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Red Hot Chili Peppers Call In Top Chef For London Show

The Red Hot Chili Peppers were treated to a feast before their recent London gig - they called in a top chef from a nearby restaurant to cook their favourite meals.The rockers played at the...

Chili Peppers On Fire Atop U.k. Albums Chart

Rockers the Red Hot Chili Peppers have officially made their comeback in the U.K. albums chart - their new release I'M With You has debuted at number one.The follow-up to 2006's Stadium Arcadium replaced British...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Discuss New Album

Red Hot Chili Peppers have been discussing the inspiration behind their new album I'm With You. I'm With You will be the 10th studio album by the Los Angeles rockers and features new single The...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Inspired By Anton Chekov

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea compares the band's songwriting to the work of Anton Chekhov.The band approach writing with a view to creating "visual pictures" with each of their songs, with bassist Flea taking inspiration...

Frusciante Granted Restraining Order

A screenwriter accused of harassing former Red Hot Chili Peppers star John Frusciante has been ordered to stay away from the rocker for two years.The guitarist claims August Elizabeth Thomas approached him with a request...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Always Experimenting

Red Hot Chili Peppers feel is it "irrelevant" whether people like their new album, 'I'm With You'. The 'Give it Away' band's bass player, Flea, feels the most important thing for the group is always...

Thom Yorke Influenced Flea

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea was influenced by touring with Radiohead singer Thom Yorke.The bassist played with the British singer in supergroup Atoms for Peace - which also included punk singer Patti Smith and Gorillaz...

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Piano Songs

Red Hot Chili Peppers wrote music on a piano for the first time for 'I'm With You'.During the band's recent hiatus, bass player Flea enrolled himself in the University of Southern California to study Jazz...

Kiedis' Past Hinders Love Life

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Anthony Kiedis struggles to find love because of his wild-man past.The rocker has fought a much-documented battle with drug addiction since he was young, but overcame his problems in the...

Anthony Keidis Closer To His Dad Because Of Son

Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Keidis says having a son helped him forgive his own father for his mistakes. The 48-year-old rocker's three-year-old son Everly Bear has helped him understand his own upbringing with...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist Brings Something 'Different'

New Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer brought "something very different" to the band's latest album, 'I'm With You'. Josh replaced former guitarist John Frusciante in 2008, and bass player Flea thinks as a...

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...

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