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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Challenges Will Ferrell To A Drum Battle, Ferrell Agrees

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith recently released a video asking that Will Ferrell stop impersonating him, and then effectively challenged Ferrell to a drum battle… which he has accepted.

KROQ-FM–02/10/2014

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Will Ferrell Reveals That He’s Actually Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith

The almost uncanny resemblance between the rock star and the funnyman is a well documented and long-running joke, with the internet rife with memes and jokes highlighting their lookalike status.

02/05/2014

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Confirm They’re Obviously Not Covering Led Zeppelin at the Super Bowl

Despite media-generated rumors, Smith assured listeners that the band would not be attempting to cover the live version of Led Zeppelin’s “Dazed and Confused,”

01/29/2014

The Chili Peppers at Coachella 2013. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

Red Hot Chili Peppers Likely Headed Into The Studio This Fall

After nearly two years of touring in support of their half-million selling tenth album I’m With You, The Red Hot Chili Peppers are finally winding down and may head back into the studio.

05/31/2013

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Debut 8-Minute Bluesy Riff “In Love Dying”

Red Hot Chili Peppers are in the midst of slowly releasing eighteen tracks recorded while on the road promoting their most recent album I’m With You. Beginning last August, the band scheduled a series of […]

02/01/2013

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Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers Supports Banned UCLA Basketball Star Shabazz Muhammad

Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers loves his hometown Los Angeles basketball teams. He showed his support for a suspended UCLA recruit by wearing a protest shirt while playing the National Anthem at the first game of the Bruins’ season.

11/12/2012

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Vote For The Greatest Rock Drummer Of All Time – #KingOfBeats

Just exactly who is the best rock and roll drummer to ever bash a kit into submission? Vote for your favorite beat-keeper now!

11/06/2012

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Hear Two New Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs From The “I’m With You” Vinyl Single Series

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are releasing a whopping 18 songs from the “I’m With You” recording sessions on vinyl 7-inch singles and digital downloads. Check out the first two tracks inside!

KROQ-FM–08/09/2012

Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers / photo credit: Dave Mead courtesy of Lollapalooza

Red Hot Chili Peppers Thrill Audiences On Lollapalooza Day 2

Anthony Kiedis, for his part, is one of those rare rock vocalists whose voice has actually improved with age. In fact, 25 years in it is quite possible that the Chili Peppers are one of the best live acts going. At the very least, they’re a band practically tailor-made to top a festival bill.

08/05/2012

Red Hot Chili Peppers To Release Cover Album Of Hall Of Fame Inductees

Just like most bands, Red Hot Chili Peppers were inspired by other artists. Throughout their near 30 year history, the Peppers have been fairly vocal about their musical influences. With the band’s recent induction into […]

04/19/2012

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