus is over - the band has announced it will reconvene in October (09).Drummer Chad Smith, who used his downtime to form supergroup Chickenfoot with Sammy Hagar, insists he...

Chili Peppers Extend Hiatus, But Aren't Splitting

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS rocker CHAD SMITH has denied rumours the band are splitting, insisting they're just enjoying a well earned break. The California hitmakers announced a year-long hiatus last year (08), which they've now extended...

The Things The Say:

"Everly is the best roommate I ever had. He's just a good hang. He's funny. He doesn't cost a lot to keep up. He's a good dancer." And he sleeps "for 11 hours straight" RED...

Kiedis Hailed By Musicares

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS is to be honoured for his charity work by the MusiCares foundation. The rocker, who has battled drug addiction in the past, has been using his experiences with illegal...

Woodstock Founder Planning Anniversary Sequel

The founder of the legendary Woodstock music festival is said to be looking for sponsors to fund a 40th anniversary event.Michael Lang, who co-founded the iconic 1969 show in Bethel, New York State, is hoping...

By on 24 March 2009

Kiedis' Life Coming To Small Screen

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS' autobiography is to be turned into a TV series. Writer John Sayles, known for his work on movies Honeydripper and Silver City, has penned a script for a drama...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Extend Hiatus

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are considering doubling their year-long hiatus to allow bassist FLEA to complete his music studies. Drummer Chad Smith revealed all about the group's break plans on website MusicRadar.com last year (08)...

Mortimer To Cover Take That?

Tony Mortimer has claimed that he may cover TAKE THAT songs when he launches his solo career.Mortimer was the former singer of boyband EAST 17, who were fierce rivals of TAKE THAT during each of...

By on 13 February 2009

Frusciante Talks New Album

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist John Frusciante has been discussing his forthcoming solo album.Members of the hugely-popular US rock outfit have been concentrating on outside projects of late, given that the band is currently on...

By on 08 January 2009

Report: Kiedis Battling Kidney Disease

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS rocker ANTHONY KIEDIS has reportedly been secretly battling kidney disease. The rocker was a regular patient at a Los Angeles hospital over the summer (08) and narrowly escaped kidney failure, according...

Kiedis' Life Story To Hit Tv

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS is turning his extraordinary life story into a new TV drama series. U.S. cable network HBO plan to turn Kiedis' 2004 autobiography Scar Tissue into a show. The...

Rockers Offer Up Signed Goods To Aid Lit Rocker's Brain Tumour Battle

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, NO DOUBT and THE OFFSPRING are collecting merchandise and memorabilia to auction off to help fund fellow California rocker ALLEN SHELLENBERGER's brain tumour battle. Lit star Shellenberger was diagnosed with...

Flea To Study Music At Usc

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star FLEA is going back to school - to study music at the University of Southern California. The colourful rocker and founder of Los Angeles' Silverlake Conservatory of Music insists he's...

Kiedis And Girlfriend Split

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS has split up with his girlfriend of three years HEATHER CHRISTIE. The couple has been living apart since June (08). Kiedis, 45 and former model Christie, 22, have...

Clothing Boss Sued For $11 Million Over Red Hot Chili Peppers Logo Dispute

A clothing firm boss is facing an $11 million (GBP5.5 million) fine after using the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' famous logo on a jacket - without permission. Back-Lite owner Gary Shaffer is being sued by...

Kiedis + Lewis Are Sexiest Veggies

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS and British pop star LEONA LEWIS have been voted the world's Sexiest Vegetarians. Tens of thousands of animal lovers voted the pair into the top spots as part...

Hagar Forms Supergroup With Smith, Anthony + Satriani

SAMMY HAGAR, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer CHAD SMITH, guitar legend JOE SATRIANI and former VAN HALEN bass player MICHAEL ANTHONY have formed a new supergroup. The trio plans to record a new album under...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Take A Year Off

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have split - for now. Frontman Anthony Kiedis has confirmed the rockers have disbanded after the recording of their last album Stadium Arcadium and the tour that followed became a "gruelling,...

Warner Music Drops Copyright Protection For Music Downloads

Warner Music has revolutionised the music download industry by inking a deal to provide a rival download service to rival Apple's iTunes store.The record label's contract with download website 7digital.com will see computer users in...

By on 05 March 2008

Producer Walker 'Lost Everything' In Flea's Rented Mansion

LATEST: Producer BUTCH WALKER "lost everything" in the recent Los Angeles wildfires after it was revealed he had been renting the home of RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist, FLEA. Flea - real name Michael Balzary...

Flea Loses Home In La Fires

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA has lost his home in the latest fires to hit Los Angeles. The rocker's $5 million (GBP2.5 million) French-style mansion was burned down in the wildfires which began on...

Chilis To Sue Tv Show

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have confirmed plans to sue the producers of TV show Californication over the use of their famous album title.The US funk-rock band has filed a lawsuit against Showtime Network, the...

By on 20 November 2007

Chili Peppers Sue Us Network Over Show's Name

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are suing US network Showtime over the name of its new show CALIFORNICATION.The rock band claims that the title is "immediately associated" with their 1999 hit CD and DVD of...

By on 20 November 2007

Red Hot Chili Peppers Sue Showtime

Rockers the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are suing executives at U.S. cable TV network Showtime over the pay-per-view channel's hit show CALIFORNICATION. In the suit, filed in Los Angeles on Monday (19Nov07), the band alleges...

Kiedis Names Kid Everly Bear

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star ANTHONY KIEDIS has joined the ranks of the Hollywood parents who have given their kids odd names by confirming his baby son will be christened EVERLY BEAR. The Californication singer's...

Kiedis Becomes A Father

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS has become a father for the first time. The rocker's model girlfriend, 22-year-old Heather Christie, gave birth to a baby boy in the early hours of Tuesday (02Oct07)...

Kiedis' Dancing Causes Festival Chaos

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS were booed by thousands of fans at the Reading Festival on Saturday (25Aug07), after sound problems left the band rocking too quietly. Around 80,000 fans packed into the venue to...

Chili Peppers Triumph At Reading

Red Hot Chili Peppers triumphed in their headline set at Reading festival, despite reports of slight sound problems.After playing a set mainly formed of greatest hits, the Californian band seemed to be experiencing sound problems,...

By on 26 August 2007

Reading Festival Overcomes Weather

Some camping areas at this year's Reading festival have been closed after the event organisers described the land as "unusable".However, extra camping in the car park areas has been made available to compensate for sites...

By on 21 August 2007

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