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John Frusciante Files Lawsuit Against Stalker

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has filed for a restraining order from a "stalker" fan.The guitarist has asked for the order against August Elizabeth Thomas to be granted from a Los Angeles...

Klinghoffer's First Day As A Red Hot Chili Pepper Was A Sad One

New Red Hot Chili Peppers star Josh Klinghoffer has revealed his first day as a member of the group was a sad one - because a good friend died.Frontman Anthony Kiedis heard the news about...

Frusciante Files Request For Restraining Order

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers star John Frusciante has filed a request for a restraining order in Los Angeles after accusing a 32-year-old filmmaker of harassing him.The guitarist claims he is worried that August Elizabeth...

Keidis Was A Broken Man As Chili Peppers Tour Ended

Frontman Anthony Keidis was pleased to take a break from the Red Hot Chili Peppers after the group's Stadium Arcadium tour in 2007 - because it gave him time to mend his broken feet.The singer...

Chili Peppers Beaming Release Day Concert Live To U.s. Theatres

Red Hot Chili Peppers will launch their first album in five years with a special performance in Germany, which will be beamed live via satellite to movie theatres across America.The rockers will release I'm With...

Chili Peppers' Lofty Ambitions On New Video Shoot

The Red Hot Chili Peppers stunned locals in Venice Beach, California on Saturday (30Jul11) by rocking out on a rooftop for a video shoot.The rockers ventured to new heights to film a promo for their...

Flea Wanted To Quit Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea wanted to quit the band when John Frusciante left for a second time.The 48-year-old bassist admits he had serious doubts about continuing with the group when the guitarist - who...

Chili Peppers Make Live Return Under The Stars

Rockers the Red Hot Chili Peppers returned to the stage for the first time in four years on Wednesday (27Jul11) with a secret outdoor concert under the stars.The Under the Bridge hitmakers staged an intimate...

Flea's Student Joy

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea showed his soft side by breaking down in tears as he told of his work helping underprivileged children.The bassist was also a trumpet prodigy in his youth, and he...

Flea Donates Bass Guitar To Charity Auction

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea has showed off his generous side by offering up a guitar and private music lessons for a charity auction.The rocker has decorated an electric bass guitar with graffiti for...

Peppers Back With Album And Dates

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are officially back - they have a release date set for their first album in five years and festival shows planned.The group's new album, I'm With You, has been produced...

Kiedis Selling Off Mtv Europe Award To Benefit Japan Aid Effort

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Anthony Kiedis is selling off an Mtv Europe Award to help raise funds for ongoing relief in devastated areas of Japan.The item features among the fresh highlights of an ongoing...

Steven Tyler Hits The Studio With Johnny Depp

Steven Tyler, the Aerosmith singer and current American Idol judge, is writing songs with the Hollywood actor Johnny Depp. Steven Tyler and Depp recently hit the studio to work on a new collaboration but there...

Martin Scorsese Praises 'Ageless' Dylan

Martin Scorsese has described Bob Dylan as an "ageless" talent.The 'Raging Bull' director - whose documentary film 'No Direction Home' told the story of Dylan's life between 1961 and 1966 and his impact on popular...

N-dubz Teaching Red Hot Chili Peppers British Slang

N-Dubz have been trying to teach Red Hot Chili Peppers British slang. The London based hip-hop group are presently promoting themselves in the US, where lead rapper Dappy said he tried to teach the funk...

Natalie Maines Debuts Beach Boys Cover

Natalie Maines has premiered her first new material for nearly five years.Natalie Maines, the American singer-songwriter and Dixie Chicks star, has premiered her cover of the Beach Boys classic 'God Only Knows'. Fans of the...

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Acid Trip Album Title

The title of Red Hot Chili Peppers' new album is inspired by an acid trip.Anthony Kiedis, who fronts the band, says they are currently using the working title 'Dr Johnny Skinz's Disproportionately Rambunctious Polar Express...

Captain Beefheart Dies Aged 69

Captain Beefheart has died at the age of 69. The eccentric musician - born Don Van Vliet - passed away on Friday (17.12.10) from complications relating to multiple sclerosis at a hospital in Northern California....

Scissor Sisters' Single Regret

Jake Shears regrets decisions made about his band's latest album.The Scissor Sisters singer admitted the success of their latest album 'Night Work' has been "a slow burn" - and they feel they shouldn't have released...

Metallica Become Family Friendly

Metallica singer James Hetfield has made his band's live shows "more family-friendly" since becoming a father. The heavy metal singer has toned down his language when the group play live for the sake of his...

Fleet Foxes Finish 'More Personal' Album

Fleet Foxes second album will be "more personal".The acoustic folk band's singer Robin Pecknold said tracks on their forthcoming album - recorded over eight months in their own studio in Seattle, North West America -...

Foo Fighters Added To Isle Of Wight Line Up

Foo Fighters will join Pulp and Kings of Leon at the Isle Of Wight Festival 2011.The US rockers will headline the Saturday night of the event, which kicks off the festival season in the UK...

Albarn Forms Supergroup With Flea

DAMON ALBARN has formed another supergroup - he's teaming up with RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS rocker FLEA for a new band.The former Blur frontman is currently working on his fourth studio album with Gorillaz and...

Chili Peppers Recording Red Hot New Tracks

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are halfway through recording a new album. The 'Under The Bridge' group have been in the studio with producer Rick Rubin and reportedly started enough tracks to fill a whole...

Chili Peppers 'Preparing To Sue Over Vickers Track'

Rockers RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are considering taking legal action against British pop star DIANA VICKERS over similarities between her new track and the band's classic UNDER THE BRIDGE, according to U.K. reports.The chart newcomer,...

Bryan Ferry's Bass Odyssey

Bryan Ferry used three bass players on one track on his new album. The 'Love Is The Drug' singer layered ace bassists Mani, from Primal Scream, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and jazz ace...

Duff Mckagan Quits Addiction

Duff McKagan has left Jane's Addiction after just five months.The former Guns 'N' Roses bass player cited "musical differences" as the motivation behind his decision to leave the US rock group, despite working on material...

Smith Too Busy For Chickenfoot

Rock supergroup CHICKENFOOT are preparing to hit the studio to record their second album without drummer and founder CHAD SMITH - because the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star is too busy to join them.Smith formed...

Star-studded Tribute Show For Bonham

Drummers including former GUNS N' ROSES star STEVEN ADLER and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' CHAD SMITH have signed up to take part in a tribute to late LED ZEPPELIN percussionist JOHN BONHAM to mark the...

Ronnie Wood Announces All-star Album

Slash and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea will both appear on Ronnie Wood's solo album. Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie has announced his first solo album since 2001, 'I Feel Like Playing', which will feature...

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